Standards of Practice for the Right of Way Professional

104 – Standards of Practice for the Right of Way Professional: An overview of IRWA’s Standards of Professional Practice, the IRWA Code of Ethics, the Ethical Rules, and IRWA Rules of Professional Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures.

Course Number: C104
Course Title: Standards of Practice for the Right of Way Professional
Course Level: Ethics
IRWA Credits: 8 QEU / CEU
AQB Credits: Non Applicable
Prerequisites: Not applicable

Course Description

This course guides and directs all participants as each pursues his or her unique path within the right of way profession. During this course, participants will learn how and why qualities such as professional competence, character, integrity, fairness, commitment and trustworthiness provide the foundation for establishing and maintaining strong working relationships as a right of way professional.


  • Generalist/Specialist: Ethics courses are applicable to all IRWA Credentialing programs. Successful completion of Course 104 (or Course 103 "Ethics and the Right of Way Profession") is a requirement for initial completion of all IRWA Credentialing programs. Successful completion of either the ethics or standards courses is also mandatory every five years for recertification purposes.


  • Quality of service, competence, character/mind set, communication, care of property
  • Full disclosure - client/members, all pertinent information, public information, member information
  • Fair and reasonable fees
  • Confidential information
  • Advertising & promotional practices
  • Laws and conduct of business
  • Good citizenship
  • Employee/employer relationships
  • Client/former client relationships

Course Tuition Includes

  • Participant Manual

Required Material

Non Applicable

Who Should take this course

This course is designed for right of way professionals who are in need of ideas and practical solutions for understanding and resolving ethical conflicts, and concepts to the Standards of Professional Practice.


Classroom Based Education

Online Education

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