Engineering Management

ENMG 4471        Quality Management                                                                                               3 cr.
(MANG 4471 and ENMG 4471 are cross-listed) Prerequisite for MANG 4471: MANG 3402 or consent of department. Prerequisite for MANG 5471: MANG 3402 or MANG 4400 or consent of department. Students may receive graduate credit for only one of MANG/ENMG 4471, MANG 5471 or MANG 6471. Describes the basic concepts of quality planning and quality control. Discussion on quality improvement plans, Deming philosophy, and Juran's quality trilogy, the Deming prize and Baldrige award for quality excellence, and quality circles. Study of the statistical approach to quality control and the use of control charts and other quality control tools. Case studies from around the world on the implementation of total quality management.

ENMG 5471        Quality Management                                                                                               3 cr.
(MANG 4471 and ENMG 4471 are cross-listed) Prerequisite for MANG 4471: MANG 3402 or consent of department. Prerequisite for MANG 5471: MANG 3402 or MANG 4400 or consent of department. Students may receive graduate credit for only one of MANG/ENMG 4471, MANG 5471 or MANG 6471. Describes the basic concepts of quality planning and quality control. Discussion on quality improvement plans, Deming philosophy, and Juran's quality trilogy, the Deming prize and Baldrige award for quality excellence, and quality circles. Study of the statistical approach to quality control and the use of control charts and other quality control tools. Case studies from around the world on the implementation of total quality management.

ENMG 6095        Independent Capstone Project in Engineering Management                             3 cr.
(Open to Master's candidates in their final semester only.) Prerequisite: Consent of department. Individual or team study and evolution of a project involving engineering management. The project may be specified or may be developed from the student's own work environment. The project will culminate in a formal report presented and defended before faculty and other interested parties.

ENMG 6096        Independent Special Topics in Engineering Management                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of program. Independent study on subjects of current interest in the various field of engineering management. No student may earn more than a total of nine hours of degree credit in this course.

ENMG 6097        Special Topics in Engineering Management                                     1 min. cr. - 3 max. cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of program. Special lectures or independent study on subjects of current interest in the various fields of engineering management. No student may earn more than a total of nine hours of degree credit in these courses.

ENMG 6101        Engineering Management 1                                                                                   3 cr.
(ENMG 6101 and MANG 6710 are cross-listed) Prerequisite: For ENMG students, concurrent enrollment in ENMG 6105. Course discussion includes concepts involved in effectively managing an innovative organization, the relationship between innovation and strategic planning, methods for fostering innovation within an organization, and guidelines for overcoming barriers to implementing innovative ideas within organizational structures.

ENMG 6102        Engineering Management II                                                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite: B.S. in Engineering or consent of department. Basic concepts of ethical and legal aspects of engineering management are reviewed, including a review of court systems, contracts, torts, agency and business entity formation. Additionally, human resources management in areas such as hiring, promotions, and staffing will be reviewed. Basic precepts of Total Quality Management are also presented.

ENMG 6103        Technology Entrepreneurship                                                                               3 cr.
Prerequisites: Baccalaureate degree in Engineering or consent of department. Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship and commercialization applicable to technology-based products and businesses. The concepts presented are not only appropriate to the startup of a technology-based business, but also incorporate entrepreneurial aspects appropriate to generating new business within a large company. Course topics include accounting and financing a technology enterprise; strategic marketing; organizational and ethical issues; key legal considerations affecting technology-based ventures.

ENMG 6111        Quantitative Analysis of Engineering Management I                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite: B. S. in Engineering or consent of department. Basic concepts of accounting, financial analysis, and economic analysis applied to problems confronting the engineer. Emphasis will be placed upon interpreting and using accounting and cost data in planning and projecting work, as well as analysis using financial and economic models.

ENMG 6112        Quantitative Analysis of Engineering Management II                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent  of Department - Use of statistical analysis and risk management principles in the decision making process. Emphasis will be upon probabilistic thinking and applying concepts of statistics and decision making models to uncertain decision making situation.

ENMG 6120        Project Management                                                                                               3 cr.
(ENCE 6390, ENMG 6120, and MANG 6472 are cross-listed)  Prerequisite:consent of department.  Encompasses project organization structure, project planning and control. Discussions will include performance analysis based on earned value. Emphasis will be given to project management information systems. Human behavior in the project setting will be discussed.

ENMG 6130        Management of Technology Change                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENMG 6101 or consent of department. Emphasis on techniques that are useful in successfully introducing change in technical organizations. The role of sponsors, advocates, targets, and agents. Change viewed as a process. Case studies are examined, when appropriate, but much of the learning is directed toward application of the principles of change to the students' organizations.

ENMG 6150        Systems Analysis, Development, and Management                                            3 cr.
(ENMG 6150 and NAME 6080 are cross-listed) Prerequisite: Consent of department. Introduction to the fundamentals of systems engineering. Presents a holistic approach to principles, methods, and tools for system engineering as applied to complex systems development. Systems engineering includes the analysis of complexity through decomposition and reintegration, the prediction of emergent properties, writing and providing traceability for requirements, methods for uncertainty and risk analysis as applied to cost and technology, and evolution of design and operations. Focuses on the conceptual phase of product definition, including technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors. Various standards, guides, and handbooks are applied to establish a basis for synthesis to a system domain.

ENMG 6160        Innovation Concepts and Methodologies                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisites: Consent of department. A study of the principles and practices of innovation concepts and methodologies. A presentation of innovation and the dynamics of technological change. Includes a description of the human attributes which have been found to be essential to successful innovation, and provides the student with self-assessment tools in this regard. The course also describes the formal and informal tools that innovators use.

ENMG 6401        Seminar in Organizational Behavior                                                                      3 cr.
(MANG 6401 and ENMG 6401 are cross-listed)  Prerequisite: MANG 3401 or ENMG 6101 or consent of department. A study of organizational behavior across all levels of organizational life: the individual, interpersonal, group, organizational, and society. Problems to be discussed and dealt with include motivation, communications, leadership, group dynamics, power, organizational structures and design, and various types of environmental constraints including competition, markets, and governmental regulations. Lecture, discussion, and group problem-solving project reports are included in instructional methodology.

ENMG 7000        Thesis Research                                                                                   1 min. cr. - 9 max. cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. To be repeated for credit until thesis is accepted. Section number will corresponding with credit to be earned.

ENMG 7040        Examination or Thesis Only                                                                                   0 cr.
No credit. Prerequisite: Consent of department. Open to students in a thesis program who have only (other than application for degree) the final typing and acceptance by the Graduate School of their thesis or dissertation or to students in a non-thesis program who have only (other than application for degree) to pass the final examination to complete graduation requirements.