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CIOB construction ethics & compliance

Watch video introduction [CIOB](http://www.ciob.org/) Construction Ethics & Compliance Course. Legal, compliance & behavioural challenges.

Welcome from all of the team at CIOB Academy

I am Maria Coulter, a Coach and Trainer in the Construction Industry and Course Leader for Construction Ethics and Compliance by CIOB Academy. It’s wonderful to see so many participants on the course from around the world. If you’re on twitter you can follow the CIOB Academy @CIOBAcademy and join in the twitter discussion using #FLConstructionEthics.

Over the next five weeks we’ll be breaking down the subject of ethics, beginning with your own views and experiences, and getting to know your personal values and how they drive behaviour.

I’m excited as the course leader to meet you all and to be able to share the topic and forthcoming discussions with you. Go to my profile now and hit the follow button. That way you’ll be able to see my responses and comments during the course.

There are some fantastic contributors, some of whom who you’ll meet during the course. You can follow them by clicking their names below and hitting the follow button, as they will be commenting on the discussion boards in some of the weeks:
  1. Jay Blithe, Community Development Leader at the Barrett Values Centre, on what values are and how to identify your own personal values.

  2. Andrew Leigh, Author of the book Ethical Leadership, on overcoming blocks and obstacles to behaving in-line with your own personal ethics.

  3. James Pellatt, Head of Projects for Great Portland Estates, on what behaviours Clients need to see from their consultants, contractors and supply chain.

  4. Sonia Ghandi, Responsible Solutions Ltd, on a number of ethical case study examples.

You’ll discover the difference between being legal, compliant, and ethical. Learn practical strategies for handling ethical dilemmas, putting them into practice and reflecting on your choices. Gain insight on the contents of ethical policies and procedures. There will be ‘good’ and ‘bad’ case studies showing positive and negative ethical behaviour in the construction industry. You will also discover how the industry’s boom and bust nature impacts on ethical behaviours and practices. Finally exploring what more could be done by individuals and organisations, and the behaviours you will stop, start and continue as a result of doing this course.

Comment in the discussion area if you have any questions about the course or this step.

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