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SEB223 - The Professional Environment for Engineers and Scientists

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:

SEB221, SEB323

Unit chair:S Cavenett
Prerequisite:SEB121 or (MMM132 for Commerce/Engineering and combined courses students only)
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes per week.  Compulsory campus attendance for all students during Week 9 at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) to attend and participate in live student presentations (assignment 3).  Compulsory campus attendance requirement for all students either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or on a single scheduled day during Week 9.   Typically Waurn Ponds (Geelong) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester and Cloud (online) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit on a single scheduled day during Week 9.

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The focus is on the significant human-related forces and factors typically present in an engineer’s professional environment and typically requiring direct and effective leadership and management competencies to be possessed by the professional engineer.  In this unit we further develop your knowledge and skills, systems theory and abilities to apply a systematic approach to the human-related demands of contemporary engineering practice specifically the management of organisations, the management of human resources, and the management of work health and safety.

Assessment

Three assignments (3 x 20%) 60%, examination 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination and must achieve a mark of at least 40% for assignment 3 (campus attendance and participation in live student presentations given at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) during Week 9).  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 9.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$3483$3503

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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