Int. J. of Technology Management   »   1986 Vol.1, No.1/2

 

 

Title: Engineers in the 21st century

 

Author: Viscount Caldecote

 

Address: President of the Fellowship of Engineering, 2 Little Smith Street, Westminster, London SWlP 3DL, UK

 

Abstract: An engineering education is just as valid as one in arts or classics. Engineers in the 21st century must be capable of working in, or leading, a multi-disciplinary team. The skills of marketing, project management, finance and international collaboration will be just as important as the more familiar elements of design, development and engineering production.

 

Keywords: engineering education; engineering training; multi-disciplinary teams; teamwork; marketing; project management; finance; international collaboration; engineering design; product development; engineering production.

 

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1986.026094

 

Int. J. of Technology Management, 1986 Vol.1, No.1/2, pp.31 - 34

 

Available online: 27 May 2009

 

 

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