Enhance your employability & join Year 3-Final Year students from across the university. Join students interested in working in a range of sectors to explore contemporary ethical challenges posed by working in globalised workplaces.
The Workplace Ethics Challenge-Global is one of the Ethical Grand Challenge options for Year 3-Final Year students.
This workshop is for you if you're interested in a career working in an organisation with a global outlook or workforce, such as the business or development sectors. Interactive scenarios, group exercises and discussions will challenge you to reflect on your own, and others’, ethical responsibilities and decision making in diverse international and multi-cultural workplaces.
The workshop focuses on real-world practical ethical dilemmas, and real-world practical decision making, relevant to any multi-national or multi-cultural workplace.
The controversial and contemporary topics covered will draw on topical challenges for globalised workplaces and provide you with the opportunity to explore your own, and others’, ethical responsibilities in diverse workplaces.
This workshop is for you if you’re planning to work in the either the business or international development and humanitarian aid sectors or, indeed, any role where you will be working with people from different backgrounds and cultures.
The workshop is available to Year 3-Final Year University of Manchester Students only.
The workshop offers an opportunity to challenge yourself, and to explore your own ethical decision making, in a constructive learning environment, supported by real-world practitioners.
Taking part will also improve your employability by providing you with insights and experiences you can draw on in job applications and interviews.
You will also gain valuable experience of working, and making decisions, in multi-disciplinary groups.
Attendance at the workshop will be listed on your HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report).
The workshop is completely free for Year 3-Final year students at the University of Manchester. The dates of Cross-Sector WPE Challenge workshops available in this academic year are provided above.
Spaces are limited so, to register for a workshop, sign up now to take part.
If aren’t able to attend, see the EGC Workplace Ethics Homepage for details of other WPE Challenges available in this academic year.
Once you've registered, look out for a confirmation email from EGC@Manchester.ac.uk to let you that you have a place. The email will also provide further details and joining instructions.
If you’re a 1st or 2nd year student and would like to register your interest in taking part in a WPE Challenge in your 3rd-Final year, please email EGC@manchester.ac.uk
Students that have taken part the WPE Challenge-Global told us that found the workshop interesting and stimulating and they enjoyed taking part (100%), and they were more aware of their ethical responsbilities in the workplace (86%). They also told us that the workshop explored topics differnt to their degree programmes (71%) and that they all valued the opportunity to work with students from other disciplines (86%).
Students also told us the workshop provided skills and experience they would find useful in their future career (100%).
The Globalised WPE Challenge is one of a developing suite of 'Workplace Ethics Challenges' offered to final year undergraduate students as part of the University of Manchester's 'Ethical Grand Challenges' programme.
This Challenge workshop is being developed in partnership with graduate employers, academics and practitioners including:
Dr Mark Batey: Senior Lecturer in Organizational Psychology and Creativity, Innovation & Leadership Specialist at Alliance Manchester Business School. Mark regularly provides coaching on creativity and culture change to business leaders around the world.
Megan Price: Learning & Development Partner at The Unvieristy of Manchcester. Prior to joining UoM Megan worked in similar roles with the United Nations Development Programme, Save the Children UK and Action Aid International.
Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC): A leading professional services network, with offices in 158 countries employing more than 236,000 people.
Creative Concern: An ethically driven Manchester media and design agency with clients in across Manchester, the UK and the world. Creative Concern is also a member of DNS – a European network of likeminded agencies, linked by their ethical and sustainable outlook.