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Mara-Tafadzwa Makoni, ESD MPhil 11-12, article in Smart Highways magazine

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Mara-Tafadzwa Makoni, ESD MPhil 11-12, article in Smart Highways magazine

Mara Makoni

Mara-Tafadzwa Makoni, ESD MPhil 11-12, has an article about her written by Paul Hutton in Smart Highways Magazine. She is described by Paul Hutton as "one of the rising stars of British ITS." See:

http://www-esdmphil.eng.cam.ac.uk/students/alumniprofiles/mara-tafadzwa-makoni-2011-12

Key Themes of the Course

Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions

Change

An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.

Tools

An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.

 

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