Courses & Units

Managerial Social Responsibility BMA250

Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Hobart, Launceston

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 BMA250
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management
Coordinator Doctor Mark Wickham
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Accelerated Study Period 1 1/2/2021 24/2/2021 18/3/2021 2/5/2021
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe theories and concepts of ethical reasoning.
  • Use judgement to explain the ethical issues of relevance to a business context.
  • Make evidence-based decisions that are informed by ethical reasoning.
  • Demonstrate team-based communication of complex ethical analysis and judgements.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091701 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

1 x introductory level, or higher, unit

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BMA350, BMA391-A, BMA291-A, BAA310

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - take home (50%)|Case Study (10%)|Peer review (15%)|Abstract (25%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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