Building an Ethical Workplace Culture

Short Course

Course Overview

As with other professions, HR management confronts a number of difficult issues and dilemmas concerning ethics, roles, practices and the nature of its professional association.

HR professionals are increasingly required to address complex ethical issues in the workplace as part of their role. More and more organisations are making explicit the standards of behaviour expected in the workplace, and often HR are charged with ensuring that these standards are met and they are tasked with dealing with situations when these standards are breached. This can give rise to complex situations that may be extremely difficult to manage.

While the basics of ethical conduct can be quite simple, the application can be difficult because in real-life it often involves complex dilemmas and behaviour based ‘grey areas’.

This course examines the role HR plays in managing ethics within the organisational context and demonstrates decision making tools that can be used to help address ethical workplace dilemmas. The course uses a case based approach to consider the management of ethical dilemmas by HR.

Key Learning Outcomes

Define the professional and ethical principles which guide human resource management

Understand HR’s role is supporting the CEO and Executive Management to ensure an ethical workplace culture

Understand HR’s role in the ethical decision-making process

Apply ethical decision-making tools to ethical workplace dilemmas.

Course Details

Delivery Mode

Virtual Workshop

Learner Effort

2 x 3 hour sessions

Member Course Fees


Non-member Course Fees


Member CPD Points


Course Delivery

Virtual Learning

Prepare for your own virtual workshop - comprehensive course learning materials are delivered straight to your email inbox before you participate in the live workshop.

Participate in one or more live facilitator-led 3-hour online workshops delivered via Zoom (these are generally programs with which AHRI partners with a specialist provider)

Course Delivery

Blended Learning

Prepare for your learning journey – engage with your peers, complete pre-course tasks, explore and start working through the course online learning module at your own pace.

Participate in one or more live interactive facilitator-led 90 minute online learning sessions delivered via Zoom.

Apply your learning directly to your workplace between the live learning sessions – explore interactive case studies and engage in skills based practice activities.

Reflect on your learning, share what you’ve learnt, and create a plan of action for workplace application.

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