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OUTREACH ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES FOR MASTER’S PROJECT EIN 6905 SPRING SEMESTER 2009 The Master’s project is the capstone event in the Outreach Engineering Management curriculum. In it you will carry out an in-depth analysis on an engineering management topic under the supervision of a faculty member from the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. The project will make use of methods and tools you learned in your OEM curriculum. The emphasis will be on the engineering coursework, but you can also incorporate material from the business coursework. The effort culminates in a written project report and a presentation to the OEM class. Projects must be worked on in teams of two to four students. Ideally, projects should be derived from your workplace. You may want to derive your project from your workplace where you can exploit your OEM experience to benefit both yourself and your place of employment. Another avenue for the Master’s project is to carry out an investigation of a technology or methodology that you have a strong interest in. You can see recent titles and their faculty advisors on the OEM Web site. The focus for your project can be based on material from Deterministic Methods in Operations Research, Applied Probability Methods in Engineering, Models for Supply Chain Management, and/or Quality Management and Engineering. You can also incorporate material from the College of Business courses and this is encouraged. You can choose one of the OEM professors as the supervisor of your project (and the chair of your Master's committee). In consultation with Professor Geunes, other members of the ISE faculty can serve as your supervisor according to the needs of your
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2010 for the course EIN 6905 taught by Professor Sapra during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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