IT Ethics: Professionalism and Ethics in Computing

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Learn why ethics matter to computing professionals

With the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning, ethics has come to the forefront of the conversation in IT and computer sciences

Through this course we will explore the history of ethics as it relates to IT professionals, and the impact an ethical approach to development of software and tools can have on businesses. Computer ethics is one of the fastest growing areas of interest within IT related industries. A solid knowledge of this field is valued by employers, many of which have an appreciation of the broader impacts software and hardware can have on communities and societies.

Through this course you will learn how to mitigate ethical risks and improve your decision making, valuable skills for any information technology professional.

This course is part of our Study with Australia collection, with free upgrades and digital certificates supported by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission until 30 June, 2020. Explore more courses from leading Australian education providers.

This course is aimed at anyone studying or planning to study a computing course whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level but will be especially useful for computing professionals working in any industry. Anyone with an interest in ethics or professionalism in a computing context is also welcome and encouraged to join this course.