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ZZ HAPPENED - Local:SKILLS - Should I do it?


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Local:SKILLS - How to burnish your halo, ethical business for the beginner and "old salt"

Date and Time

24 May 2017 - 19:30-21:30


Eton, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - Thames&Chiltern:Bucks local network. Contact Andrew Dodd : 07801 459471 or andrew.dodd@theiet.org for more information.

About this event

  • What happens when one's personal values and professional ethics clash?
  • Which values should take priority?
  • Who is to blame when things go wrong?
  • Is whistle-blowing cowardly or courageous?

In the second of our Local:SKILLS events, Michael Wilcockson will be our guide through this thicket of grey areas.
Michael Wilcockson is the Head of Philosophy at Eton College.  He is an author of many text books and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors.  Michael he is ideally placed to investigate the whys and wherefores of being ethical.


  • Doors open 7 pm
  • Light refreshments
  • Talk starts 7.30 pm
  • Talk finishes 9 pm

Reasons to attend

  • Explore the ethics of business to help you fulfil a key tenet of being a professional engineer
  • Chartered Engineers and prospective Chartered Engineers have a duty to lead the implementation of ethical business practices.

Continuing Professional Development

CPD logo declaring this event can contribute 2 hours towards your Continuing Professional Development

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Additional information

Doors open at 7 pm with light refreshments available until the talk starts at 7.30 pm.

Registration information

Registration is recommended but not essential


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