MS Engineering Management

Introduction

Department of Software Engineering intends to offer masters degree in Engineering Management (MS-EM). The main aim of this program is to equip graduates with the essential Engineering processes management skills that are needed in industry to enable them to perform in a global engineering environment. These skills would include:

  • * Decision and Risk Analysis
  • * Systems Modelling, Design and Optimization
  • * Project Management
  • * Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering
  • * Quality Engineering
  • * Information and Knowledge management
  • * Manufacturing and Maintenance Management
  • * Energy Systems Design and Planning
  • * Communication Systems and Technology Management
  • * Understanding of Global Business Dynamics

The program will follow a multi-disciplinary approach enabled through a flexible curriculum realized by a keen and thoughtful collaboration within Engineering, Management and Social disciplines of Bahria University (BU). The program will also collaborate with professional communities and industrial sectors in Pakistan, such as, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB), PEC, and Cement, Oil, Manufacturing, Government and Planning and Defence establishments.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must follow all the requirements laid down for MS programs in BU, which include:

  • Bachelor degree or its equivalent in engineering or related scientific field from an accredited institution.
  • Cumulative minimum baccalaureate grade point average of 2.5.
  • Official transcript(s) for all post-secondary coursework.

Additionally, applicants must provide:

  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to the applicant’s academic or professional capabilities.
  • HEC verification of all academic certificates / degrees

Degree Requirement

Thirty-three semester hours of approved graduate work within one of two options would require students to complete this degree in not less than two years and not more than three years.

The students would also require to either freeze a semester through written application should they require a semester leave within the course of their degree.

Option 1

This option is based on a successful completion of 33 semester hours of graduate-level coursework without thesis option. The curriculum consists of four core courses and seven additional courses within specializations (as Technology Management, Systems Management, and Engineering Management) selected from an approved list of electives.

Option 2

This option is based on a successful completion of 27 semester hours of graduate-level coursework and 6 hours of thesis research. The curriculum consists of four core courses and five additional courses within specializations (as Technology Management, Systems Management, and Engineering Management) selected from an approved list of electives.

Students are expected to complete a plan of study that identifies a concentration such as technology management, Systems Engineering, software project management for purposes of pursuing the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management.

Road Map

The MS-EM program is divided into four semesters. The first semester mainly comprises of core courses, in addition to a university requirement course for the program. In semester two and three, a student is supposed to acquire competency by choosing appropriate elective courses in the area of interest. In the final semester, a student may opt to undertake research work (i.e. thesis) or study elective appropriate courses for his/her area of specialization.

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credits
Core – I: Engineering Project Management 3
Core – II: Business Process Management 3
Core – III: research Methods 3
                                                                                                                 Total 9

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credits
Core – IV: Financial Econometrics for Engineers 3
Core – IV Human Resource Management and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
Elective – I 3
                                                                                                                 Total 9

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credits
Core –VI: Innovation and Technology Management 3
Elective – II 3
ESC-500 Thesis I/ Course Work (Elective – III) 3
                                                                                                                 Total 9

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credits
Elective – IV 3
ESC-500 Thesis II/ Course Work (Elective – V) 3
                                                                                                                 Total 6

 

Electives for Specializations

Course Code Course Title Proposed Credit Hrs
Engineering Management
MKT-640 Entrepreneurship 03
HRM 648 Organizational Development 03
SEN -xxx Project Management for Complex Systems 03
SEN -xxx Advanced Statistical Methods for Engineering Research 03
MGT-662 Strategic Management 03
SEN -xxx Industrial Psychology and Sociological Aspects in Technical Organization 03
FIN-681 Financial Risk Management 03
Technology Management
SCM-512 Engineering Laws and Contract Management 03
SEN -xxx Problem Solving and Decision Making 03
SCM 614 Strategic Operations Management 03
SEN -xxx Decision Support Systems and Business Analytics 03
SEN -xxx Systems Thinking 03
Production and Manufacturing Management
OPM – 611 Operations and Production Management 03
SCM-510 Supply Chain Management 03
SCM-512 Total Quality Management 03
SEN -xxx Product and Process Lifecycle 03
SEN -xxx Forecasting and Decision Making 03
Information,  Knowledge and Software Management
SEN -xxx Systems Development in High Tech Industries 03
SEN -xxx Information Systems Management 03
SEN -xxx Enterprise Systems and Audit 03
SEN -xxx Information Systems Strategy and Innovation 03
SEN -xxx Information Systems Security and Ethics 03
SEN 756 Advanced Usability Engineering 03
SEN -xxx Socio-Technical Systems 03
CSC 518 Decision Support Systems 03
SEN -xxx ERP Systems 03
SEN -xxx Systems Requirement Engineering 03
SEN -xxx Automated Systems in High Tech Industries 03
SCM-615 Sourcing and Logistics Management 03
Quality Management
SEN -xxx Quality and Manufacturing  Management 03
SEN -xxx Quality Management for Project Managers 03
SEN -xxx Quality Improvement in Technical Concerns 03
SEN -xxx Quality Assurance in Engineering Organizations 03
Telecom Management
SEN -xxx Technology & