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LEG500
Preview: LEG500 : Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
Course Guide
Prerequisites
Course Description
Instructional Materials
Examines and evaluates the legal environment and ethical challenges of management and
organizations. Reviews approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work
environment, ensure legal compliance, and provide effective leadership in an organization. Analyzes
the impact of management decisions, corporate governance, and the leader's individual conduct on
a firm's ability to meet its obligations to stakeholders. Evaluates alternative courses of action from an
economic, legal, and ethical perspective to ensure management meets corporate responsibilities to
create wealth, obey the law, and observe society's ethical standards. Examines the key elements of
effective corporate governance, the predominate schools of ethical thought in relation to strategic
management, and the ethical consideration for global operations.
Required Resources
Marianne M. Jennings. 2022. Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment. LEG500
Blackboard Course.
Court of Appeals of Michigan. January 2, 2020. Estate of Simpson v. GM, LLC, 2020 Mich. App.
LEXIS 12, 2020 WL 39978 . https://advance-lexis-com.libdatab.strayer.edu/api/permalink/17031ea6-
9417-482b-941d-3405cac573af/?context=1516831
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Course Learning Outcomes
Weekly Course Schedule
Week 1 - To Do List
Learn: Read Chapters 1 and 2 from Business:
Its
Legal,
Ethical,
and
Global
Environment.
Discuss: Introduce yourself and participate in the discussion, Justifying Unethical Conduct and the
Purpose for Law.
Week 2 - To Do List
Learn: Read Chapter 8 from Business:
Its
Legal,
Ethical,
and
Global
Environment.
Learn: View the videos on real-world business crime, scandals, and fraud.
Discuss: Participate in the discussion, Business Crime and Liability and Privacy in the Workplace.
Prepare: Read the instructions for the activity, Product Liability Law Case Summary, due next week.
Week 3 - To Do List
Learn: Read Chapter 13 from Business:
Its
Legal,
Ethical,
and
Global
Environment.
Learn: View the videos on advertising and product liability.