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  • 1. INFORMATION SESSION For Spring 2010 Cohort Master of Engineering Management
    • Established in 1869
    • Is the largest State University in Minnesota
    • Has over 16800 Students and 700 Faculty
    • Prides itself in Teaching Excellence
    • MEM started in 2002 and is a high demand program on campus and in the twin cities.
    • Has a student chapter of the American Society of Engineering Management.
    • This is the 4th cohort in the Twin Cities .
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  • 3. About Metropolitan State Univ.
    • Established in 1971 to serve metropolitan area adult students
    • Committed to the community
    • Focus on innovative teaching
    • Serves ~ 9000 students (ave. age = 31, 65% part-time)
    • COM has 9 undergrad majors and 3 graduate degrees
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  • 4. What is Engineering Management?
    • Master of Engineering Management is a special program that helps Engineering Managers, Technologists & Scientists improve their management effectiveness. The course content is suitable for graduates from a wide spectrum of disciplines including but not limited to Mechanical, Bio-Medical, Electrical, Civil, Manufacturing, Industrial, Computer and Software Engineering and Physical Sciences and Business studies.
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  • 5. Course Outline
        • Engineering Project Management
        • Engineering Management
        • Engineering Economy
        • Competitive Technology Management
        • Quality Engineering
        • *Operations Management
        • *Financial Management
        • *Supply Chain Management
        • *Organizational Behavior
        • Industry Project – Your workplace, or China industrial tour
        • Capstone Project
        • (* Metropolitan State University course )
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  • 6. Certified Program
    • Offered by Engineering Department with ABET certified undergraduate Engineering programs
    • All graduate Programs at SCSU are certified by North Central Association.
    • The only EM program in Minnesota certified by the American Society of Engineering Management – one of 5 out of 200 nationally!
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  • 7. Suitability to working Professionals
    • Classes on Friday nights, Saturday mornings with free and plentiful parking ( 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul)
    • Classes every other week starting January 21 st
    • – typically 6 meetings per course
    • Professionally qualified Faculty with Industry experience
    • Workplace based homework in the form of projects (e.g., Project Management, Quality Engineering etc)
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  • 8. Benefits
    • Improved Management and Communication Skills
    • Up-to-date course material
    • Small class size (no more than 22)
    • Network with other professionals in the program
    • Career Advancement with a Master’s degree
    • 18 month program runs through summer at an even pace and outside work hours.
    • Best value for money in the Twin Cities.
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  • 9. Application Process
    • Fill in the application form and send it to the SCSU School of Graduate Studies with a check for $35 or on-line by credit card.
    • Attach official undergraduate transcripts and statement of purpose.
    • Three letters of recommendation (in the format provided in the form) – to speed up send in sealed envelopes along with your application package
    • Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) if available – waived for this cohort
    • Completed applications are due by 20 th November 2009
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  • 10. Course Schedule Starting 1/21/09
    • Term 1 (Spring 2010)
    • Engineering Management 3 credits
    • *Operations Management 3 credits
    • Term 2 (Summer 2010):-
    • Engineering Project Management 3 credits
    • Financial Management 3 credits
    • Term 3 (Fall 2010): -
    • *Organizational Behavior 3credits
    • Quality Engineering 3 credits
    • Term 4 (Spring 2011):-
    • *Supply Chain Management 3 credits
    • Engineering Economy 3 credits
    • Term 5 (Summer 2011):-
    • Competitive Technology Management 3 credits
    • Capstone Project 3 credits
    • Industrial project/Industrial tour of China 3 credits
    • Tuition Fees $550 per credit – Total 33 credits
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  • 11. Inside the Courses
    • Engineering Management
      • Latest research on Leadership attributes that Engineers value most in their Engineering Managers.
      • Dimensions of Technical Leadership
      • Engineering Code of Ethics
      • How to overcome barriers to delegation
      • International Engineering Management Styles
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  • 12. Inside the Courses
    • Quality Engineering
      • How to perform Gauge R&R and process capability studies?
      • How to choose sampling plans for incoming inspection
      • How to conduct a fractional DOE?
      • How to study interactions using a Taguchi orthogonal array?
      • Software Quality Metrics
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  • 13. Inside the Courses
    • Organizational Behavior
      • Learning to think strategically about a company, its business position, and how it can gain and maintain a competitive advantage
      • Understand individual/group behavior in organizations as influenced by individual differences, group processes and interactions, and organizational processes.
      • Skills and abilities essential for effective management in changing organizational contexts
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  • 14. Inside the Courses
    • Engineering Project Management
      • Integration of Projects into the strategic management of an enterprise
      • Managerial and leadership skills in both technical and socio-cultural dimensions of the project management process
      • Tradeoffs among cost, time, and scope for the success of a project
      • Knowledge for planning, scheduling, controlling, and assessing projects
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  • 15. Inside the Courses
    • Competitive Technology Management
      • Being revamped based on feedback from previous cohort – focus on strategic management of technology and Innovation.
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  • 16. Inside the Courses
    • Production and Operations Management
      • New product development and process design
      • Understanding the latest concepts and tools of JIT, lean, Six-Sigma, Kaizen, and TPS
      • Understanding role of information systems in operations including MRP/ERP/E-Commerce
      • Changing global manufacturing environment (outsourcing, off-shoring, global network of facilities, etc.)
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  • 17. Inside the Courses
    • Financial Management
      • How capital budgeting decisions are made
      • How we value bonds, stock options and companies
      • Risk and Return Relationships
      • Mergers, Acquisitions and Bankruptcy
      • Entrepreneurship and the Process of going public with an IPO
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  • 18. Inside the Courses
    • Engineering Economy
      • Decision making among alternative projects
      • Cost benefit analysis of engineering projects
      • Effect of income taxes on engineering project analysis
      • Risk Analysis on Project investment decisions
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  • 19. Faculty
    • Ben Baliga, Ph.D., P.E.
    • B.E., University of Mysore; Master of Management Science, University of Poona, India; Master of Engineering (CIM), Swinburne, Australia; Ph.D., Swinburne, Australia. Professor, St. Cloud State University.
    • Carol Bormann Young , PhD B.S. and M.B.A. in Finance, MN State University – Mankato; PhD in Organizational Theory & Strategy, University of North Texas. Professor & Director of Graduate Programs, College of Management, Metropolitan State University.
    • Warren Yu, Ph.D.
    • B.S. in Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hongzhou, P.R.C.; M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University; Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University. Professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at St. Cloud State University.
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  • 20. Faculty
    • Kenneth Zapp Ph.D.
    • B.A. in Psychology, Rice University; M.B.A. in Economics and Finance, University of Houston; M.A. in Science, Technology and Public Policy, Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D. in Economics, University of Lancaster, Great Britain. Professor of Economics at Metropolitan State University.
    • Jayant V. Saraph Ph.D.
    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, India; M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Operations Management, Marketing and MIS, University of Minnesota. Professor of Decision Science at Metropolitan State University.
    • Hiral Shah Ph.D., CEI, CEM, CAPM .
    • BS in Mechanical Engineering, MS in Engineering Management, Eastern Michigan University, Ph.D. in Technology with concentration in Engineering Management.
    • Industry Adjunct Faculty - 3
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  • 21. Questions ?? Master of Engineering Management