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Engineering  |  School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

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Multidisciplinary engineering prepares you to succeed in scientific or enterprise management roles.

The engineering management program augments engineering knowledge with advanced understanding of business practices, organizational behavior and management skills to enable students to succeed in scientific or engineering enterprise management roles. Prior to graduation, engineering management students shall acquire and demonstrate the following learning outcomes.

Program educational objectives

Three to five years after graduation, we expect our alumni to exhibit one or more of the following:

1. Leading multidisciplinary engineering teams through identifying, defining, planning, executing, controlling, managing risk, and closing of major engineering projects and problems that are reflected in their Industry Focus Areas*.

2. Acquiring new skills and training for lifelong learning through opportunities at their employer or through advanced study in graduate school or other special interest areas.

*Industry Focus Areas:  Software Industry, Mechanical Systems Industry, Sustainable and Environmentally Benign Industry, Electronics and Semiconductor Industry, Communication and Networks Industry, Power Systems Industry, Business Analytics Industry.

Student outcomes

At graduation, students from the engineering management program will be able to:

  1. An in-depth knowledge of at least one industry or technical discipline.
  2. An understanding of the role of engineering management and how the engineering function interacts with other functional areas in manufacturing, research, and service organizations.
  3. An understanding of how the financial analysis process is conducted.
  4. An understanding of the impact of humans on organizations and the corresponding management/leadership/entrepreneurial techniques.
  5. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering management practice including project management and the ability to extend this knowledge to successfully manage at the systems/program/project level.