About “Business 101: An Introduction to Professional Responsibility”
Freshmen in the College of Business at the University of Illinois all take Business 101: An Introduction to Professional Responsibility. Read about it here
The course is taught by Larry DeBrock, Professor of Finance and former College of Business Dean.
C.K. Gunsalus taught Business 101 professor for a number of years. She is the author of The Young Professional’s Survival Guide, which captures the essence of the B101 professional responsibility message.
An understanding of professional responsibility results in action. Business 101 asks the question “What should you do?” C.K. Gunsalus helps students form responses and habits that build professional responsibility muscle.
“The scenario presented above is what’s known in Business 101 at ILLINOIS as a two-minute challenge. It’s a strategy that C. K. Gunsalus, professor emerita of business administration, has developed to “help students form responses and habits that build professional responsibility muscle.” Two-minute challenges are an integral part of the curriculum for this introductory class, which is required of every first-year business student. The impact of addressing these ethical challenges early and often, however, reaches far beyond the classroom and has merit in corporate settings as well.” Read the full article in the Spring 2013 issue of Perspectives