ZIE 2016 CPD CALENDAR
|Item No||Course /Date/Time||Date||Content Summary||Facilitator||Cost/ Delegate USD||ZIE/ECZ Credits||Duration (hrs)|
|1.||Course: Team Building and Development Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600||2 March||
The course details the key skills required by anyone expected to lead a team or those required to work within one. The main subject areas which will be addressed in detail are organisational vision, culture, team building, team management, the individual’s roles within the team, communication and problem solving methods and techniques will also be demonstrated with regard to practical applications within a team structure. Providing the opportunity to develop skills and practice techniques. A variety of training methods are used during the course, including presentation, discussion, exercises, class workshops and demonstrations.
|Eng. B. Choto||30.00||1||8hrs|
|2||Course: Solar Photovoltaic Technology, Site Selection and Solar Energy Yield Prediction. Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600||23 March||
The Course will give an outline of basics of Solar PV generation, the photovoltaic effect, types of PV module Technology and the Solar PV Development Process. The requirements and constraints of selecting a suitable site for PV installation and determining energy output for the Solar PV plant will be outlined.
|Eng. Nhamo Dhlamini||30.00||1||8hrs|
|3||Course: Urban Tolling Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||31 March||In press||Eng. Musarurwa||Free||0.5||3 hrs|
Course: Computer Applications with Microsoft ExcelVenue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600
Computer Applications is a fundamental course for today’s engineers and technologists. This course is designed to equip engineers and technologists with basic, intermediate and advanced computer skills in Microsoft Excel, in order to optimize manufacturing operations. With the rapid advancement in technology, many operations have become centered on the application of computers to achieve rapid generation and analysis of results in design, modeling & simulation, and design of experiments. This foundation will give a basis for further studies in Finite Element Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Control, Inventory management, Operations Research and Robotics. The course will include many supporting value addition activities such as problem analysis and troubleshooting.
|Eng. D. Museka||30.00||1||8hrs|
|5||Course: Sustainable Energy Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||22 April||In press||Eng. Martin Manuhwa ECZ Chairman||Free||0.5||3hrs|
|6||Course: The First 100 Days Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||30 April||In press||Eng. Tendai N. Kapumha ZIE President||Free||0.5||3hrs|
|7||Course: Report & Proposal Writing and Technical Presentation Techniques Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600||6 May||This course will cover the following areas: 1. Organisation Vision, mission and culture 2. Definition 3. Executive summary 4. Targeted audience 5. Proposal objectives 6. Report objectives 7. Font style and size 8. Layout 9. Illustrations 10. Choice of words 11. Attachments||Eng. Benard Choto||30.00||1||8hrs|
Course: The role of related training to project management maturity and implementation successVenue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs
Participants will get an overview of common project management training and certification. Participants will be informed of available tools for Project Management Maturity assessment. The contribution of related training and certification will be discussed with provision of empirical evidence. They will also get to appreciate the link between project management maturity and ultimate project success.
|9||Course: Due Diligence and Feasibility Studies
Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar HouseTime: 1700-2000 hrs
|21 May||In press||Eng. Tendai N. Kapumha ZIE President||Free||0.5||3 hrs|
|10||Course: Environmental Impact Assessment Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600 hrs||27 May||Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) forms i n integral part of the planning process for most developmental projects. This course examines the principles of EIA and relates them to the current environmental best practice in Zimbabwe. It is a legal requirement in Zimbabwe to conduct an EIA for all prescribed developmental projects. The training course will equip the participants with a sound knowledge of what an EIA is and how an EIA is conducted.||Eng. Betty Nhachi||30.00||1||8hrs|
Course: Safety of Electrical/Electronic Systems & EquipmentVenue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600 hrs
|10 June||Eng. Tendai N. Kapumha ZIE President||45||1||8hrs|
|12||Course: ICT Infrastructure Sharing Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||24 June||In press||Eng. M. D. Chenga||Free||0.5||3hrs|
|13||Course: Introduction to grade-separated intersections and interchanges Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||14 July||General statements and definitions;
-Advantages of grade-separated intersections and interchanges;
-Constraints of environmental, engineering and investment nature for the application of grade-separated and interchange structures;-General categories;
-Methodology of study and design – integrated approach to stages of study;
-Analysis of traffic factors and of location and site factors;
-Links and ramps and their major characteristics of grades, radii, horizontal and vertical dimensional recommendations;-Merging, diverging and weaving within a structure; -Classifications, typology and practical examples;
-Capacities and capacity characteristics of major elements and parts of the structures.
|Saturday 23 July 2016 –ZIE NATIONAL BRIDGE BUILDING COMPETITION Venue: ZIE Headquarters- Conquenar House HARARE|
|14||Course: Water Stewardship Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||29 July||In press||Eng. Herbert Nyakutsikwa||Free||0.5||3hrs|
|15||Course: Introduction to Airport Engineering Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||12 August||
Global aviation growth is expected to grow at a very fast pace in the coming years. ICAO reported that in 2014 more than 3 billion passengers were carried around the world. Aviation provides a lot of career opportunities and several ways of specialization. Most engineers can break into aviation at any stage if they are properly on-boarded. This course can be such an opportunity.
Airport engineering topics are not fully covered in faculties to the same extent as Power, Telecommunications, Highways, Water or Industrial.
