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    Pepperdine University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog

MBAA 690 Contemporary Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Issues in Business (1)


This course offers students a framework for understanding the intimate connection between ethics, law, and regulation in business environments. The course aims to provide a solid grounding in the fundamental ethical and legal principles that business executives must know to successfully conduct business to avoid increasingly severe criminal and civil sanctions and attendant negative publicity. Topics that will be covered include an overview of the U.S. legal system and an analysis of the fundamental ethical and legal principles of U.S. and international business law. Student will be encouraged to scrutinize their own personal and business conduct and that of their organizations to determine whether both they and their organizations are complying with the ethical and legal standards of the 21st century.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Encourage critical thinking about ethical and legal decisions faced by executives at work.
  2. Understand the adverse consequences of failing to apply the clear principles of ethical behavior under American rule of law.
  3. Explain the American legal system and its impact on ethics and executive decision-making.
Grading Basis: CR/NC/I