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Code of Professional Ethics
For the past year the International Association of Project and Program Management (IAPPM) has taken a leadership role in regard to critical issues impacting the PM industry, including the setting of ethical standards of practice for the Professional Project and Program Manager.
The Board of Directors of IAPPM have adopted the following Code of Professional Ethics of the Project and Program Manager and recommend that it be accepted and supported by its membership as a guide to the execution of the individual professional duties.
Corporate and individual practitioner members of IAPPM make a commitment to conduct themselves and their practice in accordance with the Code of Professional Ethics for Project and Program Managers.
As a professional engaged in the business of providing construction management services, and as a member of the project profession, I agree to conduct myself in my business in accordance with the following:
Client Service. I will serve my clients with honesty, integrity, competence, and objectivity, establishing a relationship of trust and confidence and furnishing my best skills and judgment consistent with the interests of my client.
Representation of Qualifications. I will only accept assignments for which I am qualified by my education, training, professional experience and technical competence, and I will assign staff to projects in accordance with their qualifications and commensurate with the services to be provided.
Standards of Practice. I will furnish my services in a manner consistent with the established and accepted standards of the profession and with the laws and regulations which govern its practice.
Fair Competition. I will build my professional reputation on the basis of my direct experience and service provided, and I will compete fairly and respectfully with my professional colleagues.
Integrity of the Profession. I will avoid actions which promote my own self-interest at the expense of the profession, and I will uphold the standards of the project and program management profession with honor and dignity.
Professional Development. I will continue to develop my professional knowledge and competency as a practitioner, and I will contribute to the advancement of PM practice as a profession by fostering research and education and through the encouragement of subordinates and fellow practitioners.
Public Welfare. I will not participate in any racial, sexual or political discrimination related to any assignment I may undertake. I will avoid any conduct that would be considered unethical or will interfere or conflict with any laws, statutes or regulations, and I will uphold the safety, health and welfare of the public in the performance of my professional duties.
Release of Information. I will release public statements that are truthful and objective, and I will keep information and records confidential when appropriate and protect the proprietary interests of my clients and professional colleagues.