The next coming few years opportunities in aviation are not only wider, but exciting and accessible to many.
|ZIE Annual Soccer Fiesta Venue: TBA Harare|
Course: Appropriate Agricultural Engineering Technology in Enhancing Food SecurityVenue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs
|26 August||In press||Eng. Tiri Koza||Free||0.5||3hrs|
|Friday, 26 August 2016 2016-SAICE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE BUILDING COMPETITION Venue: St Alban’s College, Pretoria-South Africa|
|17||Course: Mining and Mineral Beneficiation Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 1700-2000 hrs||9 September||In press||Prof. G. Dzinomwa||Free||0.5||3hrs|
|18||Course: Root Cause Analysis(RCA) Venue: NUST-Bulawayo Time:0800-1600hrsdaily||16 September||
After this Root Cause Analysis training course, delegates will be able to:
-Use a structured approach to identifying and defining the problem, determining the root cause through analysis and defining an appropriate solution
-Understand the range of tools available for analysis of problem situations.
-Identify, evaluate and develop solutions that address the root cause of the problem
-Promote the ability to provide problem-solving support in situations where one is not an expert in the process or technology involved.
|Eng William Goriwondo||30||1||8hrs|
|19||Course: Housing Delivery for the 21st Century Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time:0800-1600hrsdaily||30 September||In press||Eng. Pfukwa||Free||0.5||3 hrs|
|20||Course: Road Construction & Maintenance Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600 hrs||6 October||-Theory on Use of Soils as Road Materials
- Construction Materials Specifications, Testing and Importance of Quality Control
- Compaction, Stabilization Methods, Surfacing Types and Construction Methods- Hauling and Dumping of Gravel - Concrete Production and Construction - Road Maintenance of Paved & Unpaved Roads
|Eng. Mufaro Eric Gumbie||30||1||8hrs|
|21||Course: Sustainable Energy (Bioenergy and Environmental Engineering) Venue: ZIE Headquarters-Conquenar House Time: 0800-1600 hrs||14 October||In press||Dr. Mercy Manyuchi||Free||0.5||3 hrs|
|22||Course: Thermal Use of Solar Energy Venue:CONQUENARHouse Time:0800-1600hrs||26 to 28 September||The three-day course focuses on the applications of solar-thermal technologies suitable for Zimbabwe. New developments on the solar market will be highlighted and several reasons will be brought out as to why Zimbabwe has no choice but to go SOLAR. Different types of components and the design of complete solar hot water systems will be explained and their potential benefit to various industrial sectors as well as to hospitals, homes, schools and households. Offering alternatives to conventional energy sources, attendants from agriculture, industry, commerce and tourism will be introduced to methods of solar process heating and to solar refrigeration and air conditioning. The theory classes will be complemented with a site visit to a successfully running solar hot water installation in Harare. Attendants will be provided with the course material and other relevant literature on a CD.||Dr Anton Schwarzlmuller||90||3||24hrs|
|23||Course: Production/Operations Management Venue: NUST Bulawayo Time:0800-1600hrs Management||11 November||After completing this course, participants will :
-Appreciate the Operations/Production/Manufacturing transformation Process
-Understand the role of Supervision of Operations and Workforce
-Appreciate and use the Principles of Management
-Be able to lead and motivate a team
-Carryout performance management that is appropriate to organizational development
-Communicate effectively with all levels within and without the organization-Appreciate and Initiate World Class Manufacturing principles
|Eng William Goriwondo||30||1||8hrs|
|24||Course: Project Management with Microsoft Project Venue: Conquenar House Time:0800-1600hrsdaily||18 and 19 November||This course uniquely integrates the core Project Management Principles with the world’s most popular Project Management Software to equip participants with the following abilities: Comprehensively define all work necessary to complete the project; Develop project schedules, budgets and cash-flows that capture ALL necessary project tasks and visibly show the resources required to complete tasks; Report actual production, cost and easily calculate and track variances ; Rebase project plans to accommodate any changes that inevitably occur during the life of a project, etc||Eng. Tendai N. Kapumha ZIE President||80.00||2||16hrs|
|25||Course: Marketing in Engineering Venue: Conquenar House Time:0800-1600hrs||24 November||Everybody should know what would constitute success in their own situation, determine how far away they are from their goals and work out ways of achieving these goals. The level of personal motivation is critical for success because it affects one’s determination and ability to achieve identified goals. As a person, motivation helps you to put any challenges that you may be facing into their proper perspective, meaning that you will be able to tackle them from a position of strength||Mr. Patrick M. Paradza-B.Sc (Econ);B.Acc (Sp. Hons) ; MAcc Missouri State University (USA)||45||1||8hrs|
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- Please note that virtually all of the 2016 CPD courses outlined are on pro bono (voluntary basis) on the part of the facilitators with investment requested to cover associated recurrent expenses.
- Prospective participants are advised to register their interest on time by submitting a duly completed CPD registration form and make payment (where the CPD course is not for free) at least 14 days prior to the course to foster organisational
- Scheduled courses can be customized for organisations, companies or ZIE Areas provided the minimum number of participants (N20) and related investment are
|Delegate’s Full Names||Designation||Cellphone Number|
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- Course Cancellation by ZIE: In the event that ZIE cancels /postpones an event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the course fee You may use this credit for another ZIE event, which must occur within three months from the date of cancellation /postponement.