293766221 - Professional Engineering Professionalism...

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Professional Engineering Professionalism Definition: • A profession is "a vocation requiring knowledge of some department of learning or science." • A professional is one who follows "an occupation as a means of livelihood or gain," or one who is "engaged in one of the learned professions." • Professionalism is exhibited by one of the " professional character, spirit or methods " or the "standing, practice, or methods of a professional as distinguished from an amateur ."
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Professional Engineering Professionalism Definition: American College Dictionary • Professionalism includes integrity, courtesy, honesty, and willing compliance with the highest ethical standards. Professionalism goes beyond observing the engineering profession ethical rules: professionalism sensitively and fairly serves the best interests of the public. Components of Professionalism
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Professional Engineering
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Engineering Title P.E. or PE is used in the U.S. P.Eng. or P.Eng (UK). used in the UK for Professional Engineers belonging to the Society of Professional Engineers UK (SPE) P.Eng. is used in Canada, except the province of Quebec . Eng. ( French : ing. ) is used in Quebec . CEng (Chartered Engineer) and IEng (Incorporated Engineer) in the UK & Republic of Ireland . CPEng in Australia and New Zealand Ing. in Germany ( pre-nominal letters ) Ir. in Hong Kong C.Eng in India Institution of Engineering under Royal Charter EurIng (European Engineer) in Europe , used as a pre-nominal (similar to Dr. or Prof). Ing.P.Eur (European Professional Engineer) in Europe.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Institution of Engineers • To promote the advancement of engineering and to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas. • To provide a broad range of services to members, to assist them in developing their careers and to play their full role in contributing to society. • To maintain a high standard of the profession, and to raise the standing and visibility of engineers.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Institution of Engineers • Founded in 1947 (bringing together engineers of different disciplines for their common good). • Incorporated by Government Ordinance in 1975. • Membership is now the primary qualification for employment as a professional engineer in Hong Kong. • In June 1995, joined the Washington Accord as one of the signatories. The engineering degrees accredited by the HKIE are recognised by all other signatories including Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK and the United States.
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong Institution of Engineers • In 2001 and later, Japan, Germany, Malaysia and
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course ENG 307 taught by Professor Dr.t.t.wong during the Spring '11 term at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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