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Systems Engineering & Technology Management Degree

Manage projects and transform systems to achieve organizational goals.

Develop a higher-level view of your organization. Use proven methodologies in project management to design, build, and test complex systems. Perform market and customer analysis for profitability management. Through computer simulation, demonstrate process flow, optimization, throughput, and resource utilization. Then, advocate for the future use of modeling and simulation technologies.

Certificates Stack Into Degrees

You can combine three certificates into a customized master’s degree - one that suits your specific career and educational goals. After you complete your choice of certificates, finish an integrative project that brings together everything you have learned into a comprehensive graduate degree.

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Improve Systems and Processes in your Organization with Critical Tools Needed to Take the Next Step

Every organization seeks to improve performance. Learn to apply analytical tools and decision science methods to business scenarios via systems models. Create discrete event simulations (DES) for modeling variation, finite human and physical resources, operating schedules, and process errors or defects. Test process improvements and determine if the desired outcome is achieved.

Then, make business case arguments for validated process change. Recommend strategies to improve organizational performance and tie your analysis to market trends, competitive pressures, and sales predictions. Practice different project management approaches and move from being a project participant to a project owner so you can realize your vision. 

Later, supplement these abilities with your choice of any two graduate certificates – three-course, nine-credit hour experiences designed around key techniques employed by effective leaders at work. 

Systems Engineering & Technology Management Online Courses 

ISYE 4240: Engineering Project Management

Create a vision statement and bring it to life through a project charter, work breakdown structure, and Gantt chart. Learn how to implement Agile and Scrum principles to strategically connect the work of multiple sprints.

ENGR 6100: Business Issues for Engineers and Scientists 

Investigate considerations for commercializing technology in a new or existing enterprise. Explore strategies to beat the competition using high-tech marketing and sales approaches. Recommend strategies to improve organization performance.

ISYE 6610: Systems Modeling in Decision Sciences

Apply decision science methodologies to technical and business scenarios. Develop a conceptual understanding of these methods and associated implementation skills. Assess the applicability and limitations of decision science models when solving complex problems.

ISYE 6620: Discrete-Event Simulation

Develop a computer simulation of a business or manufacturing process of your choice. Begin with a mapping exercise that leads to the creation of a computer model, complete with visualizations and analytics.  Explore system factors that impact process performance without disrupting day-to-day operations.

Systems Engineering & Technology Management Degree Structure

CoursesCredits
ISYE 4240Engineering Project Management3
ENGR 6100Business Issues for Engineers3
ISYE 6610Systems Modeling in Decision Sciences    3
ISYE 6620Discrete Event Simulation3
Four fundamental courses (3 credit hours each)12
1st Certificate of Choice (three courses/3 credits each)+9
2nd Certificate of Choice (three courses/3 credits each)+9
Total degree credit hours:30

If you’re going to make an investment of time, energy, and your future that’s this large, then you owe it to yourself to get everything out of it. The Systems Engineering & Technology Management program is designed for this purpose. 

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