- Communication within organisations
- Management roles within engineering organisations
- Project management
- Safety and risk management
- Standards and quality assurance
- Engineering ethics
- Employability skills
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Standard Media
- Virtual Classroom
- Web links
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
- Audio-Video streaming
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- EquipmentDetails - Audio headset with microphone are required to access weekly consultation and help desk facilities.
The aim of the subject is to further prepare students for their roles as engineering practitioners. The degree will develop their understanding of professional engineering practice and management in relation to employers, employees, clients, professionals from other disciplines and society in general. Activities will connect students with practising engineers through specialist lectures, exercises to develop generic skills, networking, and participation in professional engineering activities. Aspects of professional engineering practice including communication skills, meeting procedures, chairmanship, professional ethics, risk management roles of managers in engineering enterprises, financial reports, preparation for work placement in industry.
Project management including project management - project definition, analysis, planning, decision-making, programming and scheduling. Lectures by engineering practitioners and managers on specialist topics selected from company structure and organisation, resource management, leadership, industrial relations, workplace health and safery, liability, IP and commercialisation, standards, documentation, quality assurance, roles of professional associations. Attendance at off-campus meetings of professional associations or technical societies; site visits.
- Continuous Individual (50%)
- Individual (20%)