University of Pennsylvania Free Online Course on Corruption

The University of Pennsylvania is offering free online course on Corruption. This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning about corruption; the course material is aimed at the advanced undergraduate level.

At the end of this course, you’ll have a better understanding of why the world is changing the way it’s changing right now. The course starts on December 4, 2017.

Course At A Glance

Subject: Corruption
Institution: University of Pennsylvania and Coursera
Languages: English
Price:  Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course Starts on December 4, 2017

Providers’ Details

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

About This Course

You can’t understand the world today if you don’t understand corruption. Every day, we see high government officials resigning, we see governments changing, we see hundreds of thousands of people like you and me standing in squares, holding up signs, and often risking their lives to protest corruption.  That’s why I created this course. It’s critically important to the health of our societies to understand what people are protesting against: we want understand corruption. This course is designed to teach you what corruption is, what the causes of corruption are, about the effects of corruption, and about corruption control.

Why Take This Course?

We’ll be talking about this from a global perspective using examples from all over the world. And we’ll also be talking about from the perspective of countries, governments, businesses, citizens, and the person on the ground.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you’ll have a better understanding of why the world is changing the way it’s changing right now. And  if you’re in a position to make some of those changes – to make decisions about  corruption, you’ll be able to make better decisions.

Requirements

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning about corruption; the course material is aimed at the advanced undergraduate level.

Instructors

Philip Nichols, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics

The Wharton School

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website
  • Create a Coursera account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.

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