ENGRG 7800 Engineering Management
|Course Number:||ENGRG 7800|
|Course Name:||Engineering Management|
|Course Description:||Introduce the student to fundamental concepts of management and management theories. Discuss timely topics and issues of business ethics including environmental, safety, and product liability. The student will gain an understanding of differences between engineering and management roles with specific application to motivating, and managing technical personnel. The student will develop an understanding and application of the specific tools of engineering management including basic forecasting, planning, scheduling and decision-making models.|
- Demonstrate an understanding of the processes of management, along with the tools used in managing technical people in a technology-rich environment.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate both orally and in writing with a wide variety of persons and backgrounds using standard business English.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the challenges and some strategies for managing I a way that will encourage both innovation and creativity. You will show knowledge of the processes of Intellectual Property IP protection and export compliance.
- Demonstrate knowledge of methods for motivating persons with technical skills, as well as common motivational theories and their application to the performance appraisal process.
- Demonstrate your ability to determine the need for and application of specific tools of engineering management through assignments and examinations. Tools may include economic analysis, decision making, status reporting, and performance appraisal.
- Demonstrate your ability to work on a team, as well as independently, through project and individual assignments.
- Recognize both the challenges and rewards of managing a diverse workforce.
- Recognize the need for continued professional development throughout your career and demonstrate knowledge of methods for developing new skills or gaining certification in the field.
- Demonstrate knowledge of ethical theory and the ability to make ethical decisions in a variety of situations. You will be familiar with the ethics statement of the professional association with which you most closely identify.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the need and methods for maintaining an awareness of the management and human aspects of business trends, as well as the economic impetus for maintaining technical knowledge to predict trends in a specific industry.
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