November 15, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Central)
Ethics for Engineers & Contractors
Engineers and Contractors are confronted with a variety of ethical situations every day. Familiarity with relevant ethical codes that govern the construction industry is critical in order to fashion an appropriate response to those situations. A review of strengths and weaknesses of ethical codes as well as state and federal laws will be discussed. Case studies in engineering ethics will be discussed as well as the steps needed to make an ethical decision.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Blake Wentz has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Nebraska, and a PhD from Indiana State University. He owned and operated his family’s mechanical contracting business, Wentz Plumbing and Heating, in Lincoln, NE for five years before becoming a college professor, completing various projects throughout Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas. He was a professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) for 15 years, serving as the Director of the Construction Management Program for 5 years and was also the Chair of the Civil, Architectural Engineering & Construction Management Department from 2014-2020. Dr. Wentz then became of the Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management at California State University, Chico, serving in that role until 2023.
Program hosted by MCAA Affiliate Alliance
<< All Events
Registration is now closed for this event. Please contact Ali at 402.592.3330 for additional information.