Engineering Management Courses
A Complete Engineering Management Education
The Ohio University Master of Engineering Management online program consists of 10 courses that can be completed in as little as 20-months. The program is an in-depth study of engineering technical skills and specific management techniques for engineers.
Use the following list of courses to learn more about the engineering management program.
This course is intended to prepare engineering management students to design statistically valid experiments and to analyze the results of those experiments. Topics will include basic probability theory, confidence, hypothesis testing, regression and analysis of variance. (4 credit hours)
This course presents an introduction to the six sigma DMAIC problem-solving methodology, including examples in a wide range of organizations. Topics include tools and techniques for product and process improvement and the application of basic and advanced statistics to problem solving. (4 credit hours)
This course will focus on the concepts of total quality management including: philosophies and frameworks of quality management, incorporating quality into strategic planning, leadership, process measurement and management, continuous quality improvement, and ISO 9000. Original writings by major figures in the quality movement, such as Deming, Juran, Taguchi, etc., will be discussed. (3 credit hours)
Information Systems Engineering
This course introduces students to information systems within and across organizations. Information systems provide a primary source of information for management. Students will learn about the phases of design and implementation of information systems, as well as methods for keeping abreast of fast-paced changes in the IT world. (3 credit hours)
Database Information Systems
This course presents methods and procedures for storing and retrieving data in large computerized databases, in support of manufacturing information. It will also cover the entity relationship modeling of database systems, using common notation. Topics include: database design, normalization, SQL and a database development project. (3 credit hours)
This course is designed to help you develop the ability to think critically as a professional communicator. Learning to ask appropriate questions will enable you to understand, develop, and produce effective communication using the following elements of thought: purpose, basic concepts, information sources and needs, underlying assumptions, inferences/conclusions, implications/consequences, points of view, questions raised and addressed. Significant ethics discussions are included throughout this course. (3 credit hours)
This course focuses on the development and utilization of network techniques, such as PERT and CPM, to schedule activities, develop financial budgets; allocate resources, and control progress and costs of practical projects. Students are introduced to using computer programs that generate and track project schedules. (4 credit hours)
This course focuses on the study of the legal system including: domestic and international environments of intellectual property policy (including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets); torts and various sources of personal, facility, products and enterprise liability; contracts and issues arising from various types of contractual relationships; and aspects of administrative law (dealing with agencies) and employment law. (3 credit hours)
Foundations of Engineering Management
The objective of this course is to help students develop an overall understanding of engineering and technology management skills they will need to be effective throughout their careers. It introduces the ways in which management principles are applied in the kinds of work they are most likely to encounter. Also included are aspects of globalization and how culture changes engineering management. (4 credit hours)
Engineering Management Project (Capstone)
Students are required to work on a project of their own choice in this course. Though not mandatory, they are encouraged to select a real-world engineering problem they are currently facing in their job. Students will report on their project problems, solutions, analyses, results, discussions, and conclusions. (3 credit hours)
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