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.
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.
EMP5109 TOPICS IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (3 units)
Current topics in industrial practices.
EMP5118 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.
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.
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).
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.