EMP5100 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Introduction to management. The structure of engineering organizations. Planning and control in engineering management.
EMP5101 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.
EMP5102 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.
EMP5103 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.
EMP5109 TOPICS IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Current topics in industrial practices.
EMP5111 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.
EMP5112 TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND R & 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. Not accessible to students who have taken ADM 6263 or ADM 6264. Prerequisite: MBA 5330
EMP5116 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.
EMP5117 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.
Prerequisite: Experience with programming in at least one common language over the last decade. Cannot count for credit in CEG, CSI and SEG programs.
EMP5119 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.
EMP5120 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.
EMP5121 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.
EMP5145 PLANNING OF EXPERIMENTS IN ENGINEERING DESIGN (3 units)
2-level statistical experimental methods as applied to engineering design; analysis of means, analysis of variance, contrasts, multifactorial analysis of variance, fractional factorial design, screening designs, product variation and an introduction to the Taguchi approach. Case studies and application project.
EMP5169 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.
EMP5179 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.
EMP5910 ÉTUDES DIRIGÉES / DIRECTED STUDIES (3 units)
Étude approfondie dans un domaine de la gestion en ingénierie sous la direction d'un professeur et donnant lieu à rapport écrit. Préalable: Permission de la direction du programme. Exclusion: EMP 6997/ /
Advanced study in an area of engineering management under the supervision of a professor and leading to a written report. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Exclusion: EMP 6997.
EMP5999 PROJET EN GESTION DE LA TECHNOLOGIE / PROJECT IN MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY (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 S (satisfaisant) ou NS (non satisfaisant). / Post-mortem analysis of a completed technology management project. Requirements to 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 a supervisor appointed by the program director. The supervisor will oversee the student's work and provide the final grade S (satisfactory) or NS (not satisfactory).
EMP6997 PROJET EN GESTION DE L'INGÉNIERIE / ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT PROJECT (6 units)
Projet en gestion de l'ingénierie dirigé par un professeur et donnant lieu à la rédaction d'un rapport approfondi. Le choix d'un professeur doit être approuvé par la direction du programme. L'inscription à ce projet est également sujette à l'approbation par la direction d'une proposition de projet détaillée. Noté S (satisfaisant) ou NS (non satisfaisant) par le directeur du projet et un autre professeur nommé par la direction du programme. Préalable: MPC de 8.0/A- ou l'équivalent dans les études antérieures. Exclusion: EMP 5910 / Project in engineering management supervised by a professor approved by the program director and leading to the writting of a major report. Registration in this project is subject to the approval of a detailed project proposal by the program director. Graded S (satisfactory) or NS (not satisfactory) by the supervisor and by another professor appointed by the program director. Prerequisite: CGPS of 8.0/A- or equivalent in previous studies. Exclusion: EMP 5910.
ADM6260 PROJECT MANAGEMENT I (1.5 units)
Project management methods based on standards, including the Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®; project success and stakeholders; project charter and project plan; managing a project throughout its life cycle (identification, design, planning, realization and close-out). Students will have hands-on experience using MS Project.
ADM6261 PROJECT MANAGEMENT II (1.5 units)
Focus on projects that have incomplete and/or unstable requirements such as IT projects or software development projects. Topics covered include: portfolio management; risk management; determining requirements and solutions; quality management; communication management; design methods (Quality Function deployment, Value Analysis); iterative and adaptive project management; fast tracking and concurrent methods of project management.
ADM6271 BUSINESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS (1.5 units)
Concepts of voice, data, image and video communications and their integration into local and long distance networks. Business communication systems examples.
ADM6274 INTERNATIONAL E-BUSINESS STRATEGIES (1.5 units)
International trends in the global economy together with assessment of risks, and associated international e-business opportunities. Strategies for translating international opportunities into e-businesses, including localizing international web-based content, developing international supply networks, international crowdsourcing, international payments and international collaboration. How to address local laws on privacy, intellectual property and business contracts. Prerequisite: MBA 5270 (for EMP, MBA and MHA students).
ADM6275 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGIES AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS (1.5 units)
Business Intelligence (BI) as a concept; review of major BI tools and methods; identification of the right types of BI for different types of decision making environments; Introduction to Big Data; Business applications of Big Data; review of the supporting technologies such as data bases and data warehouses and Big Data Platforms for integrating structured and unstructured data including Hadoop, sandbox analytics; Streaming Analytics, and advances in data warehousing appliances that accelerate analytics. Prerequisite: MBA5270 (for EMP, MBA and MHA students).
