PADR 503

Professional Integrity in the Public and Non-Profit Sectors

Units: 1.5

Builds professional competencies and reflective practice skills for those working in the public and non-profit sectors. Using a case-based approach, topics include: ethical dilemmas and management of disputes, the issues of personal responsibility and accountability; loyalty to employer; political and professional neutrality and obligations to the public interest; conflict of interest; confidentiality and transparency; and privacy protection. Students study standards of conduct established in both sectors and the philosophical theories which underpin them.



  • Admission to MA program in Dispute Resolution or admission to MPA program (on Campus).

Graduate course in the Public Administration Dispute Resolution program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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