Lecture3_Sept26_2005

Lecture3_Sept26_2005 - EMP5100 - Introduction to...

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EMP5100 - Introduction to Engineering Management Lecture 3 3. How to be a successful engineering administrator The Engineer as an executive Engineers are expected to perform many kinds of tasks. We see some directing the work of engineers, technicians, analyst and clerks. Some perform abstract analysis. What are the legitimate careers for engineers? Three basics roads “up” for engineers are to positions of: I. Manager of engineering II. Consulting engineer III. Liaison engineer EMP5100 1 September 26, 2005 Engineer in training Engineer Specialist Engineer Supervising Engineer Liaison Engineer Unit Manager -Engineer Consulting Engineer Senior Liaison Engineer Consultant Engineer Manager - Engineer VP of Engineering President Liaison Consultant Engineer Consultant Engineer Jobs in other fields
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EMP5100 - Introduction to Engineering Management Lecture 3 What it is to be a “Boss” In Engineering you work with specifics such as weight, height, pressure, force etc. In Management you work with generalities – supervision, arbitration, sales, delegation, negotiation etc. In Management you delegate work, settle disputes, approve expenditures for projects where outcome is a gamble. In Management you may spend as much as 80% of your time
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