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  • Objectives
    This course aims to prepare students for developing their careers in the areas of Engineering and Business Management. The course introduces students to all the key aspects of managing an engineering based company, and to the required fields of general management necessary for a complete portfolio of management skills and knowledge. The educational experience enables the participants to achieve an integrated understanding of strategic and operations management and to develop appropriate intellectual and personal skills. Postgraduate engineering courses have also been developed jointly between MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India and Coventry University. The curriculum has been developed as per Coventry University rules and regulations and complies with QAA standards. Coventry University confers the MSc Engineering Business Management degree to successful candidates. MSRSAS also conducts PhD degrees with Coventry University. The research programme is in the areas of mechanical, electronics and engineering related management. The course aims of the MSc in Engineering Business Management are: * To provide a framework within which students can develop an analytical understanding of both the functional nature of management and the holistic nature of business. * To encourage students to demonstrate their capacity to enact the principles of change management and become effective change agents in organisations. * To provide students with the opportunities to develop a range of skills and the ability to apply a variety of management tools and techniques. * To stimulate a pro-active approach to managing engineering and business issues which demonstrates an understanding of the impact of the changing environment and the context within managers and organisations operate.
  • Entry requirements
    You will normally be expected to have an honours degree but entry qualifications are flexible and applications are welcomed from for mature candidates and those with industrial experience. We are always willing to talk to you about your experience and to look at how that may be credited against the academic requirements of certain programmes.
  • Academic Title
    Engineering Business Management MSc/PgDip
  • Course description

    Reasons to choose Engineering Business Management MSc/PgDip degree

    Enhance your qualifications and release your potential to improve yourself and move your organisation forward.

    Coventry University’s Faculty of Engineering & Computing has one of the largest Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes and offers a range of attractive and industrially relevant courses. Close collaboration with industry enables us to equip you for the world of work, with a broader understanding and knowledge to take your place in industry and improve your marketability.

    The Faculty of Engineering and Computing is a major UK centre for engineering, computing and mathematics education and research. It is a lively place where we pride ourselves on the strong links we have with industry, our ‘real-world’ approach and our commitment to helping all our students achieve their fullest potential.

    The Faculty benefits not only from excellent teaching and research facilities – including a national Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Mathematics support – but from strong links with industry, commerce and universities worldwide. Our emphasis on focused, collaborative programmes continues to strengthen our status and the ability to provide solutions for business to assist industry in achieving world-class performance.

    Our collaborative ventures with companies such as Jaguar, Land Rover and IBM, as well as many hundreds of small and medium sized enterprises, not only help us remain at the forefront of technological advances, but ensure we keep pace with employers’ changing expectations.

    Teaching and Learning Resources

    Courses are taught in our excellent Graduate and CPD centre, which provides first rate classroom and social facilities particularly designed for the needs of both full-time students and part-time students who may be coming to study after work.

    Classes are taught by academics with a long track record of working with industry and who bring in leading industry experts wherever that is possible. The University Library is only a short walk from the Graduate and CPD centre and is therefore very easy to access either before or after class and at weekends.

    Course content

    This course has been designed with the needs of full-time students and industrial part-time delegates in mind, indeed we talked with our partners when we developed the material.  Each course consists of 8 taught modules, study skills, research methods and a project. The modules are studied in a block mode, one module at a time. This means that you focus on one subject and complete it before moving on to the next.

    Attendance is full time with 35 hours (MSc) contact time per module. The daytime modules are delivered to a mixture of full-time and part-time delgates, which gives great opportunity to share experiences and network across different cultures and industries.

    Full-time day attendance: 2 week delivery with a total of ten 1/2 day lecture sessions per module

    You will normally study for one year. However, depending on your date of entry to the course, this can be extended to up to one and a half years in order for you to complete the programme of 8 taught modules and the individual project.

    A study skills and research methods module is taught throughout the programme.

    The course has the following 8 taught modules:

    Taught Modules:

        * Financial Decision Making and Risk Analysis
        * Human Resource Management
        * Lean Operations
        * Supply Chain Management
        * Engineering Strategy
        * Project Management
        * Quality Management and 6 Sigma
        * Sustainability and environmental management systems

    In addition the student must satisfactorily complete an individual project.

    Further MSc Engineering Courses

    We have constructed this suite of MSc courses to ensure flexibility, indeed the MSc in Engineering and Management course gives you the chance to construct your own programme according to both your career aspirations and perhaps company need.

    MSc in Engineering and Management
    MSc in Engineering Project Management
    MSc in Lean Manufacturing and Engineering Management
    MSc in Supply Chain Management
    MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering
    MBA in Engineering Management

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