Fall
Course name Ethical expertise, leadership and organisational culture
Course date 29.08.2024 - 12.12.2024
Institution Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences
Course language Finnish
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Health and Wellbeing HUB
Teacher Hanna Hopia
Email
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Master’s level

Queries related to enrolment practices
Enrolment period 01.08.2024 - 18.08.2024
Implementation plan
Enrol
OPEN UAS Enrolment

Ethical expertise, leadership and organisational culture

29.08.2024 - 12.12.2024

Course description

The purpose of the course is to strengthen your ethical awareness, knowledge, and skills by identifying and analysing ethical dilemmas and controversies that arise in organisations, leadership, and professional practice. The purpose is that you are able to integrate diverse perspectives and take into account the individual, social and cultural context when assessing ethical dilemmas and promote ethically sustainable activities.

Competences: Ethics, Developing working community, Professional leadership

By the end of the course, you can evaluate the impact of organisational culture and leadership on the ethical climate of social and healthcare settings and teams’ performance, and critically appraise the strengths and limitations of different approaches to ethical decision-making. You can examine general ethical principles and a set of standards adopted by professional communities in social and healthcare and recognise how they affect on different levels. You are able to discuss a wide variety of issues related to ethical dilemmas within your own expertise area. You can foster ethical awareness, accountability, and collaboration to create an organisation that supports safe client care and collaborative practices.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree

Assessment criteria

Pass, fail

To pass the course, students are able to demonstrate an understanding of ethical principles and standards adopted by professional communities in social and healthcare, and how they affect decision-making processes at different levels of organisation. Students can evaluate the impact of organisational culture and leadership on the ethical climate of social and healthcare settings and teams’ performance and propose strategies for promoting an ethical and sustainable environment. Students can appraise different approaches to ethical decision-making and demonstrate the ability to apply these approaches in complex ethical dilemmas and controversies. Students can integrate diverse perspectives and consider individual, social, and cultural contexts when assessing ethical dilemmas and propose ethical solutions that promote safe client care and collaborative practices. Students demonstrate an ability to discuss a wide variety of ethical issues related to the student’s own area of expertise, and propose strategies for fostering ethical awareness, accountability, and collaboration. Students participate in webinars and do tasks and assignments according to instructions.

Course way of working and time table

Flipped learning (tasks prior to webinars) Active participation in webinars Independent work

Mandatory participation in all webinars:

5.9.2024 WEBINAR 12-15 Helsinki time 17.9.2024 WEBINAR 12-15 Helsinki time 8.10.2024 WEBINAR 12-15 Helsinki time 12.11.2024 WEBINAR 12-16 Helsinki time