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Professional ethics encompasses the personal, organisational and corporate standard of behaviour expected of professionals.
Professional ethics are important in business because they reinforce the business’ reputation and underpin the desired culture and values. They ensure all dealings with stakeholders and consumers are conducted in a manner that ensures their organisation is respected for its high standards of honesty, integrity and treatment of others. Applying ethics in a professional context is an important aspect of being an effective global citizen.
This Credential is currently available at the Intermediate, Proficient and Advanced levels. Use the level indicators below to identify the level you should explore. View the Credential level to see further information.
- Have 5 years professional experience in this capability
- Be an experienced professional
- Have experience in operational roles
- Coordinate actions across operations
- Have 7 years professional experience in this capability
- Be a senior professional
- Have experience in function-level roles
- Direct thinking or action across operations
- Have 10 years professional experience in this capability
- Be an advanced professional
- Have experience in leadership roles
- Drive actions across an organisation
Professional Ethics Advanced
At the Advanced level of Professional Ethics you are responsible for maintaining ethical practice within your own operational area, which may be within a larger organisation. Within your role you are responsible for adhering to and promoting professional and workforce compliance with the highest professional standards for Code of Conduct/Ethics. You will model and encourage a culture of professionalism and integrity across teams. You will be focused on making strategic decisions with awareness of the ethical complications, regulations and, in particular, impact on strategic business partners and the consumer.
Professional Ethics Intermediate
Professional Ethics Proficient
At the Proficient level of Professional Ethics you are promoting ethical conduct within your team and fostering a culture of professionalism and integrity in all interactions with colleagues, customers, partners and the community. Within your role you anticipate and assure that operations within your team satisfy legal, professional, institutional and related ethical standards. You have a detailed understanding of ethics, corporate and social responsibility and appreciate the professional, cultural and social dimensions to ethical practices. You model ethical behaviours in public forums and reinforce your organisation’s reputation.