Western Washington University to offer Ethics in Workplace Workshop April 19

Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics will offer “Ethics in the Workplace” this spring, the first of several professional development courses designed for business executives and human resource professionals. 

The half-day non-credit course will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 19 at the Squalicum Boathouse in Bellingham. Cost to attend is $349 with registration details available at ee.wwu.edu/professional-development.

Participants will explore how ethical decisions can be appropriately informed by ethical theory, and will learn:

  • Assumptions that may hinder sound ethics
  • The importance of trust
  • A model for ethical decision making
  • Integrating ethics into human resource practice
  • How to avoid hubris within organizations


“Ethics in the Workplace” is taught by Craig Dunn, the Wilder Distinguished Professor of Business and Sustainability in Western’s College of Business and Economics.  Dunn specializes in business and society issues, with his research in areas such as managerial ethics and values, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, the meaning of work and social entrepreneurship.

This offering has HRCI preferred provider status and is supported, in part, by the Mt. Baker Chapter of SHRM.  SHRM preferred provider status is pending.

To learn more about “Ethics in the Workplace” and other upcoming professional development opportunities, visit ee.wwu.edu/professional-development, email ProfDev@wwu.edu or call (360) 650-3308.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:35pm