Programmes

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

MGTE 41022

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES

Status : Core Pre-requisite : MGTE 41012 Co-requisite : None

 

On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the characteristics of a professional
  • Communicate at a professional level
  • Discuss the role of ethics in industry
  • Appreciate how to accept responsibility and ownership for yourself and other people under your direction
  • Describe the role of professional associations
  • Apply own level of social intelligence to his/her own position related to other professionals in the workplace and thereby make informed decisions aligned to the professional practice in the industry s/he is involved in.

Communication, Ethics, Differentiation between law, morals and ethics, Introduction to decision making, Professionalism, Professional associations, Using standards, Codes of ethics, Social intelligence, Professional judgement,the inter-relationships between communication and professionalism,the inter-relationships between professionalism and ethics,The inter-relationships between ethics and professional judgment, The inter-relationships between professional judgment and social intelligence.

Lectures and case analysis.

End of course unit examination and continuous evaluation.

  1. Bazerman, M H and Moore, D A (2009). Judgment in Managerial Decision Making.John Wiley
  2. Fisher, A (2011). Critical Thinking: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.

Back