Ethics 2018–19 Cases of the Year

What You'll Learn

  • See how the AICP Code of Ethics applies to challenging issues faced by professional planners and planning officials.
  • Learn how to present the new "Ethics Cases of the Year" at chapter and section conferences
  • Discover the variety of ethical challenges facing planners and officials.

More Course Details

The AICP Ethics Committee presents seven case studies based on current and illustrative planning ethics topics from the previous year.

Get a short introduction to the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, then explore the ethics scenarios and examine the appropriate actions that each planner should have taken. Each scenario is tied to relevant principles and rules of conduct from the AICP Ethics Code as well as APA's "Ethical Principles in Planning."

Topics include confidential and inaccurate information, gifts, political donations, sexual harassment, taking credit, and unlawful discrimination.