International Society for Performance Improvement Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics is intended to promote ethical practice in the profession. In order to be certified or re-certified, you must sign a statement that you agree to conduct yourself in ways that are in keeping with the principles on which the Code is based. The code of ethics is based on six principles.

1. Add Value Principle

Strive to conduct yourself, and manage your projects and their results, in ways that add value for your clients, their customers, and the global environment.

2. Validated Practice Principle

Make use of and promote validated practices in performance technology strategies and Standards.

3. Collaboration Principle

Work collaboratively with clients and users, functioning as a trustworthy strategic partner.

4. Continuous Improvement Principle 

Continually improve your proficiency in the field of performance technology.

5. Integrity Principle

Be honest and truthful in your representations to clients, colleagues, and others with whom you may come in contact with while practicing performance technology.

6. Uphold Confidentiality Principle

Maintain client confidentiality, not allowing for any conflict of interest that would benefit you or others.