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EMGT 5230 Negotiation Strategies 

This course will educate the student to better understand the behavior of individuals, groups and organizations in the context of competitive situations. Students develop negotiation skills experientially and understand negotiation in useful analytical frameworks. Topics include negotiation and conflict management, strategic approaches to negotiation, communication dynamics, social contexts in which negotiations occur, among others. Class structure will include case studies, discussion and role-playing.

EMGT 5530 Organizational Analysis and Management 

This course examines the human side of management through the application of behavioral science for technical professionals. It focuses on decision making, project teams, leadership and organizational skills for those who are working in technical organizations.

EMGT 5531 Technology Planning and Management 

This course introduces the student to the fundamental skills, knowledge and practices that make up the body of knowledge for engineering and technology management, innovation management and strategy. It is intended to build the foundations of strategic management of innovation and new product development. Further topics include processes for implementing innovation, the effects of organizational components on technological innovation, among others.

EMGT 5630 Quantitative Decision Making for EMGT  

This course provides a systematic approach to the formulation of problems, alternative research methodologies, and decision-making processes. The course is intended to provide students the skills and abilities necessary to integrate research purpose, techniques and constraints. Topics include hypothesis formulation and testing, survey development, reliability and validity analysis, and application of statistical techniques. 

SENG 5130 Systems Engineering Processes 

This course covers the systems engineering lifecycle by focusing on one phase per week. Topics include Conceptual Design, Preliminary Design, Detailed Design and Development, Production/Construction, System Operation and Support, and Retirement and Phase-Out. The last weeks of the class is dedicated to Model-Based Systems Engineering and SysML.

SENG 5232 Engineering Specialty Integration

Emphasis will focus on defining the problem to be solved, modeling and analyzing the problem, understanding the role of system life cycles, and verification and validation of the realized system. Following this basic introduction to Systems Engineering principles, the Engineering Specialties and how they are integrated within the SE discipline will be analyzed. Specialties covered will include Reliability, Maintainability, Availability, Quality and Safety, among others.