Code of Ethics

Fundamental Principles 

The American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) requires its members to conduct themselves in an ethical manner by: 

    • Being honest and fair in serving the stakeholders in the Society including members, other organizations, clients, and the public 
    • Striving to increase the competence and prestige of the engineering management profession 
    • Using their knowledge and skill for the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare

Fundamental Canons 

Members of ASEM are required to observe the following canons: 

    1. Hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public 
    2. Undertake assignments in the profession of engineering management only when qualified by education or experience   
    3. Maintain professional competence, strive to advance the engineering management body of knowledge, and provide opportunities for the professional development of fellow educators and practitioners in the profession 
    4. Act in a professional manner towards colleagues, ASEM staff, customers and clients of ASEM, and the public 
    5. Give proper credit for the work of others and accept and give honest and fair professional criticism 
    6. Abide by the Constitution, By‐Laws, and policies of ASEM 
    7. Disclose to the ASEM Executive Committee any alleged violation by a member of this Code of Ethics in a prompt, complete, and truthful manner

The current version of the Code of Ethics of the American Society for Engineering Management can also be downloaded using the link below:

ASEM Code of Ethics 


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