ADSE5010 - Engineering Management Principles and Concepts

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Advanced Design and Systems Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
SEEM5010 Engineering Management Principles and Concepts (offered until 2021/22)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2022/23

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to equip students with the basic principles and concepts in engineering management. After completion of the course students are able to:
Elaborate on management principles and concepts
- Identify and explain the primary engineering managerial functions, principles and concepts
- Understand managerial ethics and social responsibility
- Identify business strategies and differentiate between strategic, tactical and operational plans
- Formulate the concepts of organizational structure and design. 
Elaborate on management leadership skills
- Describe and apply the basic process of effective communication
- Differentiate between managing and leading 
- Recognize different decision making strategies
- Analyse motivation
Apply teamwork and personal management capabilities
- Identify own personality type using MBTI profiles
- Improve own leadership capabilities
- Understand difference in various types of teams
- Apply teamwork and managerial skills to get the best out of class projects

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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