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Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
Why Engineers Need MBA?
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  • 1. ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT Wali Memon Wali Memon December 9, 2010 1
  • 2. Engineering and Management What is an Engineer? Ingenium: Talent, natural capacity, or clever invention. Early applications of Clever Inventions based on Military Builders of Ingenious military machines?? Wali Memon December 9, 2010 2
  • 3. Engineering and Management The first issue (1866) of the English Journal Engineering The art of directing the great sources of power in nature, for the use and convenience of man. Is it an art or profession? Wali Memon December 9, 2010 3
  • 4. Engineering and ManagementModern Definition of Engineering By ABET (Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology)The profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical andnaturalsciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied withjudgment to develop ways to utilize, economically, the materialsandforces of the nature for the benefit of mankind.Engineer: A person applying his mathematical and science knowledge properly for mankindIt is a discipline not an art. Wali Memon December 9, 2010 4
  • 5. Engineering and ManagementWhat is a system?Interrelated components which come together for some purposes. interface Interrelations Purpose inputs Components Outputs Boundary constraints Environment Wali Memon December 9, 2010 5
  • 6. Engineering and Management What is Management? • Directing the actions of a group to achieve a goal in most efficient manner • Getting things done through people • Process of achieving organizational goals by working with and through people and organizational resources Wali Memon December 9, 2010 6
  • 7. Engineering and Management Top-level management (president, executive vice president) Middle managers (chief engineer, division head etc.) First-line managers (foreman, supervisor, section chief) Wali Memon December 9, 2010 7
  • 8. Engineering and Management Level Type of Job • Directly supervise non-managers. • Carry out the plans and objectives of higher management using the personnel and other resources assigned to them. First-line Managers • Short-range operating plans governing what will be done tomorrow or next week, assign tasks to their workers, supervise the work that is done, and evaluate the performance of individual workers. • Manage through other managers. • Make plans of intermediate range to achieve the long-range goals set by top management, establish departmental policies, and evaluate the performance of subordinate work units and their Middle Management managers. • Provide and integrating and coordinating function so that the short-range decisions and activities of first-line supervisory groups can be orchestrated toward achievement of the long-range goals of the enterprise. • Responsible for defining the character, mission, and objectives of the enterprise. • Establish criteria for and review long-range plans. Top Management • Evaluate the performance of major departments, and they evaluate leading management personnel to gauge their readiness for promotion to key executive positions. Wali Memon December 9, 2010 8
  • 9. Engineering and Management Managerial Skills: Managers need three types of skills: Technical: Specific subject related skills such as engineering, accounting, etc… Interpersonal: Skills related to dealing with others and leading, motivating, or controlling them Conceptual: Ability to discern the critical factors that will determine as organization’s success or failure. Ability to see the forest in spite of the trees. Wali Memon December 9, 2010 9
  • 10. Engineering and Management Managerial Level Lowest Middle Top Wali Memon December 9, 2010 10
  • 11. Engineering and Management Managerial Roles (What Managers Do) • Interpersonal roles • Informational Roles • Decisional Roles Wali Memon December 9, 2010 11
  • 12. Engineering and Management Managerial Roles (What Managers Do) • Interpersonal rolesOutward Figurehead role: Outward relationship Leader role: Downward relation Liaison role: Horizontal relation Horizontal Downward Wali Memon December 9, 2010 12 r
  • 13. Engineering and Management Managerial Roles (What Managers Do) • Informational Roles Wali Memon December 9, 2010 13
  • 14. Engineering and Management Managerial Roles (What Managers Do) • Decisional Roles Entrepreneurial Role: Initiates changes, assumes risks, transforms ideas into useful products. Disturbance Handler Role: Deals with unforeseen problems and crisis. Resource Allocator Role: Distributing resources Negotiator Role: Bargains with suppliers, customers etc. in favor of enterprise Wali Memon December 9, 2010 14
  • 15. Engineering and Management Functions of Managers Planning: Selecting missions and objectives. Requires decision making. Organizing: Establishing the structure for the objective. Staffing: Keeping filled the organization structure Leading: Influencing people to achieve the objective Controlling: Measuring and correcting the activities Wali Memon December 9, 2010 15
  • 16. Engineering and Management Management: Is it an art or science? Management has a body of specialized knowledge. This knowledge need not to be obtained in formal disciplined programs. Somewhere between art and science. Wali Memon December 9, 2010 16
  • 17. Engineering and Management Management has a body of specialized knowledge. This knowledge need not to be obtained in formal disciplined programs.Engineering Management (Discipline+art) Somewhere between art and science. Wali Memon December 9, 2010 17
  • 18. Engineering and Management What is Engineering Management? Narrow definition: Directing supervision of engineers or of engineering functions.Proper Definition of Engineering Manager:Engineer possessing both abilities to apply engineeringprinciples and skills in organizing and directing peopleand projects. Wali Memon December 9, 2010 18
  • 19. Engineering and Management MANAGEMENT Management can be classified into one of four categories: An organizational or administrative process A science, discipline, or art The group of people running an organization An occupational career Wali Memon December 9, 2010 19
  • 20. Engineering and Management Why Engineering Managers? Competition is global and companies need these people to compete successfully Wali Memon December 9, 2010 20
  • 21. Engineering and Management Advantages of Understanding Technology in Top Management• Really understanding the business• Understanding technology driving the business todayand technology that will change the business in future• Treating Research and Development as investmentnot an expense to be minimized• Spending more time on strategic thinking• Dedicating a customer’s problem (true marketing viacustomer relations)• Place a premium on innovation Wali Memon December 9, 2010 21
  • 22. Engineering and Management Questions! Wali Memon December 9, 2010 22

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