REIC2600 Ethics and Business Practice

REIC2600 - Ethics in Business Practice (Credit from this course may be applied towards an REIC designation Program)

Date: March 13 - 15, 2018

Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location: BREB, 60 Gillingham Dr. Suite 401, Brampton, ON, L6X 0Z9

Real estate is a business built on trust. Working ethically is essentially building a solid relationship with your clients, employer and peers. Build your real estate industry career/business, by building your reputation for high ethical business standards.

Ethics & Business Practice Course Content

The Importance of Ethical Business Practice

  • What is ethics?     
  • Why are ethics so important?
  • Sources of ethical values
  • The concept of moral reasoning
  • Business ethics
  • The ethics checklist 

Ethical Values

  • Fundamental ethical values
  • Five core values based on the word "TRUST"
  • REIC Code of Professional Standards

Developing Ethical Values

  • Development of ethical values
  • The three imperatives for human conduct
  • Intervention scenario
  • The ethics puzzle
  • Maslow's hierarchy of needs 

Ethical Decision Making

  • Steps to ethical decision-making; an organized approach
  • Discussion on codes
  • Ethics pyramid
  • Why do ethical problems arise?
  • Grey areas in ethics  

Ethics Articles, Codes, etc.

  • Review of the codes: REIC, IREM, CREA, provincial regulatory codes (i.e. Real Estate Brokerage Act)
  • Case studies: discussion, resolution, decision
Registration Fee & Policy:
BREB Members: $825+HST OR (Use 1 of your 4 complimentary courses and pay $780+HST)
REIC Non-Members/BREB Non-Members/Registrants: $825 + HST
REIC Member: $625.00 +HST (must include REIC Member Number)
Assessment Type: Assignment

Passing Grade: 70%

Fees include: Course Manual, Textbook

Required Materials:  None

Course Credits:
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Course registration MUST be accompanied by payment in full. All registration fees MUST include GST/HST. Registrations without tax or full payment cannot be processed.

Cancellation Policy: Your registration fee will be refunded or transferred at no extra charge upon receipt of written notice of withdrawal, at least thirty days prior to the beginning of the course. After this time, and up to the course commencement, the registration fee may only be transferred, at an additional processing fee of $150.00 plus HST, The tuition fee may then be applied toward any course offered by BREB, within a one-year period. Once the course has begun, no refund or transfer of fees is permitted