Programme in Engineering Management
Brief Description
The Programme in Engineering Management (PEM) aims to provide you with practical training in managing technical functions, specifically those geared towards engineering management activities that include development, operations, maintenance, technology and project management.
The programme focuses on the fundamentals of supervisory and managerial capacity and is ideal if you are involved in or associated with technical management functions, such as design, development, manufacturing, construction, operations, quality and maintenance. Skills, tools and techniques acquired in this programme are relevant to a wide variety of industry and business sectors, including government.
The programme offers balanced training in both technical and general management.
CPD POINTS: 5 CPD points from ECSA
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the programme, you will be able to:
develop a technology plan for an enterprise
perform a technology audit
develop a project plan and understand how to manage a project
apply the theory of constraints philosophy to operational systems
develop a maintenance plan for technical systems
apply systems thinking to developing new products and services
apply scientific methods to decisions and risks
evaluate the financial performance of a company
make financing and investment decisions for technical systems, and
understand people’s behaviour and apply good people management practices to increase individual and team performance in a diverse work place.
Course Content
The programme is presented over a period of 16 days (four blocks of four days each). You must obtain a pass mark for each module, based on class tests and assignments that are related to the work environment of the individual. Presentation of modules consists of lectures, group discussions and case studies.
The modules that will be covered are: 
System Thinking and Engineering
People Management
Project Management
Financial Management
Operations Management
Technology Management
Decision and Risk Management
Maintenance Management
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates must have Grade 12/ Matric and should at least have a relevant technical qualification and/or work experience.

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Engineering and Technology Management
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This programme is ideal for you if you are involved in, or associated with technical management functions such as design/development, manufacturing/construction, operations, quality and maintenance. Knowledge and skills acquired in this programme are relevant to a wide variety of industry and business sectors, including government.
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