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1st or 15th of every month
Certificate in Governance and Ethics
3 months to 4 months
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Discover more about the moral corporate decision making and sustainability issues that are at the forefront of contemporary ethical business practice.
Every player in the world economy must adhere to ethical codes of conduct if they are to avoid the reputational damage caused by unfair business practices and insensitivity to moral codes of conduct. Learn how business and ethics co-exists within a global competitive market, understand the relationship between corporate governance and social responsibility, and study how systematic procedures such as corporate reporting lends itself to ensuring sustainability within the global business environment.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:
  • Working models for ensuring that ethical decisions are taken
  • Ethics from the perspective of corporations, including corporate responsibility
  • The reality and behind the concept of whether business and ethics can coexist
  • Ethical views and frameworks within a multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-view world, and their application to business
  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case Studies and Discussion Questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • A good level of English language ability is recommended
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • Throughout the course of this programme, you will focus your learning on the following areas:

    • Ethical Views and Frameworks within a multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-view world and their application to business
    • Business and Ethics; Can they co-exist? A critical consideration of the dichotomy
    • Corporations, Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility
    • Working models for ensuring ethical decisions are taken
    • The Professional; what does being a professional entail? Expectations and reality
    • Sustainability and corporate reporting

    You will be formally assessed once during the programme, which will consist of a written report of up to 3,500 words. Completing this assignment to a satisfactory standard is a mandatory requirement.

  • Based on all online students who studied with InterActive in 2016



Daniela Rachow
I loved the international aspect of studying with InterActive, it’s a very rewarding learning environment. I am absolutely happy with my choice, I’d do it again.
— Daniela Rachow, Germany
Brinsley Bailey
I love everything about the platform. It is so easy to navigate and the fact that I can access my work, view the online libraries and talk to my classmates in one area is very useful.
— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot
Learning is the most important thing, continue to learn, you don’t stop your learning.
Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot, India

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