The role of an engineer has developed over the years, moving from a "nuts and bolts" approach, to a position that requires various managerial skills. As a key component of the job, you will manage people, projects, technology and finance.
The Master of Engineering Management program recognises this fact and equips engineers with the managerial component that is needed in this global transition, enhancing your engineering knowledge and specialisation at the same time. This program is relevant to all engineering sections of industry and is of utmost importance to those who plan to work at a managerial level.
What will you study
The Master of Engineering Management program is distinguished by its flexibility.
The program can be tailored according to your individual needs, depending on your background, personal interests or organisational requirements for your career progression.
The program has been credited by the reputable "Journal of Civil Engineering: The Magazine of The American Society of Civil Engineers" (November 2007, Volume 77, No 11, pp. 54-55), stating that the program identified our Masters program as an example of good practice and flexible structure. Our Master of Engineering Management is now being used as a model to direct evolutionary changes in engineering education.
Is engineering management for you
Engineering management is the art and science of planning, organising, allocating resources, directing and controlling activities which have a technical component, is rapidly becoming recognised as a professional discipline. As an engineering manager, you are distinguished from other managers by the fact that you would possess both the ability to apply engineering principles, and the skills in which to organise and lead people with technical and non-technical priorities.
The Master of Engineering Management program will:
- Cover theories and applications of motivational needs, management styles, interpersonal skills, and systems approach
- Develop leadership and communication potential
- Strengthen engineering skills by offering unique and cutting edge engineering courses covering a range of areas of interest including mechanical, civil, chemical, electrical and software engineering. If you would like to advance your career or move in a different direction, to become an engineering manager, then this program is an ideal path to achieving your goals.