About The Instructor
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Session, Dates: 3 (08/25/2014 - 10/16/2014)
Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: John Jay 233
Seats Available: 9 Seats
This course focuses on the practice of engineering and technology management with a view towards developing more qualified technical managers through case studies. Engineers and scientists spend 2/3 of their professional careers managing technical people within the 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 the strategic role of engineering and technology in modern corporations, then review a case based methodology for class use during the rest of the semester. Product development and team-based management will be explained followed by the technology procurement and transfer. Innovation in manufacturing, research, development and commercialization of technology will be explained and illustrated by case studies. The course will be completed by discussions on cost and technology and the use of engineering management strategy as a part of corporate strategy to achieve competitive advantage in modern economy.
Sushil Acharya, Dr. Eng.
Director, Research and Grants
Research and Grant Administration
Professor of Software Engineering
Patrick Henry 217