Learning Outcomes

The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in Engineering Management. Student will:

Knowledge

1.         Demonstrate detailed understanding of different mathematical tools and how they can be used in a wide range of engineering problems

2.         Understand the principles and practices of managing corporations and individuals

3.         Understand the principles of accounting and financing strategies and how they can be used to manage and grow engineering based businesses

4.         Exhibit advanced knowledge through independent research in a related specialist area

Skills

5.         Deploy consistently the advanced skills required in research, analysis, evaluation and innovation of complex ideas, information, concepts and activities

6.         Integrate knowledge from different fields and develop new knowledge and procedures in the field of engineering management by using highly developed cognitive and creative skills and intellectual independence

7.         Analyse highly complex issues with incomplete data and combine advanced problem-solving skills to construct innovative solutions and proposals relevant to engineering problems and applications

8.         Present, explain and/or challenge complex matters combining highly specialist communication and information technology skills

9.         Carry out original independent research at the forefront of knowledge in a related specialist area

Aspects of competence

Autonomy and responsibility

10.       Function autonomously and/or take responsibility for managing professional practices, work, processes, systems, and learning contexts that are highly complex, unpredictable and unfamiliar

11.       Undertake research and further develop knowledge and methods in the field of engineering management

12.       Read and analyse accounting data and assess different financing options

Role in context

13.       Initiate and manage professional activities that may include a highly complex environment by taking responsibility for leading the strategic performance and development of professional teams

14.       Apply well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively and to interact with groups and individuals at all levels

Self-development

15.       Self-evaluate, develop, and implement further learning consistently, sensitively, and independently

Energy Management (EM) concentration specific additional learning outcomes:

Knowledge

1.         Understand different energy savings and management technologies and practices

2.         Use different financing strategies in energy management applications

Skills

3.         Analyse energy consumption patterns and present potential solutions

Aspects of competence

Role in context

4.         Initiate, monitor and manage a wide range of energy saving measures

Self-development

5.         Have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the energy management industry to be able to pass the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified Energy Manager (CEM) professional exam

Maintenance and Reliability (MR) concentration specific addition learning outcomes:

Knowledge

1.         Understand the basic and advance theories behind the concepts for engineering systems maintenance management and practices

2.         Understand the concepts of reliability and reliability tools and techniques

Skills

3.         Practise significant judgment in engineering maintenance and equipment management

Aspects of competence

Autonomy and responsibility

4.         Critically evaluate the principles and practices of equipment reliability, procurement, maintenance and management

Role in context

5.         Explain and present engineering risks and faults, diagnostics and maintenance management requirements

Self-development

6.         Comprehend real time equipment condition monitoring

Total Quality Management (TQM) concentration specific addition learning outcomes:

Knowledge

1.         Attain and develop conceptual knowledge of total quality management philosophies

2.         Apply the methodologies and tools used in the Six Sigma approach to process improvement

Skills

3.         Critically analyse business process performance and associated drivers of performance

Aspects of competence

Autonomy and responsibility

4.         Plan and manage change projects to deliver company policy and strategy

Role in context

5.         Analyse and improve processes to support policy and strategy and generate increasing value for customers and other stakeholders

Self-development

6.         Recognise and appraise the financial and business implications of options and actions

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