MPTM-500 Ethics in Technology Management
Fall for 2017-2018
Spring for 2017-2018
The Core Course in Applied Ethics provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security and cybercrime. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None

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Fall '17: Molina, Pablo (file download)
Fall '17: Watson, Charles (file download)
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MPTM-500-01 Ethics in Technology Management
Fall for 2017-2018
Sung, Dynne
Provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics could include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, and others. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law, and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.

The Ethics course is required of all MPS students and should be taken in the first semester of study.

In addition to other requirements, students must earn a grade of "B" or higher in the Ethics course.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
MPTM-500-02 Ethics in Technology Management
Fall for 2017-2018
Molina, Pablo
The Core Course in Applied Ethics provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security and cybercrime. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
MPTM-500-10 Ethics in Technology Management
Offered academic year 2016-2017
Molina, Pablo
The Core Course in Applied Ethics provides a firm foundation of essential concepts, skills, and strategies to allow for informed decision-making and effective leadership. The course emphasizes ethical responsibilities and core values endemic to the professional world, cutting across several disciplines but focusing particularly on the connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management, and law. You will explore real-world dilemmas and the framework for reaching ethical decisions. Topics will include intellectual property rights, government regulations, privacy, information security and cybercrime. Professional guests from various fields—such as business, law and government—will present case studies representative of their experiences.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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