Ethics and Project Management (KLplus CPE Course)

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Please Note: This course is provided by a third party and requires an extra step to obtain the CPE certificate. Upon completion of the course, download your course transcript and go to to request the certificate.

Do the right thing but make sure you do it on time, under budget and within scope, all the while maintaining your professional integrity in a constantly evolving global business environment. How do project managers do it, given that most ethical dilemmas are not black and white and usually require diligent deliberation?

This course provides an introduction to how the project management community and the Project Management Institute (PMI®) have established standards of ethics to help members navigate the sometimes murky waters of ethical issues, keeping with the vision of establishing project management as a professional industry.

This course was developed with experts in the subject matter provided by the International Institute for Analytics (

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize key concepts related to business ethics
  • Identify examples of ethical dilemmas in project management
  • Recognize the benefits of managing ethics in your business
  • Identify the purpose of the PMI® Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Recognize some of the values described in the PMI® Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Distinguish between the values of responsibility and respect
  • Distinguish between the values of fairness and honesty
  • Match examples of standards to the types of inappropriate behavior they address
  • Identify the aims of the PMI ethics complaints review process

Estimated Course Duration: 50 minutes (1 CPE)

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics

Program Level: Basic

Advance Preparation/Prerequisites: None


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