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EM 460. Quality Engineering

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Production systems, forecasting and time series analysis, inventory systems, capacity and material requirements planning, project planning and operations scheduling, job sequencing. Batch and discrete-parts production. MRPII and JIT and CIM. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MME 330, STAT 353
Semester Offered: DEMAND


EM 560. Quality Engineering

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Production systems, forecasting and time series analysis, inventory systems, capacity and material requirements planning, project planning and operations scheduling, job sequencing. Batch and discrete-parts production. MRPII and JIT and CIM. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MME 331, STAT 353
Semester Offered: Fall


EM 561. Facilities Systems Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Facilities design, industrial time study, measuring takt time, flow analysis techniques, ergonomics, value-added and non-value-added time, line balancing, value stream mapping, application of lean tools, and principles of facilities layout and systems engineering.
Semester Offered: Spring


EM 600. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Available for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration. May be repeated to a maximum of three credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


EM 632. Engineering Economy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction to engineering economy, interest formulas and equivalence, decision making among alternative manufacturing projects, accounting and depreciation as applied to industrial accounting, cost benefit analysis of engineering projects, effect of income taxes on engineering project analysis, estimating manufacturing cost elements, decisions under risk and uncertainity as applied to manufacturing.
Semester Offered: Spring


EM 650. Quality Systems Engineering

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of quality tools and techniques to business systems improvement. Statistical analysis using techniques such as Design of Experiments, Taguchi methods, problem solving, six sigma, lean principles, quality audits.
Semester Offered: Spring


EM 652. Engineering Economy and Decision Making

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Decision making among mutually exclusive projects, time value of money, internal rate of return analysis, constrained project selection, replacement analysis, depreciation, cost benefit analysis of engineering projects, effect of income taxes on engineering project analysis, decisions under risk and uncertainty, sensitivity analysis.
Semester Offered: Fall


EM 653. Engineering Ethics and Leadership

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Decision making based on ethical values. Case studies in ethics. Leading virtual teams, developing high-performance teams in technology-driven companies, emotional intelligence, motivation techniques, managing change, managing knowledge workers.
Semester Offered: Spring


EM 656. Management of Innovation and Technology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Strategic management of technology and innovation in the engineering business environment; technological competencies and capabilities; internal and external influences; managerial challenges; bringing innovation to the organization; managerial skill sets; framework for technology audit.
Semester Offered: Summer


EM 658. Global Engineering Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis of Engineering Management practices (strengths, weaknesses, and areas of improvement for each company visited) based on an international industry tour. Students unable to go on tour must contact their adviser for an alternative course.
Semester Offered: Summer


EM 660. Engineering Project Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The holistic and integrative view of engineering project management; the technical and social aspects of complex project network; leading and managing effective engineering project teams.
Semester Offered: Fall


EM 661. Industrial Financial Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction to financial management for engineering managers; focus on optimal management of a firm's assets and financing requirements; financial decision making, financial markets, risk, valuation, long and short term engineering project financing, investing; international and ethical implications; case studies.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


EM 662. Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Concepts and methods in supply chain strategies, planning and operations, inventory and information management, warehousing and materials handling systems, logistics, distribution and transportation systems, distribution strategies, supply chain design, and information technology. Integration of functional areas such as purchasing, materials management, and distribution.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


EM 663. Engineering Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Developing high performance teams in technology driven companies, concepts for effective teams; motivation and leadership as applied to engineers and scientists, engineering innovation process, technological change as applied to engineers and scientists, engineering and R&D projects; effectiveness as an engineer.
Semester Offered: Spring


EM 664. Production and Operations Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Production systems, product design and operations, design for manufacturability and design for assembly, FMEA, process design and facility layout, scheduling, operating and controlling the production system, analysis or dependent demand production systems, quality engineering.
Semester Offered: Fall


EM 665. Organization Behavior and Performance Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theories of human behavior, small group behavior, communication and performance in various organizational structures, individual and interpersonal group behavior, complex organizational behavior; motivating technical employees, case studies in engineering organizations.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


EM 666. Research Methods in Engineering Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Tools of research, problem statement, planning a project, writing a project proposal, qualitative research techniques, quantitative research techniques, formatting and organizing a report.
Semester Offered: Summer


EM 667. Lean Six Sigma

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Quality and lean Six Sigma principles, objectives of lean Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing techniques, sources of waste and elimination techniques, Six Sigma improvement methodologies.
Prerequisites: EM 560
Semester Offered: Summer


EM 670. Culminating Project

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Culminating project demonstrating the application of practices, competencies, and skills from the Engineering Management discipline. This course must be taken initially for 3 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


EM 680. Special Topics

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Emerging manufacturing methods, experiments, design methods, management techniques, or processes applicable to engineering management. Prereq: graduate student in engineering management or permission of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


EM 681. Seminar

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Research and/or application of methods, models or theories in engineering management.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


EM 690. Experimental Courses

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


EM 691. Experimental Courses

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
Semester Offered:


EM 692. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


EM 693. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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