A Roadmap to Ethical Issues in Construction: A Primer for Design Professionals
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Tuesday, February 2, 2021 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm CST
Presented by Wojciech “Voytek” Jackowski
Principal, Commercial Litigation Practice Group Chair, Offit Kurman P.A
Overview and introduction to design professional’s ethics
Legal and ethical issues in construction practice and disputes
Group scenarios with real implications
Ethical dimension of the design professional’s practice – does it matter?
Adopting practices which minimize ethics issues
Avoiding ethical issues during the bidding process
Your duties to your employer, the project owner, and other project participants
The ethics of safety: fulfilling duties to employees and the public
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
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International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Administration)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 2.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 2.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed in all states. These hours can be applied to
ethics requirements or general CE requirements.
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Wojciech JackowskiPrincipal, Commercial Litigation Practice Group Chair, Offit Kurman P.A.
Mr. Jackowski’s practice focuses on commercial and corporate dispute resolution with an emphasis on achieving rational business solutions or cost-effective judicial resolutions of such disputes. In his practice, he often represents clients in transactional matters, and applies his litigation experience in advising clients and provides value-added services in structuring business, financial and legal terms for his construction industry clients. In addition to appearing in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels and administrative panels domestically, Mr. Jackowski has experience in international aspects of litigation. He has represented entities and individuals in cases involving trade and contract disputes, property loss claims, bankruptcy proceedings, construction issues, commodities and derivatives matters, white-collar crime, personal injury, and claims raising questions under federal labor law. Mr. Jackowski has extensive experience with disputes involving real estate, construction contracts, design and construction defects, and the representation of various real estate industry stakeholders in mediations, arbitrations, trials and appeals.
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Course Title: A Roadmap to Ethical Issues in Construction: A Primer for Design Professionals
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines what is deemed unethical behaviors in construction practice, why they matter, and how they negatively impact the project and and the relationships between the project participants, including the owner.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and describe unethical behaviors that exist in construction and why they matter.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and avoid unethical practices during the bidding process.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify their duties to the project owner, other project participants, and their employer. By so doing, the tone for the relationship is determined – that of trust and responsibility.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss the ethics of safety in construction. That is adopting practices that protect workers and the public.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with design. construction, and project management
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/03/2023
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