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ENGR 6210 Leadership and Team Effectiveness (3 credits)

Introduction to topics in leadership and team effectiveness with a focus on applications for engineers.
Prereq: Grad standing, and enrollment in MGEL degree program; or permission of instructor.

ENGR 6220 Accounting/Finance for Engineers (3 credits)

Provides an overview of the basic topics in financial and managerial accounting. The primary focus will be on helping engineering students understand the meaning of the numbers in financial statements, their relationship to one another, and learning how they are used in planning, decision-making and control towards achieving the objectives of an organization. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor; and enrollment in MGEL degree program. Not open to students with credit for AcctMIS 5000.

ENGR 6230 Technology Strategy & Innovation Management (3 credits)

How technology strategy may lead to creation/persistence of competitive advantage. In contrast to core strategy course, provides series of strategic frameworks for managing high-tech businesses. Prereq: Grad standing, and enrollment in MGEL degree program; or permission of instructor. Not open to student with credit for BusMHR 7461.

ENGR 6240 Capstone Project in Operational Excellence for Engineering (3 credits)

Capstone Project in Operational Excellence for Engineers is a culminating experience providing students the opportunity to solve real-world while implementing the principles of operational excellence and lean systems in an organization. The course will focus on creating learning organizations through problem solving and continuous improvement.  This spans every human endeavor and seeks to drive change in the way we work and the way we live.  Students will focus on the principles of operational excellence and lean systems as a baseline and explore the detailed workings of processes throughout the enterprise. We will learn how to focus on value and creativity as the engine for change.

ENGR 7200 Engineering Ethics and Professionalism (1 credit)

To learn professionalism and ethical decision-making strategies; topics include codes of ethics, moral frameworks,engineering as social experimentation, assessment of safety and risk, employer and employee rights and responsibilities, confidentiality and conflict of interest, whistle-blowing, research integrity, consulting engineers, expert witnesses. Engineering ethics case studies in detail

ENVENG 6600 Assessment for Human Rights and Sustainability (3 credits)

Foundational concepts of human rights and environmental impacts pertaining to global supply chains. Regulations and voluntary standards in engineering-intensive sectors, including infrastructure, biofuels, electronics. Case study analysis of corporate assessment practices for labor rights protection and environmental impacts. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 4600.

ENVENG 5600 Science, Engineering and Public Policy (3 credits)

Presents a history of the interactions between science, engineering, and public policy in the United States and in the context of global concerns (e.g. climate change, competitiveness), inquire into how various federal government, universities, & corporations conduct & fund science and engineering & explore how public sector interests & processes influence sci, engr & public policy. Prereq: Jr, Sr, or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Cross-listed in PubAfrs.

ISE 6801 Project Management (3 credits)

Provides foundational and advanced project management education in an interactive online learning environment as part of the Master of Global Engineering Leadership program. Prereq: Enrollment in Master of Global Engineering Leadership program, and permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3800.

ISE 5760 Visual Analytics for Sensemaking (3 credits)

Students learn about information visualization techniques that help people analyze massive amounts of digital data to combat overload and aid sensemaking with applications in retail and financial decision making, logistics, information systems, manufacturing, healthcare, energy and smart grids, cybersecurity and social networks. Prereq: Jr, Sr, or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 773.01.

ISE 5810 Lean Sigma Foundations (4 credits)

Comprehensive foundation course for the Black Belt Level 'Certificate' (not certification) that is required to complete Green and Black Belt Certification. Prereq: Stat 3470, and permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 685.

BUSMHR 7244 Negotiation (3 credits)

Highlight the components of an effective negotiation and teach students to analyze their own behavior in negotiations. Largely experiential, course provides students with an opportunity to develop their skills by participating in negotiations and integrating their experiences with the principles presented in the assigned readings and course discussions. Prereq: Enrollment in Fisher College of Business graduate programs. Not open to students with credit for 7240 or 7241.

MBA 6233 Operations Management (3 credits)

Operations Management (MBA 6233) is designed to provide a solid foundation and deeper understanding of how the operations function contributes to ensuring effective and efficient flow of materials and information within and outside the organization. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 850.

MBA 6273 Data Analysis for Managers (3 credits)

Introduction to data analysis and statistics for business. Emphasis on achieving an application-oriented understanding of statistical inference and regression analysis and their use in decision making. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA or WPMBA program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 6271 or 870.

MBA 6253 Marketing Management (3 credits)

Focuses on the interrelated elements of the marketing mix, its relationship with the other functional areas of management, and marketing responses to the external environment. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 840.

PUBAFRS 6050 Management in Public Agencies (4 credits)

Learn to manage public sector organizations with a focus on the external environment: context of public sector organizations, their structure, how they operate; managing organizational performance, innovation, and change. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 810.

PUBAFRS 6060 Managerial Leadership in Public and Nonprofit Organizations (3 credits)

Managerial Leadership in Public and Nonprofit Organizations with focus on internal operations, processes, and resources; human resource management, information technology; other aspects of internal capacity.

PUBAFRS 5610 Innovation, Policy, and the Global Economy (3 credits)
This course examines frameworks and theories of public administration, governance, and policy for science and engineering at the international level. It will will critique existing theories of global knowledge development and transfer, governance, and trade through the lens of science and engineering. Prereq: Jr, Sr or Grad Standing.
PUBAFRS 5750 The Business-Government Relationship (3 credits)

Business tools and strategy for influencing government; evolution and direction of public policy toward business. Prereq: Sr standing and permission of the Associate Director of Academic Affairs and Research. Not open to students with credit for 795.

PUBAFRS 5770 Risk and Decision Analysis in Public Affairs (3 credits)

This course provides a comprehensive assessment of theories and tools for decision-making in the face of risk and uncertainty, giving a rigorous treatment of current issues and approaches in risk analysis through both qualitative and quantitative lenses.

PUBAFRS 6075 Data, Models & Evaluation (3 credits)

This course will provide the knowledge and tools necessary to analyze data. Students learn about fundamentals of statistics to conduct analysis, and they will develop an understanding of program evaluation and research design in order to evaluate the quality of analyses conducted by others and communicate findings. Work on applied project related to their jobs that culminate in Capstone projects.