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Integrate ethics and moral code more deeply into your workplace. Avoid your organisation being darkened by shades of impropriety or corruption. Get an understanding of local government practices blended with applied ethics and the operation of law. Learn the key concepts and theories in ethical and moral reasoning in this five-day course.
Take a deep-dive into applied ethics and the operation of the rule of law. Understand how these apply to the practices of state and local government in Australia in particular. Apply these learnings across a broad range of practices – professional, management and leadership.
This five-day course teaches you the key concepts and theories in ethical and moral reasoning, blended with government practices.
This course has four main focus areas;
At the end of the course you will be able to:
Individuals who work with, or for, local and state governments and are motivated by moral and ethical decision making.
Bligh Grant is Associate Professor at the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance and UTS Centre for Local Government. He is Course Coordinator of the Master of Local Government program at UTS. Much of Bligh's work brings expertise in politics, political economy and applied ethics to public policy. He enjoys teaching a range of social science disciplines and working with scholars, practitioners and HDR candidates to produce academic research outputs and broader outcomes. Bligh has held positions as Lecturer in Business Ethics and Lecturer in Local Government at the UNE Business School, University of New England and Associate Lecturer in Political Economy at the University of Southern Queensland. He has taught Philosophy, Politics, Sociology, Asian Studies, Political Economy and Business Management at UNE, USQ and UTS. He contributes regularly to media on Australian politics, particularly on local government matters