ADM6276 ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT (1.5 units)
Planning, process development and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Enterprise modeling. Workflow process management. ERP industry and trends. Selection of ERP systems. System Implementation issues. Change management issues. Inter-organizational information systems. Past-implementation issues. Emerging trends and management issues. Cases in the public and private sector.
ADM6281 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (1.5 units)
Introduction to supply chain management; overview of its role in the organization as an operational, a strategic, and a competitive tool; role of information systems and technology in supply chain management; managing the flow of materials, and inventory management across the supply chain; developing and maintaining supply chain relationships; future challenges including sharing risks in inter-organizational relationships, managing the global supply chain and design for supply chain management. Prerequisite: MBA 5380 or equivalent for MBA students or EMP 5101 for EMP students.
GNG5120 TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR ENGINEERS AND COMPUTER SCIENTISTS (3 units)
Hands-on introduction to the many dimensions of starting and growing a technology company. How to evaluate market opportunities, develop a product that customers need, raise capital and build a winning team. Skills and tools to turn technical ideas into profitable sustainable businesses. Students will submit a report describing how their graduate studies work (e.g. Thesis or Project) could be commercialized using the approaches learned in class.
GNG5121 PLANNING OF EXPERIMENTS IN ENGINEERING DESIGN (3 units)
Two-level statistical experimental methods as applied to engineering design; analysis of means, analysis of variance, contrasts, multifactorial analysis of variance, fractional factorial design, screening designs, product variation and an introduction to the Taguchi approach.
GNG5122 OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE AND LEAN SIX SIGMA (3 units)
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt tools and techniques, operational efficiency, waste and variability reduction, continuous improvement, the pursuit of perfection. DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve and control), process mapping, data collection and analysis, root cause problem solving, the cost of quality, mistake proofing, change management.
GNG5123 ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE (3 units)
Enterprise architecture as a rigorous planning methodology that harmonizes and integrates the needs of society, management, and engineering in both business and government. Based on an analysis of currently available frameworks and standards, the course will address the design of enterprise business architectures and the derivation of supporting information systems infrastructure.
MBA5241 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING INFORMATION AND DECISIONS (1.5 units)
This course focuses on the role of the accounting function internal to the organization. It takes a broad view of managerial accounting, introducing students to various costing systems, cost behaviour patterns and cost structures. It demonstrates the use of accounting for the evaluation of product, managerial and divisional performance thus helping students to understand what accounting can do for decision makers and how accounting choices affect decisions. Emphasis the strategic importance of aligning accounting systems with firm technologies and goals. Current issues in management accounting and internal reporting are discussed.
MBA5250 INTRODUCTION TO CORPORATE FINANCE (1.5 units)
Financial Management and the financial environment. Risk and rates of return. Discounted cash flow analysis. Bond valuation, preferred share, common share and corporate valuation models. Prerequisite: MBA5340
MBA5270 KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (1.5 units)
Role of information in organizations. Overview of systems used to capture, transform and disseminate information to managers. Linkages between information and knowledge management. The process of knowledge creation and application within and among organizations.
MBA5320 STRATEGIC MARKETING MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Overview of the Marketing process: key concepts, tools and procedures, in the context of a technology-intensive global economy. Definition of Marketing, the Marketing Concept and Marketing Management, and the significance of operating in a technology-intensive global economy. Analyzing market opportunities, setting performance goals, formulating marketing and implementation plans to meet those goals. Introduction to e-marketing management and some of the e-marketing tools available. MBA5120 and MBA5125, together, are equivalent to MBA5320.
MBA5330 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (3 units)
The strategic advantage of understanding and integrating organizational behaviour (OB) frameworks in designing and implementing effective human resource (HR) activities (namely attraction, development, maintenance and retention of employees), in measuring performance and in achieving high-performance outcomes in various global organizational contexts. OB topics covered include motivation, rewards, leadership, group dynamics, organizational politics, job and organization design, and culture. Prerequisite: MBA 5235 for MBA students only. MBA5131 and MBA5132, together, are equivalent to MBA5330.
MBA6226 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (1.5 units)
How to develop new products for high-tech applications in an environment of global competition and shrinking cycle times. Topics include creating the climate, generating ideas, screening ideas, product portfolio selection, team building, managing the formal gating process, testing, killing. New product launch. Product migration strategies. Prerequisite: MBA 6225.