Ethics 101 E-Course

Are members of your organization prepared to do the right thing when ethical dilemmas happen? 

With ICMA’s Ethics 101 e-course, you can strengthen your jurisdiction’s ethical culture by making sure that your staff has a proper grounding in your organization’s values and can deal with ethics issues that arise on the job. Ethical conduct by all employees is essential for an organization to succeed and prosper.

Audience: This is a basic ethics course designed for employees below the department head level.

Course Overview: This self-paced program contains several modules that can be accessed online from work or home. 

Upon completion your staff will:

  • Understand ethical decision making and conduct is required of every employee
  • Understand the importance of following the ethics policy at all times
  • Recognize the importance of examining their actions and decisions carefully and to look for ethical issues
  • Understand the importance of always consulting with their supervisor any time they think they may have an ethical problem

Common areas of concern addressed in this course include:

  • Gifts and special treatment
  • Benefiting personally from city/county government contracts or transactions
  • Travel expenses and accurate, honest reporting
  • Privacy, personal information
  • Visiting inappropriate websites
  • Proper use of social media


    Ethics 101 E-Course
    Begin self-paced component package.
    Begin self-paced component package.
    1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available
    1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available