SRJC Course Outlines

11/24/2020 4:46:41 AMBMG 85.10 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 85.10Title:  SMALL BUSINESS ETHICS  
Full Title:  Ethical Issues For Small Business Owner
Last Reviewed:9/12/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total.50 Contact Total8.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BMG 88.10

Catalog Description:
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Investigate the ethical issues surrounding current business practices globally.   Examine the reasons certain business practices have been adopted by companies in the United States and abroad.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Investigate the ethical issues surrounding current business practices globally.   Examine the reasons certain business practices have been adopted by companies in the United States and abroad.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Analyze the ethical issues surrounding current business practice in the U.S. and abroad.
2. Differentiate between the letter of the law and the spirit of the law.
3. Distinguish between the concepts of justice and fairness globally.
4. Analyze the sources and uses of power in business practice.
5. Examine the issue of profitability, as it relates to moral and ethical issues.
6. Determine individual limits and conclusions to moral and ethical issues in the context of the country.
7. Prepare solutions to moral and ethical dilemmas facing companies globally.

Topics and Scope
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1. Ethical issues challenging small businesses
   a.  U.S.
   b.  Globally
2. Legal considerations challenging small businesses
3. Models of power relationships
   a.  Political
   b.  Social
   c.  Demographic
   d.  Religious
   e.  Environmental
   f.   Geographic
4. Comparing and contrasting concepts of business profitability versus morality
5. Case studies where decisions resulted in ethical conflicts

Assignments:
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1. Reading of approximately five to ten pages per week
2. Analyze case studies
3. Written evaluation of a relevant case study of approximately 5 pages
4. In-class oral presentation

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Written case studies
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
50 - 60%
Analyze case studies, oral presentation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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