Ethics for Human Resources Professionals
HR professionals function as a key source of ethical awareness for managers and employees. This course reviews the role of HR professionals in advising others, but also ethical issues faced by HR professionals.
What you can learn.
- Identify the parts of an HR professional's job in which ethical issues are likely to be experienced
- Employ practical techniques to develop solutions, evaluate their impacts, and decide on a course of action
- Recognize the impacts of cultural and organizational pressures to conform and the strategies to manage those impacts
- Know the early warning signs of conflict between personal and work values
- Assess how to maintain personal integrity
About this course:Today's HR professionals function as a key source of ethical awareness for managers and employees. This course heightens awareness of when integrity and an understanding of ethical issues are required, not only when advising others but also when addressing the issues HR professionals face. Instruction enables participants to recognize the parts of their jobs in which ethical issues are most likely to be experienced; they employ practical techniques to develop solutions, evaluate their impacts, and decide on a course of action. Additionally, students understand the impact of cultural and organizational pressures to conform, identify when to escalate issues and to whom, know the early warning signals of conflict between personal and work values, and assess how to maintain personal integrity.
Summer 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Select CEU (appears on transcript) as the credit and grading preference to have this course applied toward a certificate program’s ethics requirement (if applicable).
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.