Program Educational Objectives
The Engineering Management program at the University Of Balamand has the following educational objectives and strategic objectives:
I. Educational Objectives:
II. Strategic Objectives
- Equip students with strong engineering mathematical skills.
Equip students with strong engineering modeling skills.
Instil in students effective professional project management skills.
- Affiliation or partnership with the Project Management Institute (PMI), so that the program becomes an official path to get the PMP certification.
- Prepare students to Ph.D. level studies, by emphasizing on advanced engineering mathematical and statistical knowledge, in addition to joint technical and managerial skills.
- Link with the industry
- Organize seminars and conferences.
The graduate from the Engineering Management Program is an engineer who can:
- - Mathematically model and solve engineering problems of various kinds.
- - Design experiments and perform advanced statistical analyses.
- - Demonstrate acquisition of professional project-management skills.
- Apply risk-management to multi-disciplinary projects.
- Utilize financial, accounting and administrative-management knowledge.
- Apply engineering economy with advanced project life-cycle cost analysis.
- Apply advanced project-management skills, such as critical-chain management, and cost/time trade-off.
- Acquire the professional skills needed for the PMP Certificate exam.
- Apply modern techniques in human resources, team building, motivation theory, and leadership.
- Acquire leadership, professional, management, and strategic planning skills.
- Apply sustainability in engineering.
- Manage projects applying principles of maintainability and reliability.
- - Behave ethically, professionally, and responsibly.
Graduates may apply for advanced study leading to a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Management, provided he/she has obtained the required averages in the undergraduate programs of studies, either immediately following the BS degree or after completing the BE degree. The Faculty Admissions Committee makes the final decision regarding entry into the Master of Science Program.
In order to be eligible for the Master in Engineering Management Program, a student must have a Bachelor degree (BS) in civil, mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering, or else in architecture, and must satisfy the requirements of the University of Balamand for admission into engineering graduate studies. A typical engineering management curriculum is a mixture of mathematical modelling of engineering problems and project management topics. All students pursuing a Master's degree in Engineering Management must complete 47 credits.