Online Leadership Certificate for Professionals in the Pharmaceutical Industry
A strong ethical reputation is critical for pharmaceutical companies to succeed. But how do you build and sustain a culture of integrity that creates trust among customers, shareholders, and employees?
Enable managers at your pharmaceutical company to develop an understanding of ethical decision-making—and how to confront ethical issues in the workplace—with the online Total Integrity Management: Ethics and the Pharmaceutical Industry certificate.
Online Certificate in Ethics and the Pharmaceutical Industry
Format: Online business certificate comprising four courses. Each course is 3 weeks in length for a total of 12 weeks to completion.
Estimated Time Commitment: Three to four hours per week
Simple Pricing: All four courses taken together cost $3,200. Courses run consecutively for completion in 12 weeks.
10% off – Organizations registering 3 to 5 people for the same program
20% off – Organizations registering 6+ people for the same program
20% off – Nonprofit organizations
20% off – IU alumni
30% off – IU Alumni Association members
Discounts are also available for IU staff. Contact us for these codes.
Fall: September 14 – December 4, 2020
Participants who earn the online certificate will understand:
- The risk-related imperative and strategic value of getting beyond ethics and compliance to a culture of integrity.
- How ethical decisions are made and how those decisions translate into ethical behavior.
- Key legal and ethical issues confronting the pharmaceutical industry.
- The impact of ethical conduct that extends beyond check-the-box, compliance-driven objectives.
- The crucial paradox of sincerity—that the biggest payoff for ethical conduct occurs when the pursuit of ethics is done for its own good.
- How to raise ethical issues in the workplace.
Total Integrity Management Online Certificate: Curriculum
The Kelley School of Business is nationally recognized for its innovative online programs. This 12-week program is delivered by a full-time faculty member from the No. 1–ranked Kelley Online MBA Program (U.S. News & World Report, 2020).
This certificate offers a training model designed for seven industries so that materials relevant to a particular industry are emphasized. The online, asynchronous training model is divided into four three-week modules. Participants must complete all four modules to earn the Ethics and the Pharmaceutical Industry certificate.
Participants can expect to spend about three to four hours per week on this certificate. This program will include discussion boards, where you can interact with faculty and other participants, and a series of prerecorded video lectures. There will be deadlines for individual assignments throughout the 12-week period.
- A Decision-Making Model in Corporate Ethics Chapter 1: Ethics Vignettes
- Case Study Vignette: A Threshold Legal Case: Chapter 2: Ethics Vignettes: Dodge v Ford
- Case Study Vignette: A Threshold Legal Case: Chapter 2: Ethics Vignettes: Shlensky v Wrigley
- Case Study Vignette: Cognitive Biases in Decision Making; Curbing Corruption: Ethics Unwrapped: GSK in China
- Case Study Vignette: Chapter 2: Cognitive Biases in Decision-Making; Ethics Vignettes: Labzda v Purdue Phrarma
- Case Study Vignette: Chapter 2: Cognitive Biases in Decision-Making; Ethics Vignettes: Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs V McClellan
- Case Study Vignette: Chapter 2: Ethics Vignettes: J&J to Pay More Than $2 Billion to Resolve Criminal & Civil Investigations
- Case Study Vignette: Cognitive Biases; Your Own Story
- Ethical Leadership: What CEOS have to Say: The Sincerity Edge
- Building Trustworthy Corporate Culture: The Sincerity Edge
- 12 Steps to Build Ethical Leadership: The Sincerity Edge
- Case Study Vignette: Ethics Unwrapped: OxyContin: Whale Watching
This course involves the development of a marketing plan. Topics include:
- Unexpected Payoffs for Ethical Corporate Cultures Chapter 3: Ethics Vignettes
- Case Study Vignette: Clinical Drug Trials
- Opportunity for written reflection on levels of ethical development arising out of the connection of the participant’s business experience and their preferences in music, sports, and film.
- Opportunity for individual choice of research on a topic of interest