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MAN 696 Compliance and Codes of Ethics

General Information

Lecturer Manuel Mikoleit
Examiner Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
Course Format Seminar
Credit Points 6 ECTS
Frequency Fall term 2022
Hours per Week 2 (in-class) + 15 (self-study)
Language English
Grading 30% Group presentation; 70% Final assignment
Formal Prerequisites none
Recommended Prerequisites General interest in the topic of sustainable business

Course Structure

Date Time
30th September, 2022 10.15 – 17.00
7th October, 2022 10.15 – 17.00

Further Information

  • Brief Description

    The proliferation of corporate scandals over the last years has illustrated how important it is for organizations to ensure that ethical norms are known and followed by their members. The field of compliance management and the tool of codes of ethics have thus received increased attention and many companies have set up respective units. Some companies even use gamification methods to teach employees about codes of ethics. Recently, the topic of compliance has further moved centre stage due to new ethical risks through digitalization.

    Learning outcomes:

    In this course, participants…

    • learn regulators’ requirements towards businesses
    • understand the basic of compliance management in organizations
    • discuss current developments in the field of compliance management
    • reflect on how codes of ethics can be developed in a participative way and implemented in the organization to maximize effectiveness
    • focus on the shift, digitization and agile work environments bring to compliance management systems
  • Application

    Registration/Application via Portal2 is required.

  • Contact

    If you have any questions regarding this seminar, please don't hesitate to contact sustainablebusiness bwl.uni-mannheim.de.

Updated: August 2022