Management in Engineering
Understanding of ethical, business, legal, and project framework of engineering.
- identify complex environment of engineering
- explain ethic aspects of engineering
- explain fundamental characteristics of intellectual property
- apply fundamental principles of teamwork
- prepare project plan
- explain managerial functions
- identify organizational forms
- explain importance of leadership
Forms of Teaching
Teaching is organized in two cycles. The first cycle includes of 7 weeks of teaching and mid-term exam, and the second cycle includes of 6 weeks of teaching and final exam. Teaching is executed in 15 weeks with two hours of teaching per week.Exams
Knowledge is tested by written exam.Consultations
Consultations are held individually.Seminars
Seminar work is a plan for a small project.
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Class participation||0 %||10 %||0 %||10 %|
|Seminar/Project||0 %||30 %||0 %||30 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||0 %||30 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||0 %||30 %|
|Exam: Written||0 %||60 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- Engineering as a profession, history of engineering, greatest engineering achievements in twentieth century, modern engineering, engineering skills, engineering jobs.
- Engineering ethics, profession, etiquette, law and moral, ethics and ethic codes, moral dilemmas, individual responsibility, case studies.
- Intellectual property, types of intellectual property, authors' and similar rights, industrial property, patents, trade marks, industrial design, geographical indications, topography of semiconductor chips, intellectual property in digital era.
- Engineering problem solving, good and bad approaches to problem solving, understanding of a problem, categories of problems, problem solving cycle.
- Teamwork, definition of a team, roles and responsibilities, importance of a team, problems in teamwork, team building, resolving of conflicts.
- Projects and project management, definition of a project, project management functions, phases and processes in a project.
- Project planning - methodology, determination of a scope, identification of activities, scheduling, Gantt chart, resources and budget.
- mid-term exams
- mid-term exams
- Project planning - tools, MS Project, examples.
- Project risk management, risk identification, qualitative risk analysis, quantitative risk analysis, plan of risk avoidance, tracking and control of risks.
- Management and managers, organization, managers, management, managerial functions, managerial roles, managerial skills, engineering and management.
- History of management, scientific management, general administrative management, psychological movement in management, quantitative approach to management, system theory and management, situational approach to management, quality management, modern trends.
- Organization, job specialization, organizational structures, relationships in organizations, centralization and decentralization, business functions of a company, organization of engineering departments.
- Leadership, short survey of research on leadership, transformational-transactional leadership, charismatic leadership, team leading.