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What you will learn

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In our complex world, ethical judgement and decision making are essential skills for business leaders.

This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for professionals from any sector seeking enhanced leadership skills and the ability to approach ethical dilemmas with confidence.

Interrogate your own personal values and ethics

Develop an understanding of your own ethical subjectivity and consider alternative viewpoints. Explore how personal and societal values influence judgement. Gain a pragmatic and comprehensive framework that builds on subjective strengths and weaknesses for ethical decision making.

Understand how organisational culture influences judgement

Explore the way organisational structure and culture shape individual and group-level judgement and decision-making. Examine how modern business and organisational contexts can either support our ethical judgement and decision-making skills or negate our moral impulses.

Gain frameworks for ethical decision making in complex scenarios

Examine sources of workplace pressure that impede ethical judgement and decision making. Develop the leadership capacity to confidently apply a comprehensive framework to ethical decision making in your own professional context.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Associate Professor Ben Neville

Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

Ben researches and teaches across business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainable business, addressing these issues from strategic, ethical and critical perspectives. He is the Gourlay Fellow of Ethics in Business and a Section Editor of the Corporate Responsibility (Theory and Qualitative) section of Journal of Business Ethics, and Sustainability in the Curriculum Fellow for the Faculty of Business and Economics and Chair of the University's Fair Trade Steering Committee.

More from this series

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The Adaptive Leadership series

This series gives leaders and aspiring leaders the core knowledge, skills and tools to navigate leadership opportunities and challenges in the context of digital transformation and dynamic competitive environments.

It's been developed in consultation with leading professional services organisations, major business stakeholder organisations, and human resource management and organisational development practitioners.

The series also provides a pathway into the proposed Master of Professional Management. See course details for more information.

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For individuals

To take Ethical Judgement as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$1350.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

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Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Ethical Judgement, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

Pricing on request


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17 April – 14 May 2023

Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

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