AVSC 3400 COURSE PREVIEW
Designed for aviation managers and pilots to develop a global perspective and understanding of key intercultural issues facing aviation. Studies the role of multi-culturalism and globalization, especially where these issues impact safety and the business environment. Includes a study of aviation regulation and scenario-based problem solving skills.
Students will compare and contrast differing ethical perspectives.
- Define ethics
- Discuss conflicting ethical perspectives
- Students will recognize complex issues within and between cultures.
- Examine how actions are ethical or not ethical based on perspective or background.
Apply problem solving techniques.
- Develop a problem solving approach to ethic problems.
- Develop own definition of ethics.
Students will be able to apply business ethics.
- Discuss business ethics vs. ethics in general
- Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behavior at work.
- Students should be able to justify behaviors as they relate to specific situations in business situations.
- Students should be able to question certain behaviors as they relate to business situations.
- Student should be able to distinguish appropriate circumstances to accept or deny business gifts.
Students will be able to make informed decisions.
- Recognize conflicts of interest
- Process confidential information
- Recognize intellectual property situations
Understand the role that the conscience plays in human character and moral decision making.
- Students Identify the different levels of conscious of the human condition.
- Students will describe different attributes of character as it applies to the human condition.
- Students will define what it means to “judge” character.
Demonstrate the ability to interrelate knowledgably, reflectively, responsibly, and respectfully with a society of increasing intercultural connections.
- Students will be able to identify interrelation skills needed in a society of increasing intercultural connections.
- Students will be able to apply interrelation skills to situations within a society of increasing intercultural connections.
Students will be able to create an ethical matrix.
- Define the purpose of an ethical matrix.
- Identify/Define key components of an ethical matrix.
- Use an ethical matrix in problem solving/decision making.
- Illustrate the use of an ethical matrix.
- Analyze the appropriateness of ethical matrices.
Students will effectively handle dilemmas between the workplace and personal.
- Students will discuss how situational ethics affect the organization and vice versa
- The student will examine different sources of ethical dilemmas.
- Examine different approaches to resolving dilemmas.
- Students will assess different responses to dilemmas.
Apply ethical principles to comply with antitrust laws.
- Students will be able debate ethical principles as they relate to anti-trust laws.
- Describe how ethical principles relate to antitrust laws.
- Categorize antitrust laws.
- Students will be able to form a judgment as to the application of ethical principles to antitrust laws.
Students will be able to create a policy that incorporates ethical principles into an organization’s policy for electronic communications.
- The student should be able to differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate electronic communications.
- List ethical principles for dealing with electronic communications.
- Students will be able to justify their selection of ethical principles to the organization.
Debate whether ethical tests and strategies could help solve global problems.
- Identify ethical tests and strategies.
- Students will identify global problems.
- Examine particular cultures and how they relate to the global community.