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CEIE 409: Professional Practice and Management in Engineering

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Introduces professional ethics and management principles, and prepares students for leadership roles in practice. Topics include introduction to professional and technical societies; code of ethics related to the public, clients, contractors, suppliers, employers, agreements, contracts, competitive bidding, the engineering profession, conflict of interest, legal responsibilities and case law; case studies in professional ethics; professional licensure; engineering versus engineering management; personal development; managing culture shock, time management, career versus grad school, continuing education; public policy considerations in engineering practice; practical considerations in project management; effectively communicating with employees, contractors and clients; marketing, competitive bidding and project selection; conflict resolution; and managing a small business.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 1

Equivalent to ENGR 401 (2011-2012 Catalog)

Credits: 1

Prerequisites:

Senior standing.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

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