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This workshop focuses on Outcome 1 of SAIMechE's Standard of Professional Competency, which is the starting point for any proper engineering design or problem solving. The workshop will unpack the detail of the Competency Standard and will demonstration how it is found in professional practice.

2019/01/17
When: 2019/01/17
Where: South Africa
Contact: Linda Robinson


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SAIMechE‚Äôs Standard of Professional Competency Outcomes Series

Outcome 1 Workshop:
Define, Investigate and Analyse Complex
Engineering Problems

Event Date: 17 January 2019
Time: 08:30 - 16:00 approx., daily registration from 08:00

Closing Date: 7 January 2019
Event Code: P01A9
CPD Accreditation Number : SAIMechE-1237-12/21
Venue:
Sica's Guest House & Conference Centre,
19 Owen Avenue, Mayville, Durban
Teas and lunch are provided
Fees: 
Members - R1 725.00 (R1 500.00 + VAT R225.00)
Non-members - R3 450.00 (R3,000.00 + VAT R450.00)

Terms & Conditions:  SAIMechE KZN Branch does not offer credit terms.  To secure your booking, payment must be made and proof of payment sent by 7 January 2019.
Certification and Material:
Each participant will be provided with a manual of course material. This workshop carries 1 CPD point.

Overview:
This workshop focuses on Outcome 1 of SAIMechE's Standard of Professional Competency, which is the starting point for any proper engineering design or problem solving. The workshop will unpack the detail of the Competency Standard and will demonstration how it is found in professional practice.

 Who Should Attend:
 If you are thinking about professional development, then this is a good place to start.  Whether you're a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, this workshop, one of a series of eleven, will help you to develop and refine the skills needed for professional success.  In this series each workshop is presented as a stand-alone offering for your selection, convenience and professional development.

 Workshop Programme:

The delegate is expected to perform a creative, systematic analysis of problems typified by the following performances:

1.   Identifies and formulates problem, leading to an agreed definition of the problem to be addressed;

2.   Collects, organises, and evaluates information;

3.   Uses conceptualisation, abstraction, modelling;

4.   Makes and justifies assumptions;

5.   Use of analytical methods, both mathematical and non-mathematical;

6.   Evaluates result of analysis, using judgement;

7.   Expresses understanding emerging from the analysis.

Presenter:


Mr. Malcolm Black,  B.Sc.(Mech.Eng.), G.C.C., MSAIMechE, Th.B.
Mr. Malcolm Black, B.Sc. (Mech. Eng.) from the University of Witswaterand (1973), Bachelor of Theology (Th.B.) from Rhodes (1977), Government Certificate of Competency (1982).  Currently Malcolm leads SAIMechE's Professional Development Programme.  He was an elected member of the Council of SAIMechE since 2010 to 2016 and is a  Past Chairman of SAIMechE's KZN Branch.  He first worked as a Student Engineer - Anglo American Research Laboratories, Crown Mines and then as a Manager and/or Engineer in a number of companies;  Site Engineer - Anglo American Research Laboratories, Crown Mines; Factory Manager - Turnall Ltd., Jacobs, Durban; Factory and Building Products Manager- Xpanda Products, Pinetown;  Plant Engineer - Tongaat Oils and African Products, Jacobs, Durban; Plant Engineer - Coats (Pty) Ltd., Hammarsdale; Engineering Manager - Dempsey Engineering and Buckman Laboratories, Hammarsdale; Factory Engineer - Gelvenor Textiles, Hammarsdale. His recent activities include OHSAct GMR 2(1) appointee at SRF Packaging.  All the above positions required the use of management and technical skills in order to get the required tasks done and produce the necessary bottom line results.  All management skills were obtained in practical situations and developed with plant and business performance in mind.  His current focus is on training, programme and mentoring development.

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