Manager Ethics for IT

Manager Ethics for IT

Course Length:
Delivery Methods: Available for private class only
Course Topics
  • Gain perspective on how manager ethics has true business value.
  • Gain knowledge of ethical rights, wrongs, and actions open to interpretation.
  • Understand IT specific ethical considerations.
Course Overview

This Manager Ethics for IT training class discusses both ethical issues and ethical practices with the goal of reminding people to act ethically for the good of the company, their staff, and themselves.

From an issue perspective, the class raises various difficult scenarios, with the goal of providing the manager with food for thought on how to handle these topics if the need arises. From an ethical practices perspective, it highlights a number of important and commonplace topics and suggests appropriate management responses.

Course Outline
  1. Thoughts On Manager Ethics
    1. Importance of Doing the Right Thing
    2. Importance of Not Doing the Wrong Thing
    3. Wow, I Did the Wrong Thing, Now What?
  2. Things You Should Do
    1. Developing Trust
    2. Allowing for Employees' Personal Needs
  3. The Rule of No Surprises
    1. Things You Should Not Do
      1. Playing Favorites
      2. Making Promises You Can't Keep
      3. Making Racial, Sexual, or Other Jokes in Bad Taste
  4. The IT Things
    1. Editing Data Outside Audit Trails/Logs
    2. Pirated Software
    3. Distributing Unlicensed Software
    4. Taking Company Source Code When You Leave
  5. Food for Thought
    1. Someone Is Doing Something Illegal, but for the Good of the Firm. What Do You Do?
    2. Should You Ever Lie to a Subordinate? Why or Why Not and under What Circumstances?
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

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