Online Course Guide of WHU –
Find all modules and courses of our degree programs.
Please use the filters below to select the term (spring or fall) as well as the respective program (BSc, MSc, MBA, Exchange, Doctoral) of your choice for an overview of all modules offered at WHU. The courses are listed under the modules. Please click on a module to see which courses are part of it. If you would like to find out more about a certain course, click on the name of the course to see detail information. The location of the lecture will be revealed after your course registration on myWHUstudies.
Spring term counts from January - August, fall term counts from September - December.
Important for Exchange Students: As the Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Programs utilize a modular course structure, the dates on which students begin and end the exchange are flexible. Please find here a chronological overview of the preliminary course offering for Fall and Spring.
Ethics: Management based on ethical values - Business Ethics - the social and moral responsibility of corporate management
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
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•to provide students with a broad and critical understanding of the relevance and importance of ethical values;
•to stimulate both appreciation and critical consideration of the postmodern human search for wellbeing and meaning of life;
•to allow students to reflect on their own experience, develop a personal ranking list of virtues and skills, according to the own understanding of spirituality;
•to prepare students for future roles, in which they need to take decisions with consequences for working place, employees and environment.
C. Nietsch - Hach: Ethisches Verhalten in der modernen Wirtschaftswelt, Konstanz / München 2014, A. Suchank: Unternehmensethik, Tübigen 2015; A. Sen, Ökonomie für den Menschen, München 2002; K. Stosch (Hg.): Wirtschaftsethik - interreligiös, Paderborn 2014; J. Wallacher u.a. (Hg.): Ethik in Wirtschaft und Unternehmen in Zeiten der Krise, Stuttgart 2011;M: Aßländer: Handbuch Wirtschaftsethik, Stuttgart / Weimar 2011; W. Korff u.a. (Hg.): Handbuch der Wirtschaftsethik, Bd. 1-4, v.a. Bd. 3, Gütersloh 1999.