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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:
UTS is undertaking a number of social distancing initiatives, as informed by NSW Health advice, to help reduce social interactions in support of the government’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. As part of this response, some of our short courses may be postponed to a later date.
Please note however, bookings are open for all courses offered by the Institute for Public Policy and Governance (IPPG). If a course needs to be postponed, participants will have the chance to transfer to a later date, a new course or request a full refund. IPPG will also be offering a range of online or blended learning options facilitated via zoom video conferencing. If you have any questions in the interim, please do not hesitate to contact our team at email@example.com.
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