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Leading with Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Making the Right Decisions Every Time

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About This Course

The most successful project managers are deeply committed to ethics. But even high-character PMs sometimes ask, “What should I do?”

This distinctive, results-focused and content-rich course will show how five simple principles—the principles of ethical intelligence—will help you make the right decision every time, everywhere.

By the end of this interactive course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the five principles of ethical intelligence
  • Apply these principles to difficult situations you’ll encounter professionally and personally, and
  • Attract and keep more clients who are like you–honest, accountable and trustworthy

Earn 2 Leadership PDUs and discover the surest way to do the right thing, enhance your reputation as a person of integrity and serve your clients to the best of your ability.

This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.


  • Introduction
  • About the Author
  • One More Thing
  • Do Not Harm: The First Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Prevent Harm: A Crucial Corollary
  • Make Things Better: The Second Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Respect Others: The Third Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Be Fair: The Fourth Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Care: The Fifth Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Summary of 5 Principles
  • A Call to Action Video
  • Course Wrap Up
  • Exam
  • Course Evaluation

Target Audience: Anyone looking to fine tune their ethical intelligence or any professional leading a project or team where ethical behavior is expected.

Outcome: 2 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, CAPM, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP.

This course also qualifies for HR recertifications credits approved through HRCI and SHRM.

Author: Bruce Weinstein

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

    Yes, you can! All of our InSite courses qualify for Professional Development Units (PDUs) through PMI®. We’ve aligned them to meet the requirements of the PMI Talent Triangle™ making it easy for you to submit them with PMI®. We’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here.

  • What is the Talent Triangle, and how does it impact my PDUs?

    PMI requires that you earn a minimum number of 8 PDUs in each category, or side, of the Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic and Business Management. This course fulfills 2 Leadership PDUs towards that requirement.


    Yes! This course qualifies for HR re-certification credits. Your certificate of completion will have course information for PMI, HRCI and SHRM making it easy to report!

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    If you purchase the individual course, you will have access for 6 months from the time you activate the course key in your account. If you purchase the PDU Passport, you’ll have either 6 or 12 months from date of purchase depending which PDU Passport subscription you chose.

  • When will I be able to access this course?

    Upon purchase, this course will automatically be added to your account. If you purchased this individual course, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the course key.  Once activated, you can access the course anytime you want, 24/7, with internet connection for 6-months. If you purchase the PDU Passport, your access will begin right away.

  • How long will it take me to complete the course?

    You will earn 2 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 2 hours to complete the course, but you can revisit sections or watch lessons as many times as you wish during your access period. One of the best features is you can pause a course and pick up right where you left off when you log back into your account. InSite is self-paced, which makes it simple for you to learn when it is convenient for you.

  • Can I access this course from a mobile device?

    Yes, you can take this course from your computer, tablet or mobile device.  If you can access the internet, you can access this course.

  • How do I report my PDUs?

    You can report your PDUs and check your current PDU balance directly through PMI. For your convenience, we’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you complete this course which you should save in case you get audited by PMI.

  • PDUs: 2

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Leading with Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Making the Right Decisions Every Time

Leading with Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Making the Right Decisions Every Time

PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 2
  • Technical PDUs: 0
  • Strategic PDUs: 0

"Dr. Weinstein has the unique ability to make an ethics course fascinating. He holds your attention effortlessly with real world examples."

Margaret H.

"Follow these principles and you will lead with integrity and a clear conscience."

Sanjiv C.

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