The application of the fundamentals of engineering economics, financial analysis and market assessment to engineering alternatives in the planning, development and ongoing management of industrial enterprises. The course covers the use of engineering, economic, financial and market assessment information in investment and business operation decisions in technology oriented companies. Note: Credit cannot be obtained for more than one of ENGG 310, ENGG 401, ENG M 310, or ENG M 401.
Current theory and practice of quality management systems. Modeling of systems and supporting technologies for performance management and improvement. ISO 9000 and 10000 standards, business excellence models and performance measurement. Application of quality assurance schemes in manufacturing, service and not-profit organizations. Design, implementation and improvement of assurance systems using auditing and self-assessment models. Auditing standards and self-assessment guidelines.
Design, development and use of international assurance and management standards in manufacturing, service and energy industries. Creation of standardized systems for quality, environmental, safety, security, responsibility, risk and other aspects of the organization. Modeling of integration frameworks and methodologies. Auditing, maintenance and improvement of integrated management systems.