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Division of General Engineering

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ENGM 2160. Engineering Economy. Economic evaluation and comparison of engineering alternatives: single, uniform, and gradient payment series; interest, equivalent annual cost, incremental returns, depreciation, depletion, decision criteria, analytical procedures in economic decision-making, and cost estimating. FALL, SPRING. [3]

ENGM 2210. Technology Strategy. Critical issues faced by chief technology officers. Assessment of technological capabilities and opportunities, formulation of a technical plan for the product portfolio and commercialization, management of intellectual property, and economic analysis. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. FALL, SPRING. [3]

ENGM 2440. Applied Behavioral Science. Leadership styles, power, team building, conflict resolution, management resolution, interviewing techniques. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. FALL, SPRING, SUMMER. [3]

ENGM 3000. Enterprise System Design. Design of complex enterprise systems and processes including enterprise requirements analysis, process-mapping, modeling, performance measurement, benchmarking, solution development, and change management. Prerequisite: Junior standing. FALL, SPRING. [3]

ENGM 3010. Systems Engineering. Fundamental considerations associated with the engineering of large-scale systems. Models and methods for systems engineering and problem solving using a systems engineering approach. Prerequisite: ENGM 2210, junior standing. FALL, SPRING. [3]

ENGM 3100. Finance and Accounting for Engineers. Time value of money, capital budgeting and formation, financial accounting and reporting, double entry bookkeeping, taxation, performance ratio measurements, and working capital management. Probabilistic models for expected net present value and rate of return, dividend pricing models for alternative growth scenarios, cost and market based models for average cost of capital, taxation algorithms, and regression analysis for individual firm betas. Prerequisite: Junior standing. FALL, SPRING, SUMMER. [3]

ENGM 3200. Technology Marketing. Strategies for marketing technology-based products and services. Demand analysis, segmentation, distribution, and personal selling. Economic analysis from inception to end use. Prerequisite: ENGM 2210, junior standing. FALL. [3]

ENGM 3300. Technology Assessment and Forecasting. Methods of forecasting technological advancements and assessing their potential intended and unintended consequences. Delphi method, trend exploration, environmental monitoring, and scenario development. Prerequisite: Junior standing. SPRING. [3]

ENGM 3350. Organizational Behavior. Study of the factors that impact how individuals and groups interact and behave within organizations, and how organizations respond to their environment. Motivation theory, communication within organizations, group dynamics, conflict management, decision making, power, strategic planning, organizational culture, and change. Focus on utilizing analytical tools to understand organizations: symbolic, political, human resources, and structural. Prerequisite: ENGM 2440. FALL, SPRING. [3]

ENGM 3600. Technology-Based Entrepreneurship. Identification and evaluation of opportunities: risks faced by entrepreneurs, market assessment, capital requirements, venture capital acquisition, SBIR/STTR funding, legal structures, tax implications, and liquidity events for technology-based enterprises. Prerequisite: Junior standing. FALL. [3]

ENGM 3650. Operations and Supply Chain Management. Manufacturing and service strategies, supply chain design, and advanced operations topics. Logarithmic learning curve and break-even analysis, assembly line balancing, waiting line and queuing theory, statistical quality control including process capability, acceptance and work sampling, inventory control models, and performance measurements. Prerequisite: Junior standing. FALL. [3]

ENGM 3700. Program and Project Management. Scheduling, cost estimation/predictions, network analysis, optimization, resource/load leveling, risk/mitigation, quality/testing, international projects. Term project required. Provides validated preparation for the Project Management Institute CAPM certification for undergraduates or the PMP for graduate students. Credit given for only one of ENGM 3700, CE 4400 or EECE 4950. Prerequisite: Junior standing. FALL, SPRING, SUMMER. [3]

ENGM 3850. Independent Study. Readings or projects on topics in engineering management under the supervision of the ENGM faculty. Consent of instructor required. FALL, SPRING. [1-3 each semester, not to exceed a total of 3]

ENGM 3851. Independent Study. Readings or projects on topics in engineering management under the supervision of the ENGM faculty. Consent of instructor required. FALL, SPRING. [1-3 each semester, not to exceed a total of 3]

ENGM 3890. Special Topics - Tech Consulting Project in Israel. SPRING. [2]

ENGM 3891. Special Topics - Entrepreneur Studio. FALL, SPRING. [3]

ENGM 4500. Product Development. Project-based course focused on the methods for managing the design, development, and commercialization of new products. Generating product concepts, developing a prototype strategy, modeling financial returns, securing intellectual property, designing retail packaging, and performing market testing to establish an optimal price. Teams include Engineering and MBA students. Prerequisite: ENGM 2210; ENGM 3700 or CE 4400 or EECE 4950; junior standing. FALL. [4]

ENGM 4800. Wealth Management for Engineers. Foundations of financial planning; managing basic assets, credit, and insurance needs; employee incentive plans such as stock options, deferred compensation and severance; managing investments in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate; retirement and estate planning such as 401k, 403b, IRA, Roth, estate preservation. SPRING [1]
This course is only open to engineering majors and can only count as open elective credit.

ENGM 4951. Engineering Management Capstone Project. Application of engineering management concepts through team projects sponsored by faculty or seed-stage technology companies. Thinking, analysis, and planning processes needed to commercialize a concept and develop a business plan for presentation to investors. Prerequisite: ENGM 2210; ENGM 3000 or 3010. Corequisite: ENGM 3700. SPRING. (not currently offered)