ENGR6040-B Engineering Management Cases    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
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Course Details

Session, Dates: 3 (08/25/2014 - 10/16/2014)

Days: T

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 233

Seats Available: 9 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

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.

Prerequisite: ENGR5010, ENGR5020 or ENGR5030

About The Instructor

Sushil Acharya, Dr. Eng.

Director, Research and Grants
Research and Grant Administration

Professor of Software Engineering
Engineering


acharya@rmu.edu
412-397-4023 phone
412-397-2593 fax
Patrick Henry 217
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For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.