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Diploma of Project Management Project Management Ethics & Code of Conduct Course Number Qualification Code BSB51507
Why Ethics & Code of Conduct?
As the field of Project Management progresses into an acknowledged profession it important to define and commit to a regime of performance and professional expectations PMI – Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct AIPM – Code of Ethics for Members Refer to –
This could take 30 to 45 minutes
Reading & Reflection Please take some time to review the Code of Conduct for both the PMI and the AIPM This could take 30 to 45 minutes Refer to –
PMI Code of Ethics Founded on 4 values – Responsibility Respect Fairness Honesty 2 types of standards for behaviour – Mandatory – firm requirements Aspirational – strive to uphold
Description of Responsibility
PMI - Responsibility Description of Responsibility Duty to take ownership for decisions, actions and consequences that we make or fail to make Mandatory Standards Uphold policies, regulatory and legal requirements Report unethical or illegal conduct Pursue disciplinary action
Description of Respect
PMI - Respect Description of Respect Duty to show high regard for ourselves, others and resources entrusted to us Mandatory Standards Negotiate in good faith Don’t take personal benefit at the expense of others Do not act in an abusive manner Respect the property rights of others
Description of Fairness
PMI - Fairness Description of Fairness Duty to make decisions and act impartially and objectively. Free from self interest, prejudice and favouritism Mandatory Standards Govern Conflict of interest Favouritism Discrimination
Description of Honesty
PMI - Honesty Description of Honesty Duty to understand the truth and act in a truthful manner in our communication and conduct Mandatory Standards Do not engage in or support behaviour that is designed to deceive others Do not engage in dishonest behaviour at expense of others or for personal gain
PMI – Breach of Code Submit an ethics complaint for breaches of the code to the PMI Ethics Review Committee Can result in – Removal of membership Possible legal action or charges
AIPM Code of Ethics 4 Articles governing behaviour – High standards of conduct The way we execute our work Treatment of employers and clients Treatment of the community
AIPM – Article 1 Standards
Accept responsibility Undertake projects only if we have the right skills, experience and qualifications Maintain professional skills Practice in a dignified manner Participate in the AIPM Obey laws Be aware and respectful of other cultures
AIPM – Article 2 Work Provide project leadership to promote maximum productivity and minimal costs Apply tools and techniques to ensure project objectives are met Treat team members, colleagues and co-workers fairly with no discrimination Seek and offer honest criticism and properly credit the work of others Assist team members etc in their professional development
AIPM – Article 3 Employers
Act as faithful agents or trustees Respect confidentiality Inform of any potential or actual conflict of interest situations Neither give nor accept gifts of more than nominal value Honestly and realistically report on project status
AIPM – Article 4 Community
Protect the safety, health and welfare of the public Speak out against any abuse of the public interest Extend public knowledge and appreciation of the project management profession and achievements
AIPM – Breach of Code Lodge any concerns with the AIPM National Council Can result in - Removal of name from the register of members or Removal of name from the register of certified practitioners
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