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MMH733 - Ethics for Managers

Year:

2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online.

Last updated: 5 October 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Michael Callaghan
Trimester 3: Michael Callaghan
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

1 x 2 hour class (recordings provided) and 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week

Content

This unit aims to develop student’s abilities to analyse the complex, ethically and politically charged, nature of managerial work; differentiate between the multiple responsibilities managers have towards different local and global stakeholders; and evaluate the ways in which management seeks to discharge these responsibilities.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Analyse the ethically and politically charged nature of managerial work arising from responsibilities towards diverse stakeholder groups.

GL01: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GL08: Global citizenship

ULO2

Propose and evaluate managerial responses to complex ethical and sustainability issues.

GL01: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GL08: Global citizenship

ULO3

Develop a knowledge and capacity to manage in a sustainable, socially responsible and ethical manner.

GL06: Self-management
GL08: Global citizenship

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

:
Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week 
Assessment 1: (Individual) - Written assignment 1500 words 20% Week 4
Assessment 2: (Individual) - Written assignment 3000 words 40% Week 8
Examination 2 hours 40% Exam period

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

From Trimester 2 2020:

Nil

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMH733 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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