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Unformatted text preview: MSE504 - Engineering Management CSUN - Fall 2008, Ticket 14537, Monday 19:00-21:45, Room: JD-1593 Instructor Ghassan “Gus” H. Elias : BS/MS; Industrial/Manufacturing Systems Engineering- Expertise: Engineering Consulting, Decision-Making/Risk Analysis and Facility Planning. Industrial Safety & Material Control - global certification programs for installing & commissioning electronic & pneumatic devices in General (Non-Hazardous) Locations, Hazardous ‘Classified’ Areas & Potentially Explosive Atmospheres. Email address: [email protected] MSEM Department Office: JD-4510; (818) 677-2167 Faculty Office: JD-3317 Office hours: Monday 18:00-18:50 ( take advantage of it !! ) Text Book Daniel L. Babcock & Lucy C. Morse - Managing Engineering and Technology , Fourth Edition - Prentice-Hall, 2006. ISBN: 0-13-199421-2 Course Transparency copies for most sessions are available at the “Northridge Copy Center, Packet 9130-B Reseda Blvd ., Northridge,” Tel. #: 818-775-0255 (MSE504 / Prof. G. Elias) Note: The lecture modules do not necessarily correspond with the same sequence as the Chapters & Topics covered in the textbooks. Catalog Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. An introduction to management of engineering and Description technology. Principles and applications to effectively manage technical projects, people, budgets and schedules. Organizing and motivating people, and controlling activities. Managing research, development, design and production activities. Directing projects, improving quality, and engineering ethics. COURSE OBJECTIVES This course will contribute to your : · knowledge of engineering and technology management concepts and tools, particularly as they pertain to issues of engineering planning, strategy, and control · ability to facilitate the implementation of solutions to engineering problems · ability to design and implement the complex human systems and processes essential to meeting engineering objectives · ability to lead and function effectively on multidisciplinary and multicultural teams · understanding of engineering professional and ethical responsibilities · ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Page 1 of 20 · knowledge of contemporary issues / ability to understand the global/societal context of engineering · recognition of the need for, and the ability to engage in, independent learning · ability to use word processing and to conduct literature and web searches STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES 1. Class members are expected to maintain personal and professional standards consistent with the Code of Ethics of the national Society of Professional Engineers, the Preamble and Fundamental Canons of which are as follows: Engineering is an important and learned profession. As members of this profession, engineers are expected to exhibit the highest standards of honesty and integrity. Engineering has a direct and vital impact on the quality of life for all people. Accordingly, the services provided by quality of life for all people....
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