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A course on engineering ethics covering responsibility in engineering; framing the moral problem; organizing principles of ethical theories; computers, individual morality, and social policy; honesty, integrity, and reliability; safety, risk, and liability in engineering; engineers as employees; engineers and the environment; international engineering professionalism; and future challenges.
What Do Participants Learn?
• Describe the different types of responsibilities that engineers have towards society and their employers
• Explain the concept of corporate liability and the problem of many hands
• Describe the possible conflicts that may arise between engineers and managers and the options available to engineers to overcome or avoid these problems
• Explain how to join the Lebanese order of engineers and what the benefits are
• Identify the conditions that make an engineer morally responsible (blameworthy) and/or legally responsible (liable)
• Describe the main tenets, strengths, and weaknesses of the classical ethical theories
• Analyze classic ethics texts in philosophy and apply these principles to case studies
• Describe what makes an argument valid and recognize logical fallacies
• Explain the advantages and disadvantages of engineering and corporate codes of conduct,
understand the importance of social responsibility, and use engineering codes to solve engineering ethics problems
• Recognize and describe the different ethical issues or forms of dishonesty that engineers
may come across in practice, such as conflicts of interest, bribery, and data manipulation
• Identify the optimal solution to complex engineering ethical problems and provide sound arguments for the decision
• Identify and explain the importance of ethics at different stages of the design process
• Outline the moral justifications for environmental sustainability
Who Should Attend?
Participants that may benefit from this training course should have an Engineering background
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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