Every day you face decisions that have ethical implications. And while the safety of the organization and the public is every professional’s primary concern, time, personal, and resource pressures can often challenge these commitments. Taking a proactive approach to workplace ethics is the best course to mitigate this risk, avoid legal implications, and build a working atmosphere of integrity, trust, and purpose.
Join David Williams to explore the challenge of workplace ethics and how to take a proactive stance, how to develop an effective and sustainable set of guidelines for organization, the difference between a Code of Conduct and a Code of Ethics, and best practices in dealing with ethically challenging situations.
In this webcast we’ll discuss how to develop a strong and sustainable set of workplace ethics and guidelines designed to mitigate ethics creep, avoid legal implications, and build a solid, ethical foundation for a healthy workplace culture. We’ll explore common ethical topics and challenges, and will detail the best practices when faced with ethically challenging situations. Additionally, we’ll discuss the difference between a Code of Conduct and a Code of Ethics, and finally, we will review several effective examples Codes of Ethics for both working professionals and public officials.
This short course is intended to fulfill the annual ethics course requirements required for most professional certification and registrations.
Attendees can expect the discussion and education of the following learning objectives:
- Understand the pitfalls of ethics creep (slowly eroding your ethics)
- Understand of how to determine an ethical path in doing business with others
- Gain guidance in establishing personal and professional moral compass related to ethics
- Understand the difference between a code of conduct and a code of ethics
- Gain a clearer picture of the problems that are presented in ethical challenging situations
- Understand how to determine the course(s) of action for ethical dilemmas by asking certain questions posed in this presentation
* Presentations are scheduled for approximately one hour with a 15-20 minute question and answer session to follow. Presentation may exceed scheduled time.
* Each state and certification agency has different requirements; it is your responsibility to know what they are. Note that 1 PDH = 0.1 CEU.