Engineering

Roles & Professionalism By Ezer Yeboah-Boateng 1Quote of the Week?? //** ? Working calm for the accepted acceptable of society… 2Outline ?Introduction ?Roles of Engineers ?Engineers & the Ambiance ?Engineers as Professionals ?Engineers Today 3Books & Assets ? Engineering & Amusing Justice, by Donna Riley, 2008; Morgan & Claypool Publishers. ? Bridging the Gap Between Engineering & the Global World: A Case Abstraction of the Coconut (Coir) Fiber Industry in Kerala, India, by Shobha K. Bhatia & Jennifer L. Smith, 2008; Morgan & Claypool Publishers. 45 Learning Outcomes To explain the assorted roles that engineers comedy in society; ? To acknowledge the professionalism of engineers in accidental to society. ? To position engineers to be proactive in affair civic needs. Introduction How do bodies apperceive engineers? 6Introduction ? Whatever the accepted acumen of an engineer, this assignment will focus on altered roles of, and played by, engineers. ? Not absolutely activity afflicted by: ? calculations, ? designs (structural, hydrological, chips, down-covered systems & control; cyber-security, etc. ), ? drawings, ? Analysis, ? administration of architecture etc. 7Introduction Activity as an architect is added than this, and ancient he plays roles which on aboriginal consequence are not affiliated to their able training. ? It is fatigued that the training accustomed as an architect is allotment of the affidavit which an architect can affectation his versatility. The Architect is versatile! 8Roles of Engineers Assorted roles played by engineers include: ? Managers ? Scientists ? Experts ? Politicians ? Academics ? Others 9Roles of Engineers Engineers as Managers ? Who is a manager? ? Someone who plans, organizes, coordinates, controls, executes, and achieves the objectives that are entrusted aloft him. Career progression ? Are engineers acceptable managers? ? E. g. Alfred Sloan of Accepted Motors – electrical architect 10Roles of Engineers Engineers as Managers ? The administration gurus: abounding of them were accomplished as engineers! ? Michael E Porter – “competitive advantage” – aeronautical/mechanical architect ? W. Edward Deming – “quality” - electrical architect ? Joseph Juran – “quality” – electrical architect ? Henry Mintzberg – “strategic management” – automated architect ? Tom Peters – “Excellence” – civilian architect ? F. W. Taylor – “scientific management”, “time motion study” – automated architect (? ) Henry Fayol – “Industrial management” – mining architect ? Henry Gantt – “Gantt chart” – automated architect 11Roles of Engineers Engineers as Scientists ? Science and engineering are interlinked; it would not be amiss to say that engineering is activated science. (Science is the abstract foundation of engineering? ) ? Paul Dirac – 1933 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics – accomplished as an electrical architect 12Roles of Engineers Engineers as experts ? E. g. Giving able opinions in cloister as to what could accept been the cause(s) of the issues in dispute: Highland Tower tragedy, Dingo babyish case; ? Melcom Achimota architecture adversity Forensic abstraction 13Roles of Engineers Engineers as politicians ? Almost the absolute Chinese administration are engineers! ? Hu Jintao, fmr. Chinese Prez – Hydraulic architect ? Boris Yelsin, fmr. Russian President – civilian architect ? Prof. De Graft Johnson, fmr. V. P. , Ghana (1979-81) – civilian architect ? Aliu Mahama, fmr. V. P. , Ghana (2001-09) – architecture tech 14Roles of Engineers Engineers in Politics: Picture of the apple politicians…. 15Roles of Engineers Engineers as academics ? Need I say more? 16Roles of Engineers Others ? Engineers as salesmen ? Engineers as entrepreneurs ? Engineers as lawyers? Engineers as Reverends or Pastors ? Etc. 17Engineers & the Ambiance ? Engineers don’t accomplish in a vacuum: ? They are allotment and bindle of the society; ? They abide to accommodated the needs of society; ? They accouter the assets of society; ? The ambiance include: ? The economical and bartering ambiance ? The amusing ambiance ? The political environment: the globalized apple ? The cultural ambiance ? The acknowledged ambiance 18Engineers as Professionals ? What is the apprehension and accord of engineers adverse the society? ? The acknowledgment is the Able Engineer! ? Who is a professional? What is a “profession”? 5 aspects: i. Nature of work: intellectual, brainy vs. manual, specialized abilities and ability ii. Moral aspect: this goes above accepted honesty, integrity, codes of conduct and ethics, “self regulation” iii. Collective organization: able association, access and competence, “accreditation” and “recognition” – e. g. Ghana Act 819, 2011. iv. Status v. Impartiality and ability 19Engineers of Today ? Engineers owe albatross to ? the accepted public: safety, ambiance ? absolute consumers of the activity ? adolescent engineers ? audience e. g. government, industry ? Engineers owe assignment to themselves ? which are inherent in their works and academy to which they accord ? acknowledged requirements: able apathy ? acknowledged duties ? “the greater good” 20Engineers of Today ? Today’s architect charge accept acknowledgment to alternative fields of ability and abilities (besides his specialty) in adjustment to be able to appropriately acquittal his functions: ? advice and presentation skills: articulate and accounting ? economics and accounts ? law ? presentation of self! ? Paradigm shift: ? Engineers should not alone acknowledge to need: ? They should actualize or ahead the needs and be leaders of society. They should accept foresights for “unfulfilled needs”. 21Project Topics ? How can you administer the attempt of Human Engineering to abode the Cyber-crime annoyance in Ghana? ? OR ? How can Tertiary Students accord to the Digital Inclusion in Ghana? ? 15 credibility ? Deadline: March 29, 2013 22Thank You All!!! ?Any comments & contributions???? 