Some of the largest construction firms in the world have faced the prospect of multi-million fines for significant breaches of ethics and compliance recently – from bribery and collusion to modern slavery.
Ethics is defined as a set of moral principles that govern a person’s behaviour or the conducting of an activity, but what does that mean for an individual or an organisation working in construction?
This free online course will help you to understand the concept of ethics, why they matter, and why being ethical goes deeper than just being compliant and legal.
By the end of the five-week course, you will be able to:
Construction Ethics and Compliance has been developed by The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) – the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.
The course will build on the CIOB’s experience of developing people in the science and practice of building, which it has been doing since 1834, as well as its recent work to create an International Standard for Ethics in the Built Environment.
Are you a member of the CIOB? If you are a member preparing for professional review, the topics covered in this course will help you to recognise the things that you do that contribute to professional practice for Section 3 of your application.
This course is suitable for everyone working in or studying construction. Whatever your level of experience, you will learn something new about ethics and compliance, and recognise your personal ethical standards.
Whether you are site based, in a management, supervisory, procurement or technical role, or a teacher or trainer, this course will help you stay compliant, ethical and professional.
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