About The Instructor
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 4 (03/08/2014 - 05/03/2014)
Seats Available: 14 Seats
The following additional fees apply to this section:
Fully Online Fee
This course explains the princiles ofmanaging engineers and their work in technology with a view towards developing more qualified technical managers. Engineers and scientists spend 2/3 of their professional careers managing technical people within technology infused organizations. This course is designed to help them become more effective managers of engineers, scientists and the technology that they often create and implement in their organizations. The course will cover an introduction to Engineering Management discipline first and then go deeper into the functions of technology management that engineers and scientists should know. This will be reinforced by the product life cycle as part of the process of managing technology. The course will be completed by discussions on engineering and managing technical projects and engineering management career planning for achieving professional effectiveness in the technology infused work envioronments. 3 credits
Tamiko M. Youngblood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering
John Jay 125