Business Ethics and Principled Leadership Workshop

Build the intellectual, emotional and moral qualities necessary to become a successful business leader by taking part in the one-day Business Ethics and Principled Leadership Workshop. 

The one-day workshop features real-life case studies and role playing under the guidance of current/former corporate executives, and explores the following questions:

  • What are the traits of a leader?
  • What is the difference between leadership and authority?
  • How can ethical breaches that slide into illegal activity be spotted?
  • How can a culture of principled leadership be fostered? 


Business Ethics: Saturday in April 15 2023, 10:00am - 1:00pm in Smith Lab 154

  • This workshop is designed specifically for students enrolled in the 1) Business Fundamentals Certificate and 2) Entrepreneurship Certificate. 

Banking Ethics: Weekday evening in April 2023, exact date TBD.

  • This workshop is designed specifically for students enrolled in the Finance & Banking Certificate Program.

History of Instructors

  • John Broderick '91: CFA, partner, Permit Capital
  • Kendy Hess: associate professor of philosophy, Holy Cross
  • Jack Maher '85 P18: managing director, head of alternatives, Hartford Investment
  • Rob Murner: director and EIR, Ciocca Center & adjunct professor, business fundamentals lab, Holy Cross
  • Tom Patton '86: Healthcare Executive, Board Member, Private Equity Advisor
  • Jim Puhala '91: Head of Field and Regulatory Compliance at MassMutual


An ethics-focused workshop is required for all Business Certificate Programs.

  • Register for the Business Ethics workshop on 4/15/23. *This workshop registration for Business Fundamentals & Entrepreneurship Certificate students only.
  • Registration for the Banking Ethics workshop is currently closed. *This workshop registration is for Finance & Banking Certificate students only.