Principles of
Engineering Management I & II

Graduate Courses EAS 521 & EAS 522
Dr. Carl Chang, MBA, Adjunct Professor

 


Course Description
EAS 521: Principles of Engineering Management I

This course covers the basic engineering management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, as applied to project, team, knowledge, group/department and global settings, including discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of engineers as managers, and the engineering management challenges in the new economy. Emphasis is placed on the integration of engineering technologies and management. Students are to understand/practice the basic functions in engineering management, the broadened perspectives of engineering managers, and the required managerial competency, beyond technical skills, to become effective engineering leaders in the new millennium.

Week

Course Outline

1

Introduction

2

Planning

3

Planning

4

Organizing

5

Organizing

6

Case Studies

7

Leading

8

Leading

9

Controlling

10

Controlling

11

Engineers as Managers/Leaders

12

Engineers as Managers/Leaders

13

Case Studies

14

Engineering Management in the New Millennium

15

Engineering Management in the New Millennium

16

Final Exam

 


EAS 522: Principles of Engineering Management II

This course covers the basics in engineering economics, managerial accounting, financial management, and marketing management, which are essential for future engineering managers to lead in high impact technology-based projects. Serving to further broaden students' perspectives are discussion on web-enabled engineering applications and globalization as well as the impact of these emerging market forces on engineering enterprises and managerial functions in the new Millennium.

Week

Course Outline

1

Introduction

2

Cost Accounting

3

Cost Accounting

4

Financial Accounting and Analysis

5

Financial Accounting and Analysis

6

Managerial Finance

7

Managerial Finance

8

Spring Recess

9

Marketing Management

10

Marketing Management

11

Case Studies

12

Web-based Engineering / Management Enablers

13

Web-based Engineering / Management Enablers

14

Globalization

15

Globalization

16

Final Exam