Ethical Decision Making (RV-10705AW)
Professionals associated with site, building, or neighborhood planning, design, and development have a unique charge to make ethical decisions with the welfare of both the environment and citizens in mind. The goal of this course is to expose professionals to some of the most common ethical considerations within planning, design, and construction professions and give the opportunity to learn how to create a built environment that improves the quality of life of a community while adhering to simple strategies to facilitate ethical practice in the work place.
- Recognize the need for ethical behavior in the design and construction industry to benefit the health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants or employees utilizing the structures.
- Explain the importance of the professional codes of ethics to ensure diligence in both designing buildings that comply with the client’s budget and ensuring that the building does not pose unreasonable hazards to occupants
- Develop reasoning skills based on the aspirational values and ideas that will help design and construction professional navigate through difficult professional situations and continue with the health, safety and welfare of their clients in mind.
- Summarize some of the most common ethical considerations (e.g. social responsibility) within the planning, design, and construction industry
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Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch. Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.
Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture. She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).
A good fundamental and introductory discussion on ethics.
By Melanie S. (Engineer) on April 28, 2018
A good fundamental and introductory discussion on ethics. Great slides, very well presented, and very good links to outside videos. Would have like a little more in-depth discussion, but this was very well done.
A lot of great points were brought out, especially in regard to the ways in…
By Kevin M. (Engineer) on April 25, 2018
A lot of great points were brought out, especially in regard to the ways in which we as design professionals should approach a project and its total impacts.
Very good content.
By Richard H. (Engineer) on April 17, 2018
Very good content. A little long-winded, but the content was very good and applicable. The presenter was very knowledgeable and did a nice job.
Thorough, and the instructor did an excellent job in making the delivery of…
By Patricia T. (Engineer, Professional Organization) on April 10, 2018
Thorough, and the instructor did an excellent job in making the delivery of the material interesting, and added supplemental references to enhance the presentation.
I enjoyed this course.
By Kevin G. (Engineer) on March 24, 2018
I enjoyed this course. The presenter was very knowledgeable and at ease presenting the material, and she did a much better job presenting the material than many other courses that I have taken.