This course is designed to help develop and refine the real estate practitioner’s decision-making skills from an ethical standpoint. Using factual and hypothetical case studies, group discussions, workshops, and videos, participants will study various real estate ethical codes to acquire the tools and strategies to maintain strict ethical standards. Credit is awarded for this three-day core course upon successful completion of an exam.
Currently, REIC is offering its courses via virtual (real-time remote), home study, or online through the University of Fredericton. Please refer to the upcoming class schedule for full details regarding the delivery options available.
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The Importance of Ethical Business Practice
What is Ethics?
The concept of moral reasoning
Why are ethics so important?
Sources of ethical values
The ethics check list
Fundamental ethical values
Five core values based on the word "TRUST"
REIC Code of Professional Standards
Developing Ethical Values
Development of ethical values
The ethics puzzle
The three imperatives for human conduct
Maslow's hierarchy of needs
Ethical Decision Making
Steps to ethical decision-making; an organized approach
Grey areas in ethics
Dicussion on codes
Why do ethical problems arise?
Ethics Articles, Codes, etc.
Review of the codes: REIC IREM, CREA, provincial regulatory codes (i.e. Real Estate Brokerage Act)
Case studies: discussion, resolution, decision
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