Professional Ethics & Excellence for Chemical Engineers

Course ID: 
ELA 127
Course Type: 
eLearning (online) Course
Course Length: 
2 Hours

As a chemical engineer, your actions affect the health, safety and welfare of society. That makes your ethical conduct as a professional of the utmost importance. In this online course, you’ll gain an introduction to key issues in engineering ethics while you prepare to confront and resolve the inevitable ethical dilemmas you’ll encounter in your career. You’ll address real-world issues that arise through human interactions in the workplace. In addition, you’ll discover and learn how to apply the seven elements of professional excellence: Communication, fulfilling commitments, recognizing and expanding professional limits, investing in your profession and society, affirmation of co-workers, celebrating your work and protecting your personal life.

Topics will include:

  • The basis for codes of engineering ethics and their limitations
  • Main principles underlying most codes of engineering ethics
  • Understanding ethics in terms of human interactions
  • The many needs met through work
  • A key principle for handling all human interactions
  • Techniques for improving your communication skills
  • Strategies for improving your time management skills
  • Ways to enhance your experience of work—and that of the people around you
Continuing Education Units: 
Professional Development Hours
2.0 PDHs


AIChE Members $195
AIChE Grad Student Members $97.50
AIChE Undergrad Student Members $97.50
Non-Members* $395
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If you are interested in scheduling this course for In-Company Training, please complete the Request for Proposal Form and we will e-mail you a proposal.


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