23Roles & Professionalism By Ezer Yeboah-Boateng 1Quote of the Week?? //** ? Working calm for the accepted acceptable of society… 2Outline ?Introduction ?Roles of Engineers ?Engineers & the Ambiance ?Engineers as Professionals ?Engineers Today 3Books & Assets Engineering & Amusing Justice, by Donna Riley, 2008; Morgan & Claypool Publishers. ? Bridging the Gap Between Engineering & the Global World: A Case Abstraction of the Coconut (Coir) Fiber Industry in Kerala, India, by Shobha K. Bhatia & Jennifer L. Smith, 2008; Morgan & Claypool Publishers. 45 Learning Outcomes ? To explain the assorted roles that engineers comedy in society; ? To acknowledge the professionalism of engineers in accidental to society. ? To position engineers to be proactive in affair civic needs. Introduction How do bodies apperceive engineers? 6Introduction Whatever the accepted acumen of an engineer, this assignment will focus on altered roles of, and played by, engineers. ? Not absolutely activity afflicted by: ? calculations, ? designs (structural, hydrological, chips, down-covered systems & control; cyber-security, etc. ), ? drawings, ? Analysis, ? administration of architecture etc. 7Introduction ? Activity as an architect is added than this, and ancient he plays roles which on aboriginal consequence are not affiliated to their able training. ? It is fatigued that the training accustomed as an architect is allotment of the affidavit which an architect can affectation his versatility. The Architect is versatile! Roles of Engineers Assorted roles played by engineers include: ? Managers ? Scientists ? Experts ? Politicians ? Academics ? Others 9Roles of Engineers Engineers as Managers ? Who is a manager? ? Someone who plans, organizes, coordinates, controls, executes, and achieves the objectives that are entrusted aloft him. ? Career progression ? Are engineers acceptable managers? ? E. g. Alfred Sloan of Accepted Motors – electrical architect 10Roles of Engineers Engineers as Managers ? The administration gurus: abounding of them were accomplished as engineers! ? Michael E Porter – “competitive advantage” – aeronautical/mechanical architect ? W. Edward Deming – “quality” - electrical architect ? Joseph Juran – “quality” – electrical architect ? Henry Mintzberg – “strategic management” – automated architect ? Tom Peters – “Excellence” – civilian architect ? F. W. Taylor – “scientific management”, “time motion study” – automated architect (? ) ? Henry Fayol – “Industrial management” – mining architect ? Henry Gantt – “Gantt chart” – automated architect 11Roles of Engineers Engineers as Scientists ? Science and engineering are interlinked; it would not be amiss to say that engineering is activated science. (Science is the abstract foundation of engineering? ) Paul Dirac – 1933 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics – accomplished as an electrical architect 12Roles of Engineers Engineers as experts ? E. g. Giving able opinions in cloister as to what could accept been the cause(s) of the issues in dispute: Highland Tower tragedy, Dingo babyish case; ? Melcom Achimota architecture adversity ? Forensic abstraction 13Roles of Engineers Engineers as politicians ? Almost the absolute Chinese administration are engineers! ? Hu Jintao, fmr. Chinese Prez – Hydraulic architect ? Boris Yelsin, fmr. Russian President – civilian architect ? Prof. De Graft Johnson, fmr. V. P. , Ghana (1979-81) – civilian architect ? Aliu Mahama, fmr. V. P. , Ghana (2001-09) – architecture tech 14Roles of Engineers Engineers in Politics: Picture of the apple politicians…. 15Roles of Engineers Engineers as academics ? Need I say more? 16Roles of Engineers Others ? Engineers as salesmen ? Engineers as entrepreneurs ? Engineers as lawyers? ? Engineers as Reverends or Pastors ? Etc. 17Engineers & the Ambiance ? Engineers don’t accomplish in a vacuum: ? They are allotment and bindle of the society; ? They abide to accommodated the needs of society; ? They accouter the assets of society; ? The ambiance include: ? The economical and bartering ambiance ? The amusing ambiance The political environment: the globalized apple ? The cultural ambiance ? The acknowledged ambiance 18Engineers as Professionals ? What is the apprehension and accord of engineers adverse the society? ? The acknowledgment is the Able Engineer! ? Who is a professional? What is a “profession”? 5 aspects: i. Nature of work: intellectual, brainy vs. manual, specialized abilities and ability ii. Moral aspect: this goes above accepted honesty, integrity, codes of conduct and ethics, “self regulation” iii. Collective organization: able association, access and competence, “accreditation” and “recognition” – e. . Ghana Act 819, 2011. iv. Status v. Impartiality and ability 19Engineers of Today ? Engineers owe albatross to ? the accepted public: safety, ambiance ? absolute consumers of the activity ? adolescent engineers ? audience e. g. government, industry ? Engineers owe assignment ? to themselves ? which are inherent in their works and academy to which they accord ? acknowledged requirements: able apathy ? acknowledged duties ? “the greater good” 20Engineers of Today ? Today’s architect charge accept acknowledgment to alternative fields of ability and abilities (besides his specialty) in adjustment to be able to appropriately acquittal is functions: ? advice and presentation skills: articulate and accounting ? economics and accounts ? law ? presentation of self! ? Paradigm shift: ? Engineers should not alone acknowledge to need: ? They should actualize or ahead the needs and be leaders of society. ? They should accept foresights for “unfulfilled needs”. 21Project Topics ? How can you administer the attempt of Human Engineering to abode the Cyber-crime annoyance in Ghana? ? OR ? How can Tertiary Students accord to the Digital Inclusion in Ghana? ? 15 credibility ? Deadline: March 29, 2013 22Thank You All!!! ?Any comments & contributions???? 23

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