BELIEF: Integration of Ethics - NIU - College of Business

BELIEF: Integration of Ethics

EthicsCompetition2014

Building Ethical Leaders Using an Integrated Ethics Framework (BELIEF)

The BELIEF program is a systematic approach to integrating ethics into the college curriculum. Officially launched during the Fall of 2006, BELIEF encompasses the following components:

  • Assessment of Ethical Awareness & Decision-Making (more...)
  • Ethics Handbook: Building Ethical Leaders (more...)
  • Corporate Sponsors (more...)
  • Support Activities (more...)

BELIEF provides a common business ethics foundation to all College of Business (COB) majors in the UBUS 310 - Business Core: Lecture course. This foundation is based on the COB's Ethics Handbook: Building Ethical Leadersand a decision-making framework. The Initiatives' learning objectives of identifying ethical issues and applying a decision-making framework are also integrated into subsequent classes in all disciplines throughout the college.

Ethics Video Competition

Congratulations to Andzelika Wojnowska, winner of the 2015 NIU Ethics Video Contest. The submissions this year were great, and every student and/or group is to be commended for participating.
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BELIEF Vision:

To be the educational leader fostering core ethical values and moral courage from the classroom to the business world.

BELIEF Mission:

To build ethical leaders through the integration of program development, faculty support, business community involvement and learner engagement. Fulfilling this mission equips the learner with a lasting set of practical tools to apply ethical values in business practices.