The Project Management degree prepares graduates for planning and managing resources under the constraints of scope, cost and time to successfully achieve a specific, unique objective.
Construction and Facility Management Emphasis
Construction and Facility Managers develop the contemporary landscape of cities and countries. Their work is a reflection demonstrated through our modern buildings and the products that we use in our life.
This degree consists of a broad based industrial, technical and professional core of Project Management courses supplemented with construction and facility management applications, theories and practices. Students are exposed to other influences such as professional business courses, technical hands-on skills, problem solving, operations management and design technologies, which help broaden their scope of the modern construction industry.
Operations Management Emphasis
A company’s profitability often boils down to a simple business model. They need to produce and deliver a high quality product that satisfies the client’s needs, in as little time, and with as little expense, as possible. In essence, our graduates make organizations more productive by streamlining facilities, processes, schedules and resources.
You will take courses where you will learn to plan, create, manage systems and analyze productivity. You will gain an understanding of strategies to produce high quality products or services to meet the needs of the marketplace. You will study safety and risk management, lean principles, leadership, quality assurance, technical sales, training, sustainability and cost analysis.
Wall Street mandates that businesses need to run as effectively as possible. They are looking for managers to lead business and industry into the next millennium. A degree in Operations Management prepares you to take on these challenges.
Why Operations Management
- Top Operations Managers earn a very high income.
- You will be making decisions that shape the future of manufacturing.
- Operations Managers have numerous opportunities in the growing service industry.
Product Development Emphasis
In 1902, 3M began with just one product. Today 3M is responsible for 60,000 products used in homes, businesses, schools, hospitals and more. Yet, one third of 3M’s sales come from products that were invented within the past five years. To grow, companies need to introduce new products, and they need product developers.
Product developers move new products from concept to prototype to production. They create a functional, aesthetically pleasing, efficiently manufactured, well tested, new products to fulfill their customer’s needs or wants. Product Developers generate design sketches and complex 3D drawings, perform product analysis, determine production feasibility and create models and prototypes, all while embracing integrated manufacturing principles.
Today, it costs more than ever to bring a new product to market. Trained product developers offer industry the opportunity to lessen production and development costs, while increasing chances for success.
Why Product Development
- A constant supply of new products ensures job security.
- Nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will likely during the next decade.
- Industry benefit packages are better than most.
- Good wages