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ENGINEERING TRIPOS PART IA - 2012/2013
LECTURE COURSES ASSOCIATED WITH COURSEWORK
Leader: Dr C.Y. Barlow
The aims of this lecture series are to introduce students to the economic, social and technical context within which engineers work. This lecture series seeks to provide a sense of the 'bigger picture' within which any engineering-related organisation operates, to show why an understanding of this context is important, and to raise awareness of the non-technical competences that engineers need to develop in order to be successful.
As specific objectives, at the end of the course students should:
A combination of CUED teaching staff and industrial speakers will address the following topics:
Please note that the order of these talks may change based upon the availability of our guest speakers
The topics for a report based on this lecture course will be set in the final lecture. Details on where and when to submit will be given at the final lecture and via email.
Additional on-line resources for this module will be provided via Camtools
Please see the Booklist for Part IA Courses for references for this module.