Handling Ethical Issues in Construction
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Thursday, November 30, 2023
2:00 – 4:00 pm CST
Presented by: Doug Holthus
- Avoiding ethical issues during the bidding process
- Gifts, favors and the appearance of impropriety
- Your duties to your employer, the project owner, and other project participants
- Adopting practices that minimize ethics issues
- The ethics of safety: fulfilling duties to employees and the public
- Incorporating environmental ethics and sustainability into construction and development projects
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Administration)**
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This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 2.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
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2.0 HSW LUs (AIA)
Doug HolthusPartner, Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP
Mr. Holthus’ primary areas of focus are the defense of construction, governmental liability, and employment and general liability claims. He has tried, advocated and arbitrated nearly one hundred cases before civil juries, administrative licensing and other boards and arbitration panels throughout Ohio, as well as Illinois and California, in both state and federal courts. Among his other professional and civic positions, Mr. Holthus is past Chair of the Columbus Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee and is a member of the Professional Liability Defense Federation.
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This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
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Course Title: Handling Ethical Issues in Construction
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines what constitutes ethical and unethical behaviors, the consequences of unethical practices, and how design professionals can identify and avoid unethical practices.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and avoid ethical issues during the bidding process.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the duties of the design professional to their employer, the project owner, and other project participants.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the ethics of safety, and fulfill their duties to employees and the public.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to incorporate environmental ethics and sustainability into construction and development projects.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Awareness of construction and project management and responsibilities of project participants
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: Complaint Resolution Policy: 06/24/2024
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