Teaching

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

Teaching in St. Gallen

In March and April, 2010 Laszlo Zsolnai teaches a course “Ethics in Business and Economics” at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Teaching in St. Gallen – Ethics in Business & Economics University of St. Gallen

Teaching in Heilbronn

Laszlo Zsolnai was Visiting Professor at the German Graduate School of Management and Law in Heilbronn in 2009 April and May. He was teaching a Businees Ethics course in the MBA program. Teaching in Heilbronn – MBA Management Leadership Focus 2007 – 2009

Teaching in Bodo

From November 15-17, 2006 Laszlo Zsolnai taught a class on Buddhist Economics at the Bodo Graduate School of Business for the students of the Ecological Economics and Environmental Ethics master’s program. Teaching in Bodo – Selflessness- Buddhist Economics Strategy

Visiting Professorship in Antwerp

From February-April 2006, Laszlo Zsolnai was UCSIA Visiting Professor at the University of Antwerp in Belgium. During his stay he taught classes on Deep Ecology, Buddhist Ethics, Buddhist Economics and Environmental Ethics in different programs at the University of Antwerp. Visiting Professorship in Antwerp

Teaching at EHSAL

From December 13-17, 2006, Laszlo Zsolnai taught a crash course in business ethics at  EHSAL in Brussels. The module of the course included “The Moral Economic Man,” “Stakeholder Theory of Business,” “Ethical Decision Making” and “Ethics in Competitive Markets.”  Nearly 70 students enrolled in the course from Europe, Asia and Africa. Teaching at EHSAL

ESSEC-Mannheim EMBA module

On December 3, 2005 Laszlo Zsolnai has taught a business ethics module in the prestigious French-German ESSEC-Mannheim Executive MBA Program in Budapest. Zsolnai was lecturing on “The Moral Economic Man” and “The Cost and Benefit of Socially Responsible Business” and presented the “International Business Ethics” video produced by the Business Ethics Center.

“Business and Ecology” MBA Course in Vienna

In August 2004, Laszlo Zsolnai taught a „Business & Ecology” course for the International MBA Program of the University of Economics in Vienna, Austria. The topics of the course were as follows: (1) Business and the Natural Environment, (2) Environmental Ethics, (3) The Stakeholder View of the Firm, (4) Corporate Social Responsibility, (5) Ethical Decision Making, (6) „Natural Capitalism” and (7) Sustainable Business. American, Mexican and Scandinavian students participated in the course.

On “Ethics in Business” in Oxford

On May 20, 2004, Laszlo Zsolnai presented lectures for the “Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme” at Templeton College, Oxford. His lectures on „Ethics in Business” covered three topics; namely, „The Moral Economic Man” (Which factors determine economic behavior?), „Ethics in Competitive Environments” (How can ethical behavior survive in highly competitive markets?) and „The Paradox of Ethics” (Why is the opportunistic use of ethics counter-productive?).