Management in Engineering

Course Description

Within the scope of this subject students have to gain knowledge on business, legal, and project engineering environment. Main topics: engineering profession, engineering ethics, intellectual property, engineering approach to problem solving, teamwork, projects and project management, project planning, risks in projects, management and managers, organizing, and leadership.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify complex environment of engineering
  2. Explain ethic aspects of engineering
  3. Explain fundamental characteristics of intellectual property
  4. Apply fundamental principles of teamwork
  5. Prepare project plan
  6. Explain managerial functions
  7. Identify organizational forms
  8. Explain importance of leadership

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Involvement in lectures

Independent assignments

Writing a seminar paper

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Class participation 0 % 10 % 0 % 10 %
Seminar/Project 0 % 40 % 0 % 40 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 25 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 25 %
Exam: Written 0 % 50 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Introduction to engineering profession
  2. Defining engineering and engineers, The role of engineers in society
  3. Introduction to engineering ethics, Examples of engineering ethics, Solving ethical problems
  4. Intellectual property, philosophy and a brief history of intellectual property
  5. The usefulness of intellectual property
  6. Teamwork
  7. Project definition and properties
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Project management
  10. Project planning
  11. Project risk management
  12. Introduction to management, Who are managers and their roles
  13. Introduction to organization, Organizational structure
  14. Leadership, Definition and characteristics of leaders
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computing (study)
Transversal Courses (2. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Transversal Courses (2. semester)

Literature

(.), Menadžment u inženjerstvu - nastavni materijali,
B.S. Dhillon (2002.), Engineering and Technology Management Tools and Applications, Artech House
S.P. Robbins, M. Coulter (2007.), Management – ninth edition, Prentice Hall
Project Management Institute (2004.), A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Project Management Institute

Associate Lecturers

For students

General

ID 210551
  Summer semester
2 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures

Grading System

86 Excellent
74 Very Good
62 Good
50 Acceptable