PMP / PMI-ACP Certification Study Notes – Professional and Social Responsibility


PMP Professional and Social Responsibility

Introduction: This section of my PMP® Exam Study Notes is a summary of the Professional and Social Responsibility published by the Project Management Institute (PMI) that applies to all professional certification holders including PMP® and PMI-ACP®. Students preparing for the PMP® exam or the PMI-ACP® exam should understand and memorize these as the Professional and Social Responsibility would be tested during the exams.

Note: I have recorded in details about my PMP® exam or PMI-ACP® exam experience and also a Complete Guide for the PMP® Certification. Hope such information would be helpful to PMP® or PMI-ACP® aspirants.

Responsibility

  • in the best interest of the society, public and environment
  • accept assignments consistent with skills and fulfill commitments
  • accept stretch assignment when the assigner is fully aware of the skill gaps
  • own error and make corrections
  • uphold laws and regulations
  • report illegal/unethical activities substantiated with facts
  • ask for direction should the decision is beyond assigned authority

Respect

  • show respect to others
  • listen and understand others
  • conduct in a professional manner, even if not reciprocated
  • resolve conflicts directly
  • negotiate in good faith
  • do not influence others for personal benefits
  • respect others rights

Fairness

  • transparency in decision making
  • be objective
  • provide equal access to information, equal opportunities
  • disclose any conflict of interests and refrain from making decisions in case of conflict of interest
  • do not deny opportunities base on personal considerations
  • do not discriminate
  • apply rules without favoritism or prejudice

Honesty

  • understand the truth and be truthful
  • honour commitments
  • not to deceive others
  • not engage in dishonest behavior for personal gain / at the expense of others

 

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Edward Chung

Edward Chung aspires to become a full-stack web developer and project manager. In the quest to become a more competent professional, Edward studied for and passed the PMP Certification, ITIL v3 Foundation Certification, PMI-ACP Certification and Zend PHP Certification. Edward shares his certification experience and resources here in the hope of helping others who are pursuing these certification exams to achieve exam success.

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November 12, 2013