Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Valletta, Malta
- Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
Business Ethics and Society: A Global Perspective, Management 451W, is a 3 credit course that will include a required international travel component to Malta. Given the recent business failures concerning ethical behavior, business ethics have been more important than ever. The residential portion of the class will take place on Penn State Abington campus; over spring break the entire class will travel to Malta with Dr. Steve McMillan, the faculty leader. Ethics and moral behavior are very much culturally bound. This semester the major focus will be on Malta. Malta is located at a strategic point between Europe, Africa and Asia and has a very diverse culture and there are substantial differences from the US view of ethical behavior. Spending a week in Malta will illuminate how important culture is in determining ethics and will prove valuable to students as they embark on their careers. While in Malta, the group will be residing in Msida where the University of Malta is located. Much of the classroom discussion will take place there. It will also include travel to Valletta, the capital, Gozo, and Comino. The course will include readings, lectures, videos, case studies, reflections and immersion in another culture.
Introduce students to both theoretical and practical aspects of ethics and society with an emphasis on international differences.
Contact with a Maltese student prior to departure from US.
Expose students to a very vibrant and also very ancient culture and country.
Enhance students' writing skills as well as meeting a "W" requirement for graduation.
During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of - information regarding housing is not available at this time.
The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department. The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must contact the program leader.
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|Spring- Embedded||2020||08/21/2019 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
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