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About CIPPM

Ethical Statement

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Memberships

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About CIPPM

CIPPM is an international association and center of advanced communication, research, and learning for professional project managers and those interested in project management. CIPPM exists to serve, support, and advance project and quality management which serves society, including public and private business, politics, and social.

Founded 1987, CIPPM is a non-profit organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States) at the University of Michigan, currently serving 6900 members, affiliates, and sponsors internationally.


Ethical Statement

CIPPM and its members, affiliates, and sponsors adhere to and swear by the Ethical Guidelines as published by the Project Management Institute as they may be amended from time to time, which Guidelines are written for the protection of the the Client first and foremost. CIPPM and its members, affiliates, and sponsors will adhere to the local and/or national standards in the country of work except as where those standards conflict with moral standards of human dignity, health, or safety, or where they may conflict with higher standards as expressed by law or policy within the country of origin of the CIPPM.

Protection of Client

CIPPM and its members, affiliates, and sponsors will protect their client(s) interests and serve these interests first and foremost, above all else save where those interests conflict with moral standards of human dignity, health, or safety, or where they may conflict with higher standards as expressed by law or policy within the country of origin of the CIPPM.; and will never allow themselves or their agencies/consultancies/services to become victim to conflict of interest or its image, nor to become the instigator, perpetrator, or instrument in the degradation or loss of the client's interests or product, or of the same to society.

Protection of Client -- NO "Dual-Role Contracts"

The purpose of the Project or Program Manager being to manage the Clients'/Owners' project or program, under NO circumstances shall CIPPM, members, affiliates, or sponsors enter into dual-role contracts (such as general contractor/construction manager), such that the Project or Program Manager is both the provider of project/program goods and services AND the manager, overseer, expeditor, etc... of the project or program. This is a SERIOUS breach of ethics and is grounds for suspension or removal of membership, affiliation, or sponsorship. Owners/Clients who feel that this clause is being violated should contact CIPPM directly at CIPPM@Free.Org, or CIPPM, Certification, 123 Charles, JXN, MI USA 49203

Protection and Practice of Quality

CIPPM and its members, affiliates, and sponsors will practice and involve themselves and their organizations in High Quality Standards. CIPPM and its members, affiliates, and sponsors will practice Continuous Quality Improvement as outlined in the writings of Dr. W. Edwards Deming, and will involve themselves and their organizations in the development of national and international quality standards, including specifically ISO 9000(+) and ISO 10006, without relying solely on these standards as rote activity.

Requirement of Written Guarantee

CIPPM and its members, affiliates, and sponsors will provide Clients and Customers with a written guarantee on product and/or service. Such guarantee will be provided to the Client/Customer before signatory execution or purchase of any service or product. Such Guarantee shall include the full-text (all clauses) of the CIPPM Ethical Statement ("Guidelines") as found here.

Contracting/Hiring Policies

CIPPM also believes strongly in geographic preference as being supportive of localized and fair economic development and government; therefore, when considering or seeking candidates for employment and/or contracting/subcontracting, CIPPM believes that project managers must seek and consider candidates first in accordance with the following ordered geographic preference schedule, unless the Client stipulates otherwise:

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City, Township, Village, or Municipality of work

County of work

Surrounding County Region of work

State of work

Surrounding State Region of work

National Half Region of work

Nation of work

International Region of work

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Memberships

CIPPM Membership is open to professional project and program managers in all domains interested in the advancement and extended use of Project and Program Management. Members must abide by the Ethical Statement ("Guidelines") of CIPPM as set forth, as well as the criteria set forth in the CIPPM Membership Application Form. Membership includes your professional listing in the Agents and /or Training & Consulting Services sections; individuals seeking Project Management employment may provide a link to their resume on-line, or they may provide their resume for inclusion in the CIPPM PM Listings section if they do not have access to WWW storage/execution.

CIPPM Members are provided the CIPPM logo to place on documents, thereby indicating active participation and involvement in Project and Program Management, knowledge of International activity and standards, practice of High Quality Standards, and abidance with Ethical guidelines and standards which afford enhanced Client and Customer protection and Customer Service.

If you feel you qualify and wish to apply, fill out the form below.


CIPPM Membership Application


Affiliations

CIPPM Affiliation is open to non-profit professional, technical, scientific, research, and academic organizations, and Project Management information exchange forums in all domains interested in the advancement and extended use of Project and Program Management. Affiliates must abide by the Ethical Statement ("Guidelines") of CIPPM as set forth, as well as the criteria set forth in the CIPPM Affiliate Application Form. Affiliation includes your organizational link listing in the Affiliates section and may include a link in the Reference & Library Links section also, if appropriate. Non-profit Affiliate organizations that do not have access to WWW storage/execution, may provide HTML coding and HTML ready files to CIPPM for setup of a unique URL.

CIPPM Affiliates are provided the CIPPM logo to place on documents, thereby indicating active participation and involvement in Project and Program Management, knowledge of International activity and standards, practice of High Quality Standards, and abidance with Ethical guidelines and standards which afford enhanced Client and Customer protection and Customer Service.

If you feel your organization qualifies and you wish to apply for CIPPM Affiliation, fill out the form below.


CIPPM Affiliation Application


Sponsorships

CIPPM Sponsorship is open to commercial, governmental, and for-profit corporate organizations and agencies in all domains interested in the advancement and extended use of Project and Program Management. Sponsors must abide by the Ethical Statement ("Guidelines") of CIPPM as set forth, as well as the criteria set forth in the CIPPM Sponsor Application Form. Sponsorship includes your organizational link listing in the Sponsors section and may include a link in the Reference & Library Links and/or Vendors section[s] also, if appropriate.

Sponsors are provided access to the top practitioners, researchers, teachers, and trainers from universities, institutions, and agencies around the world. Sponsors are also given the opportunity to participate in the most advanced international scientific/research and performance studies involving Project and Program Management.

CIPPM Sponsors are provided the CIPPM logo to place on documents, thereby indicating active participation and involvement in Project and Program Management, knowledge of International activity and standards, practice of High Quality Standards, and abidance with Ethical guidelines and standards which afford enhanced Client and Customer protection and Customer Service.

If you feel your organization qualifies and you wish to apply for CIPPM Sponsorship, fill out the form below.


CIPPM Sponsor Application


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