This course will prepare you to approach your job with an awareness of the importance of ethics in the work setting and an understanding of what constitutes ethical behaviour. You will learn the thinking behind ethical behaviour and be able to recognise some of the common myths about business ethics.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise the factors that influence ethical dilemmas
  • Define workplace ethics
  • Identify personal benefits of acting ethically
  • Recognise the importance of ethical conduct at the corporate level
  • Recognise common myths about business ethics
  • Recognise employee beliefs that foster ethical workplace behaviour
  • Match ethical approaches to their corresponding definitions


Individuals at all levels of an organisation who should understand the impact of ethical and unethical behaviour in the workplace

60 Minutes

365 Days