Iron Range UMD Graduate Engineering Education Program: Fall 2013 Proposed Courses
- EMGT 5110 Management of Engineers and Technology Managing the synergism of people and technology. Overview of management functions, tools, methods. Planning, organization, leadership, motivation, control, quality, human resources, effective decision making.
- ChE 5193 Process Optimization: Lean / 6 Sigma Emphasis on applying Lean and 6 Sigma process design and improvement techniques, data driven decision making, cultural transformation and effective change communication.
- EMGT 5160 Quality Management Global competitiveness, organizational culture, management role responsibilities, concepts for customer value, strategic management, measurement of customer value, organizing to improve systems, employee involvement, culture change and organizational learning. ISO 9000, quality awards.
- EMGT 5250 Legal, Ethical and Environmental Issues in Engineering Covers topics in basic law, contracts, intellectual property, professional ethics, the responsible engineer, moral thinking, risk/safety/liability, employer responsibilities, product liability, and environmental responsibilities. Provides a historical perspective on society's environmental concerns, and discusses federal environmental statutes, our regulatory system, approaches to preventing and mitigating environmental problems, and the elements of an effective environmental management system.
- EMGT 5110 Mgmt of Engineers and Technologies Managing the synergism of people and technology. Overview of management functions, tools, methods. Planning, organization, leadership, motivation, control, quality, human resources, effective decision making.
- IE 5335 Engineered Products and Services Development, production, and distribution of engineered products and services. Strategies for positioning engineered products and services to successfully compete in a global market. Sales, purchasing, qualification, and service. Standards, regulations.
- CE 5426 Rock Mechanics Study of rock as an engineering material, including physical and mechanical characterization of intact rock and rock masses as they relate to civil and mining engineering applications. This also includes the study of effect of jointing and water in a rock mass, foundations of civil and mining engineering structures in rock, stability of cuts in rock, and excavation and support of surface and underground and openings in rock.
- CE 5436 Design of Underground and Surface Excavations in Rock Study of planning, design and construction methods of underground and surface excavations in rock masses with application to civil and mining engineering, including transportation tunnels, underground caverns and open pit excavations for mining.
- EE 5501 Energy Conversion System Theory, design and operation of conventional and alternative elecrical energy conversion systems. Carbon dioxide cycle, Earth/Sun radiation balance, and environmental impacts. Power delivery systems and integration of conversion systems wtih the grid. Development of generation portfolios. Impact of energy policies and current energy issues. Case studies.
* Prerequisites — One of the following:
- Undergraduate engineering (or related field) degree and meets course prerequisites
- Current enrollment in an engineering (or related field) graduate program and meets course prerequisites
- For a Mechanical or Industrial Engineering background or interest, consent of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department Head (Ryan Rosandich, email@example.com)
- For a Civil Engineering background or interest, consent of the Civil Engineering Department Head (Penny Morton, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- For a Chemical Engineering background or interest, consent of the Chemical Engineering Department Head (Richard Davis, email@example.com)
- For an Electrical and Computer Engineering background or interest, consent of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Head (Jiann-Shiou Yang, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- If you are currently a student in the MSEM, MSECE, or MEHS program, register for the course as part of the program.
- New students can apply online or download a pdf for if you prefer. You are able to transfer graduate-level courses to this degree program.
- For non-degree students or those students wanting to take courses only, register through Continuing Education.
J. "Moe" Benda, Director, at 218-749-7746 or email@example.com