Courses & Units

Managerial Social Responsibility BAA310

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed

Introduction

Sound and effective management and leadership require not only financial and technical expertise but also ethical competency. This unit provides a focus on ethical decision-making, and in particular introduces a series of frameworks for discerning what is right and wrong in important areas of business practice. Ethical competency is the ability to, a) perceive the ethical implications of a situation, b) engage in sound ethical reasoning, and c) develop practical problem-solving strategies.

Summary

Unit name Managerial Social Responsibility
Unit code BAA310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Coordinator

Dr Mark Wickham

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Accelerated Study Period 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 1 On-Campus International

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020
Accelerated Study Period 1 3/2/2020 21/2/2020 19/3/2020 2/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • LO1: Demonstrate knowledge, evaluation and application of the ethics theories presented in the unit.
  • LO2: Apply ethics theories and concepts to organisations.
  • LO3: Use ethics theories and independent research to assess contemporary management issues.
  • LO4: Analyse ethical issues, apply ethics theory and concepts, and justify a recommendation.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2020: $1,394.00 2020: $2,702.00 089999

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 credit points at intermediate (200) level

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 40 minute tutorial per week. Please see the unit outline for details.

Assessment

Team case analysis (10%), Peer review (15%), Live case analysis (25%) Take home examination (50%).

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Textbooks

Required

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