Ethics in the Business World
15 – 19, 2013
Business Ethics Week is devoted to helping students:
- Understand and navigate the ethical and legal
challenges they will face in the workplace
- Learn how to create business cultures that
respect and empathize with all stakeholders – crowding out destructive behavior
- Champion corporate stewardship of the
environment and society
To achieve these goals over 80 classes will have speakers
from the business and professional world talk about their personal journeys in
addressing these three goals.
We also have three public events for students and faculty
that model exemplary ethical and successful business decision-making and
FAQs for Speakers
How much time am I committing to? 45 minutes to an hour, plus your travel
Can I talk with the professor before the class? Absolutely. We encourage it and we will facilitate it, if you like.
Can I ask for a particular class subject? Yes. There is a place to indicate this on
the sign-up form.
What types of classes are available? We have an array of both Graduate and
Undergraduate courses available and they are all from the business school. Keep in mind, all Graduate-level classes meet
If my relationship with my professor is not
going smoothly, what should I do? Please
let us know right away so we can resolve any problems as soon as possible.
On the sign-up form, I need to indicate my availability
in the “morning, afternoon, and/or evening”.
Are these set times? No, they are not. These responses are indications we use to
help in our scheduling. We will contact
you with options for precise times and options after you submit the form.
Is the Center for Business Ethics helping
speakers design effective presentations? Yes,
Can I Prepare for My Class Visit?
Discuss what it means to lead a business
career with integrity –
Illustrate with your own examples and examples of those you admire.
Take a case from your actual experience – feel free to fictionalize the case.
Present the case to the students, let them wrestle with it, then tell them what
you did and why. They will have plenty of questions!
Discuss a case from the news – Students love to talk about the
latest business news, good and bad.
Ask us for a case that you could use in the
classroom – Discussing a
case, bringing in your know-how, will be very powerful for the students.
Your passion – If you want to do something
not listed above, we look forward to learning from you. We are interested in