Participants will be able to understand ethics and their significance in professional life
|Total Time: 90 Minutes|
|Materials Required: Video downloaded from YouTube, white board and marker, PPT|
This session should help students connect with their own value system and they should then be able to relate it with the term “work ethics”. They will be able to understand that it’s important to become adaptable to the new culture while staying firm on personal values. As a lot of students migrate to different places and new jobs, they will be able to create a balance between being culturally fit and strong work ethics.
|Concept Discussion: Understanding Ethics
|Activity 1: Work Ethic Self-Quiz
With the help of PPT, ask students what kind of employee they will hire, the one who has strong ethics or the other who knows the work better. After taking a few responses, explain that most employers find that a strong work ethic is the best thing an employee can possess. Even if the employee does not have complete understanding of his job responsibilities, if he has a strong work ethic, employers usually will be happy to teach and train him.
|Concept Discussion: Examples of Work Ethics
Use PPT to explain the examples
|Activity 2: Work Ethics Scenarios
After students are done with their discussion, ask one group representative to briefly share the case and their response to it in front of everyone. Have each group share their analysis of each character, including rationale for their choices and advice for those characters displaying weak ethics. Explore the ethical and unethical behaviors and decisions of each character with students.
Ask students what they learned in the session and how they can start working on their value system. Give them 5 minutes to decide 3-5 values that they want to follow in life.