EMP 5100 Introduction to Engineering Management (3 units)

Introduction to management. The structure of engineering organizations. Planning and control in engineering management.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5101 Industrial Organization (3 units)

Principles of organization. Production processes. Organization and planning of production. Evaluation of production activities. The economics of production. Planning for economy. Information engineering. Standardization.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5102 Systems Engineering and Integration (3 units)

Introduction to modeling methods employed for the planning and design of subsystems and complex systems. System structure and modularity. System-human interfacing. System integration process. Configuration management. Reengineering. Reserve engineering. Concurrent engineering.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5103 Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering (3 units)

Failure rate. Repair time. System reliability estimation. Maintainability. Statistical quality control. Statistical process control. Quality management. Life cycle management. Safety engineering issues.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5109 Topics in Engineering Management (3 units)

Current topics in industrial practices.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5111 Creativity and Innovation (3 units)

Factors which enhance individual and group creativity in organizations and its translation into successful technological innovations. The invention/innovation process. Creative problem-solving techniques. Entrepreneurship. Organizational climate for stimulating invention. Management of research and development. Project selection. Elements of financial decision-making. Organization design for innovation.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5112 Tech. Policy and R. and D. Management (3 units)

Relationship between R & D and economic progress. Elements of the Canadian policy on technology; R & D activities in the private and public sectors; government incentives and support programs; comparison with the policies of other industrial countries. Technology planning and R & D management in a Canadian setting; technology forecasting, staffing, structure, strategy and support for R and D. Courses EMP 5112, ADM 6263 or ADM 6264 cannot be combined for units. Prerequisite: MBA 5330.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5116 Issues in Management and Operation of Communication Networks (3 units)

Selected topics and emerging issues in management and operation of public and corporate communication networks: real-time and distributed systems; multimedia communications; integrated services networks.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5117 Foundations of Software Engineering (3 units)

Foundations of software engineering for non-software engineers; basic principles of software engineering; practical laboratories and programming examples using modern programming languages.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5118 Technology Project Management Practice (3 units)

Technological project management process. Project team management involving multiple technological and engineering experts. Configuration management during project development. Coordination of outsourcing in large multinational projects. Management of in-process change of technology.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5119 Project Information Management (3 units)

Topics relating to the contractual relationship within the project team, including the different types of contracts and their application, the preparation of project documents, the evaluation of different types of project organization structures and associated project delivery systems, bidding strategies, network analysis using deterministic and stochastic methods for time and cost management.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5120 Product Development and Management (3 units)

Product development and management, including engineering aspects of the process. The latest trends and practices, insight into processes which facilitate product management and development, understanding of product management and development practices via case studies, development of the leadership and management skills required to create, initiate, develop, bring to market and implement new technological products and services.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5121 Planning of Experiments in Engineering Design (3 units)

Taguchi/Plackett-Burman methods for design of experiments. Analysis of means. Analysis of variance. Contrasts and multifactorial ANOVAs. Fractional factorial designs. A-priori and post-hoc pooling, scree plots. Numerous application examples focused on engineering design.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5169 Advanced Topics in Reliability Engineering (3 units)

Overview of classical reliability concepts. Fault tree construction and evaluation. Common-cause failure analysis of engineering systems. Human reliability modelling in engineering systems. Human unreliability data banks. Reliability of information and communication systems.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5179 Manufacturing Systems Analysis (3 units)

Introduction to manufacturing systems. Manufacturing system selection and cost justification. Analysis of manufacturing operations. Flexible and agile manufacturing. Group technology and cellular manufacturing. Transfer line and assembly line systems. Analysis of material transport and storage systems. Manufacturing Process Planning. Tolerance analysis and Taguchi methods. Design for manufacturing and assembly. Just-in-time production. Quality function deployment.

Course Component: Lecture

EMP 5910 Études dirigées / Directed Studies (3 crédits / 3 units)

Étude approfondie dans un domaine de la gestion en ingénierie sous la direction d'un professeur et donnant lieu à rapport écrit. / Advanced study in an area of engineering management under the supervision of a professor and leading to a written report.

Volet / Course Component: Recherche / Research

Les cours EMP5910 et EMP6997 sont mutuellement exclusifs. / The courses EMP 5910 and EMP 6997 cannot be combined for credit.

EMP 5999 Projet en gestion de la technologie / Project in Management of Technology (3 crédits / 3 units)

Analyse d'un projet complété en gestion de la technologie : entrevues de départ, étude de la documentation accumulée, présentation d'un sommaire des leçons retenues, conférence sur les résultats de l'analyse. Le projet, à choisir par l'étudiant, doit être approuvé par un superviseur nommé par le directeur du programme. Le superviseur dirigera les travaux de l'étudiant et soumettra la note finale de S (satisfaisant) ou NS (non satisfaisant). / Post-mortem analysis of a completed technology management project. Requirements consist of exit interviews, a review of extant documentation, presenting a lesson-learned summary and giving a lecture on the findings. The project, to be chosen by the student, will have to be approved by supervisor appointed by the program director. The supervisor will oversee the student's work and provide the final grade of S (Satisfactory) / NS (Not satisfactory).

Volet / Course Component: Cours magistral / Lecture

EMP 6997 Projet en gestion de l'ingénierie / Major Consulting Project (6 crédits / 6 units)

Compulsory 6 units team-based major applied research project to address a specific engineering management challenge posed by an organizational client (e.g., private company, university or incubator start-up). Supervised by a professor, approved by the program director, requiring a project proposal, an interim research and analysis report, a final presentation and a final report with recommendations. Graded S (satisfactory) or NS (not satisfactory) by both the supervisor and the client's representative.

Volet / Course Component: Cours magistral / Lecture, Cours magistral / Lecture