Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Engineering Management

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The perfect solution for experienced professionals with a specific need for engineering management training.

The Engineering Management Certificate program is designed to help you complement your existing disciplinary expertise with new business skills. This program is designed for engineers employed in technology-oriented enterprises or government programs. All of the courses in the Certificate program can be applied to the Master of Science in Engineering Management.

Post-Bac Engineering Management Program Requirements:

Students must complete 4 courses (12 credits) as follows:

ENMG 650: Project Management Fundamentals

Students learn the fundamentals of managing projects in a systematic way. These fundamentals can be applied within any industry and work environment and will serve as the foundation for more specialized project management study. Principles and techniques are further reinforced through practical case studies and team projects in which students simulate project management processes and techniques.

ENMG 652: Management Leadership and Communications

Students learn effective management and communication skills through case study-analysis, reading, class discussion and role-playing. The course covers topics such as effective listening, setting expectations, delegation, coaching, performance, evaluations, conflict management, and negotiation with senior management and managing with integrity.

ENMG 656: Engineering Law and Ethics

This course provides a comprehensive overview of important legal principles affecting engineers, engineering sciences and corporate management, with a focus on the intersection of these legal principles with business ethics. The student learns how to think through and process legal problems consistent with ethical norms, and how to analyze business risks in light of operative legal constructs, taking into consideration ethical issues, to arrive at a range of correct business decisions. Throughout the course, the student will learn substantive legal principles including an overview of constitutional, contract, tort, corporate and regulatory law. Students will work in groups during certain exercises, role play in real and hypothetical case studies, and make a final presentation of a comprehensive legal and ethical engineering problem.

ENMG 658: Financial Management

This course will cover the fundamentals of setting up, reading and analyzing financial statements and reports in a business setting. Course topics will include: project budgeting, profit planning, return on investment and basic corporate finance. Students will analyze case studies from specific industries.

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