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Professional Practice in Engineering Management

ENGG 5204

Introduction and Assignments

A. A. Professor Michel Chaaya

Ethics and Sustainability Course Outcome • Understanding of the principles and requirements of the professional engineer. and considerations of business conduct. . including social. ethical. in accord with the Engineers Australia graduate attributes. sustainability and environmental aspects • Understanding the application of sustainability principles to engineering work • Understanding the Fundamentals of applying ethical issues in technical practice.

and to be explained in class) . The assessment is through a group assignment (15 Marks) and 2.  Objective: undertake research in sustainability / Ethics with application case studies in a selected engineering topic  Due dates can be found on the assignment sheet and will be confirmed in class  Final Mark depends on the Peer Evaluation (see next slide. Ethics and Sustainability Mode of delivery › Lectures/Consultations/Presentations › Dates will be confirmed in class. an individual Class Quiz (10 Marks). › Directed reading and individual research outside of class hours Assessment Structure (25 marks) 1.

The lecturer will elaborate more on the peer evaluation in class.edu. .au The peer evaluation email is due at 5:00pm on the 27th May 2016 (after 2 days of the assignment submission) by an email sent to michel. if I receive an email from 7 students (for a team of 8 students) giving a percentage of contribution of 50% for the 8th students. I would assume that all team members are happy with the contribution of all. Note that you do not have to submit a peer evaluation if you are rating your team members 100%.au You need to state a percentage of contribution of the relevant team member and his/her mark will be adjusted taking into effect the average of all percentages submitted. you should email Dr Michel Chaaya on the following address: Michel.edu. Ethics and Sustainability Peer Evaluation for all assignments and presentations If you have concerns about the performance of any team member. So if I do not receive any emails from any team members. For example.chaaya@sydney.chaaya@sydney. the 8th student mark for the assignment will be multiplied by 50%. The mark will not be changed.

Law lectures will continue covering Parts 4 to 6 and consultation for the assignment. Law lectures will start covering Parts 1 to 3 and the introductions Course outline – week 3 Consultation for the Ethics and Sustainability Assignment and continuing through the remaining lectures. Ethics and Sustainability Course outline – Week 1 Students will be introduced to Basic Fundamentals and theories of ethics and sustainability practices in engineering. hard and soft sustainability factors. Course outline – week 2 Students will be presented to the accomplishments and world effort in Sustainable engineering development. Students will form groups to undertake the assignment. models of sustainable development. sustainability in buildings including GREEN technology. .

. Ethics and Sustainability Course outline – Week 4 Combined Law and Sustainability lectures – consultations and progress for all assignments. Course outline – week 6 Quiz and feedback for the law assignment. Consultation for the Ethics and sustainability Assignments. Course outline – week 5 Submission of the Law Assignments. Submission of the Ethics and sustainability Assignments. Quiz for Ethics and sustainability. Revision for the 2 Quizzes.

› Additional reading:  The lecturer will give additional reading materials in class. lecture notes. › Course textbook: there is no requirement to purchase any text book. Ethics and Sustainability Course materials › Supporting Information. . assignments and Electronic Files will be given in class – The webpage may not reflect the current materials.

chaaya@sydney. (15 Marks) Each team member to produce max 3 pages for each case study and the whole team will be in charge of compiling and submitting one MS Word document. Hence. So if I do not receive any emails from any team members.au). › The Due Date for the assignment is 4:00pm in class on the 25th May 2016 (by an email sent to michel.chaaya@sydney. I would assume that all team members are happy with the contribution of all. It is preferable that the case studies are related to their field of Engineering/profession.edu. › The mark of every team member will depend on the peer evaluation (if any) which will be explained in class (peer evaluation is due at 5:00pm after 2 days of the submission on the 27th May 2016 by an email sent to michel. No hard copy is needed.edu. .au) › Note that you do not have to submit a peer evaluation if you are rating your team members 100%. the team report will be submitted electronically only as a Word Document file (font 12. Each team member is responsible equally for the compilation of the whole submission (One submission only by team). The mark will not be changed.5 spacing). Ethics and Sustainability Assignment Group Assignment (managed by all team members) Each team member should find 2 case studies (one on sustainability and one on ethics) and comprehensively highlight the aspects of both with in-depth analyses. 1.