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Happiness and Economics

    An intensive course on Happiness and Economics will be organized by the Business Ethics Center at Corvinus University in September 5-9, 2022. (See attachments) Program Boldogság és gazdaság 2022 ősz A kurzus oktatói Projektmunka 1a Colin Ash Boldogság és közgazdaságtan 1b Toward-a-Sustainable-Wellbeing-Economy 2 Slow food 3 Which countries are best at converting economic growth into well-being_ _ World Economic Forum 4 Knut Ims From Welfare to Wellbeing and Happiness 5 A közösségi gazdaság 6 Can… Read More »Happiness and Economics

    Norwegian Course on Sustainable Value Creation

      Between August 12 and November 12, 2021, members of the Business Ethics Center taught an online course on “Sustainable Value Creation” for the students of the Masters in Global Management Program of the University of Nord, Bodo, Norway. Faculty included Laszlo Zsolnai, Andras Ocsai, and Tamas Veress (Business Ethics Center), Jozsef Veress (Department of Information Systems, Corvinus University of Budapest), Janos Vargha (Danube Circle, Budapest), and Ove Jakobsen (Nord University). Course modules included the following:… Read More »Norwegian Course on Sustainable Value Creation

      Princeton Program on Humanities for Business

        The Princeton University Faith and Work Initiative, the European SPES Institute – Leuven, and the Business Ethics Center of Corvinus University of Budapest jointly organize a webinar series on Humanities for Business in 11–16 October 2021. The program presents the grand traditions of the Humanities as an untapped resource for business-world problems. In a time where the Humanities are viewed as in decline or in threat of collapse altogether, the webinars will enact and extend… Read More »Princeton Program on Humanities for Business

        PhD Specialization in Ethics and Business Spirituality

          In 2021 the Business Ethics Center will start a PhD Specialization in Business Ethics and Spirituality within the Doctoral School of Business and Management of the Corvinus University of Budapest. The PhD Specialization consists of two interrelated modules: Business Ethics & Ethical Business, and Religious Economic Thought & Spiritual Business Models. The Business Ethics & Ethical Business module covers issues like the Moral Economic Man, Ethics and the Theory of the Firm, Citizenship and Responsibility… Read More »PhD Specialization in Ethics and Business Spirituality

          Webinar Series in Bombay, India

            From January 15 – February 5, 2021 Paul Shrivastava (Penn State University), Eleanor O’Higgins (University College Dublin), Peter Pruzan (Coepnhagen Business School) and Laszlo Zsolnai conducted a webinar series on Ethics, Sustainability and Spirituality at the S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research in Bombay, India. Webinar Series in Bombay, India

            Courses on Sustainable Value Creation

              In 2020 the Business Ethics Center developed and taught a variety of online courses for the Corvinus University of Budapest. Courses were executed in collaboration with high profile international faculty from the USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, France, Norway, and the United Arab Emirates. In May 11-15, 2020 an intensive course entitled “Value Creation for a Sustainable World” were taught for 150 students. Modules of the course included the following: Laszlo Zsolnai (Corvinus University of Budapest): Business in… Read More »Courses on Sustainable Value Creation

              Spirituality, Sustainability and Leadership – Online Course in India

                With V. Adinarayanan and Smrithi Rekha Adinarayanan Laszlo Zsolnai was teaching an online course on Spirituality, Sustainability and Leadership. The course is organized by the Anaadi Foundation in Tamil Nadu, India in June 22- 26, 2020 from 8 pm – 9 pm Indian Standard Time (16.30-17.30 CET). Spirituality, Sustainability and Leadership – Online Course in India Spirituality, Sustainability and Leadership Introduction Integral Ecology Responsible Leadership Creating Sustainable Futures

                Bodo Ecological MBA program

                  The Business Ethics Center of the Corvinus University of Budapest organized a new Business Ethics and CSR  module in the Ecological Economics MBA program of the Bodo Graduate School of Business, University of Nordland, Norway. The module was taught in Budapest in September 23-25, 2013. “Business Ethics and CSR” module, MBA in Ecological Economics Program, Bodo Graduate School of Business The Crisis of Materialistic Management CSR and the Paradox of Business Ethics The Moral Economic Man

                  Ethics of Systems Thinking

                    March 27, 2013 Laszlo Zsolnai was teaching a class on Ethics of Systems Thinking in the Critical Thinking course taught by Professor Joanne Ciulla at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, Virginia, USA. Using a number of case studies from Hungary, Bhutan, and USA he emphasized that systems theory requires to paying equal attention to all the relevant value dimensions of the system, blocking trade-offs among non-substitutable values, and considering the long-term, indirect effects. Ethics… Read More »Ethics of Systems Thinking

                    Teaching at Venice International University

                      Laszlo Zsolnai was teaching a class on Environmental Ethics in the program “Sustainable Development for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region” in July 5, 2010 in Venice. The program was organized by the Regional Environmental Center and the Venice International University. Zsolnai argued that society affects the natural environment at different levels. Individual biological creatures are affected by business via hunting, fishing, agriculture, animal testing, etc. Natural ecosystems are affected by business via mining, regulating rivers, building, polluting… Read More »Teaching at Venice International University