Ethics, Social Responsibility and Governance in Business


Dr. Khalidah Khalid Ali


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This short course focuses on the concepts and principles of ethics, social responsibility and good governance practices. It provides the business framework that guides social responsibility and good governance practices to ensure business sustainability.  It seeks to inspire young leaders to become responsible citizens, entrepreneurs and business leaders.  


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able: 1.apply the ethical concepts and principles that are relevant to resolving business dilemmas. 2.explain the core principles underlying fairness, accountability and transparency in governance and how these are applied in corporations and management. 3.apply the theories, frameworks & models of ethics, social responsibility and good governance in managing companies in the competitive business environment. 4.discuss the major issues and developments in business ethics, corporate social responsibility and good governance globally and locally.  


Dr. Khalidah Khalid Ali, holds a bachelor degree in Analytical Economics from University of Malaya (1979), Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science, 1983) and PhD in Social Science and Humanities from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (2019). She currently teaches Ethics and Social Responsibility and The Malaysian Economy to undergraduates at UTP. She also teaches Ethics, Social Responsibility and Governance to UTP MBA Energy Management students. Her research interests include interdisciplinary social science and cultural studies, the understanding of Al-Quran and Hadith and value-based studies related to ethics and morality in a diverse and competitive global business environment. Khalidah has provided consultation for projects on business organization and been a trainer in the related area. She has also provided consultation and research services in the ethics discipline at UTP as well as to external parties. She has presented papers at local and international conferences and contributed several publications for local and international journals. She is the main author of a text book entitled “Business Management - A Malaysian Perspective” 1e, 2e and 3e, published by Oxford Fajar in April, 2008, February, 2012 and May 2015 respectively.  She is also the main author of Business Ethics 1e and 2e texts, published in October 2014 and May 2018 by Oxford Fajar for Malaysian higher learning institutions.   AP. Dr. Satirenjit Kaur Johl, has been in the academic, research & consultancy field since 1992. She is currently with Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. Prior to that she was with Universiti Utara Malaysia. Dr. Johl has also served the corporate sector, namely IBM, Boustead Holdings and Malaysian Professional Centre. She obtained her Doctorate in Philosophy (Business) from University of Nottingham, U.K and Master’s in Human Resource Management from Universiti Utara Malaysia She is also a certified trainer from the Institute of Personnel and Development, U.K. She has conducted several training programs for multinational companies i.e. IBM, Boustead Holdings and Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in the areas of Quality, Entrepreneurship and Human Resource. She also supervises PhD and Masters students in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance and Strategic Management. She has vastly travelled the globe as a speaker to present papers in International Conferences namely Hawaii, U.S, England, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Dubai, Australia, Singapore, Japan. This kind of vast exposure has equipped her with the expertise of understanding different cultures and business climate. Datuk (Dr). Hafsah Hashim, was the Chief Executive Officer of the SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp. Malaysia) for 13 years 11 months. She holds a Bachelor in Applied Science from the Science University of  Malaysia  and  Masters  in Business Administration from Aston University, United Kingdom. Recognizing her expertise in SME development and entrepreneurship, she was awarded with Honorary Doctorate of Entrepreneurship by Universiti Tenaga Nasional in 2015. She was also appointed as the ‘Professor of Practice’ of the Putra Business School, and Adjunct Professor for College of Business Management & Accounting, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) as well as Panel Adjunct Professor for Academic and  International  of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia. During her tenure serving the Government of Malaysia for 36 years and 2 months, Datuk (Dr) Hafsah accumulated a wealth of experience in public sector administration and policy development. She served in several Ministries including Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Ministry of Agriculture, and Ministry of Primary Industries.  

Course Contents

This three-day course will cover the following aspects (case studies may be included in some topics):
  1. Ethics, Business and Social Responsibility
  2. Comparative Analysis of Ethical Principles in Business
  3. Social Responsibility
  4. Corporate Governance
  5. Directors Board Structure

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Introduction This short course focuses on the concepts and principles of ethics, social responsibility and good governance practices. It provides the business framework that guides social responsibility and good governance practices to ensure business sustainability.  It seeks to inspire young […]

Price : 2,460 for Professional (Discount available for students, group registration, PETRONAS staff, and UTP alumni) MYR

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Location : Level 16, Menara 2, Menara Kembar Bank Rakyat, Jalan Travers, 50470 Kuala Lumpur