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Postgraduate | CUR-MBA670 | 2023

Philosophy and Ethics

Consider how philosophy, ethics and leadership interact. You’ll cover classic and contemporary philosophy in Eastern and Western traditions, building a rounded view to consider the impact these theories have on leading others in the workplace.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
27 Feb 2023
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

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Philosophy and Ethics

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. apply a range of diverse philosophies to contemporary business
    2. evaluate self management skills in organising personal responsibilities to accommodate the demands of an organisation and society
    3. analyse core ideas and paradoxes found in contemporary leadership
    4. critically evaluate different philosophical standpoints and the competing claims on the leader within a bimoral society
    5. apply theory and concepts to critically reflect on the learning cycle.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

  • CUR-GCB510-Organisational Behaviour for Managers (no longer available)

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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