Course: Business Ethics

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Course title Business Ethics
Course code KFP/EPO
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Anderlová Silvie, JUDr. et Mgr.
  • Jánošíková Petra, JUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Ethics in business, economics and law 2. The basic ethical and legal concepts and their mutual correlation 3. The development of ethical thinking 4. Corporate culture 5. Applications and tools of ethical management in the company 6. Unfair businnes practices and legal protection 7. Ethics in Advertising 8. Unfair labor practices law 9. Corruption as a moral and ethical issue 10. Ethics in selected professions 11. Ethics and etiquette.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Task-based study method, Seminar
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 52 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
know the basics of social sciences
professional skills
demonstrate basic social skills
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
comprehend the business ethics terminology
acquire the elements of normative, applied and business ethics used in business processes
understand the importance of ethics in business for creation of company culture
professional skills
review the ethic role of management
identify and determine unethical behaviour
apply his/her knowledge to model situations in the area of business ethics
act in accordance with company ethics and the CR (EU) legislature
discriminate and formulate conflicts between law nad moral
provide, justify and assess his/her chosen solution
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
The student will comprehend the business ethics terminology and acquire the elements of normative, applied and business ethics used in business processes. Further, the student will understand the importance of ethics in business for creation of company culture. The student will review the ethic role of management, identify and determine unethical behaviour, apply his/her knowledge to model situations in the area of business ethics, will be able to act in accordance with company ethics and the CR (EU) legislature, will discriminate and formulate conflicts between law nad moral, and provide, justify and assess his/her chosen solution.
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Seminar
Task-based study method
Skills demonstration
assessment methods
Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Bohatá, Marie; Seknička, Pavel; Šemrák, Marián. Úvod do hospodářské etiky. 1. vyd, dotisk. Praha : ASPI Publishing, 2001. ISBN 80-85963-40-X.
  • Černohorské Lenka, Putnová Anna. Společenská odpovědnost firem a jak ji měřit?. Brno, 2012.
  • Putnová Anna, Seknička Pavel. Etické řízení ve firmě. Praha, 2007.
  • Rolný, I. Etika v podnikové strategii. Boskovice, 1998.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Public Administration (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (12) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Law (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Public Administration (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Winter
Faculty of Law Law (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter