Minor in Engineering Management (18 Credits)


Motivation

Management of Engineering projects has gained a significant importance in a competitive global market. The proposed Undergraduate Minor in Engineering Management aims at assisting engineering students to enhance their engineering skills by acquiring managerial skills. Through a selectivity of courses, the students will be able to learn the business aspect of Engineering projects.

Objective and Outcome

The Objective of this minor is to provide engineering students with a better exposure on project management methods, planning, engineering economy and leadership. It offers students the necessary tools for managing technical projects in an interdisciplinary environment. This minor is addressed to prepare engineering students in any engineering discipline to acquire specific useful management skills, and be able to use technology more appropriately.

The Outcome is: Graduates who understand the market and financial investments of engineering projects.

Eligibility

The Minor in Engineering Management program is open to NDU undergraduate engineering students:

  1. In their second or third year of studies
  2. Who are in a good academic standing (GPA>2.0)
  3. Who have applied and been admitted into the program

Curriculum

The Minor in Engineering Management requires at least six courses (18 credits) chosen as follows:

A- Required Courses (12 credits)
ACO 201 Principles of Accounting I
BAD 201 Fundamentals of Management
CEN 392 Engineering Economy
Or
ENG 210 Introduction to Engineering Economy
CEN 393 Project Management

B- Elective Courses (6 credits)
Choose 2 courses from the following pool:
BAD 317 Organizational Behavior
BAD 429 Operations Management
BAD 425 Quantitative Techniques for Management
CEN 471 Civil Engineering Laws and Ethics
CEN 493 Construction Planning
ECN 200 Survey of Economics
MAT 339 Numerical Analysis
MGT 201 Principle of Human Resources
MGT 411 Leadership Quality & Performance
MRK 201 Fundamentals of Marketing

A minimum grade of ‘C-‘ in each course of the minor is required. The overall GPA should be a minimum of 2.0

Application Procedure

Application Form is available in “The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.” Students must submit a petition through their advisor and attach the application form  . All application forms must be received by July 10 for the Fall enrollment and January 10 for Spring enrollment. Late or incomplete application forms will not be considered.

Withdrawal Procedure

Withdrawal from the Minor in Engineering Management must be done by filing a petition through the advisor.

Contact Information

Dr. Jacques Harb, Chairperson
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
jharb@ndu.edu.lb or x 2030
www.ndu.edu.lb
Faculty of Engineering Notre Dame University, Louaizé, Lebanon