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Ethical Thinking Through The 7 Lenses

The ethical challenges we face are complex. To navigate complexity, we need to stay grounded in ethical values and consider our potential impact on many stakeholders. In this course, author Linda Fisher Thornton will give you the tools and insight for understanding ethical situations through the 7 Lenses of Ethical Responsibility described in her book 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership. You will learn how to identify ethical nuances using a multi-lens perspective that reframes your thinking at a higher level.

Course Objectives:

  • Gain awareness of the current context and the importance of ethical thinking
  • Understand why people disagree so intensely about “the right thing to do”
  • Learn how to think through situations using the 7 Lenses of Ethical Responsibility
  • Practice using all 7 Lenses to identify and discuss ethical nuances
  • Improve your ability to analyze and discuss complex ethical issues
  • Create an action plan for applying ethical thinking in your daily decisions and actions

You will have the opportunity to practice using the 7 Lenses® model to understand real-world situations. The kaleidoscopic view you see looking at an issue through all 7 Lenses puts your choices into perspective in a meaningful way and reveals hidden nuances that will guide you to ethical decisions and actions.           

A paperback copy of 7 Lenses is included in your registration fee.

Your trainer is Linda Fisher Thornton, a former bank executive, author, and leader in the field of ethical thinking and leadership. Linda helps executives, leaders, and groups learn how to think and lead while staying grounded in positive ethical values. Linda has been in the leadership development field for over 25 years and is an Adjunct Associate Professor for the University of Richmond. Her book, 7 Lenses, is in its Second Printing and is resonating with readers across industries and continents, and she is recognized on Inc. Magazine’s list of Top Leadership Speakers.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019; 
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuition: $595
Registration deadline: May 8, 2019. After this date, please call (804) 289-8019 to register.

This course will develop your ethical thinking skills in 7 important dimensions, help you understand local and global issues in a broader context, and equip you to make ethical decisions with increased confidence.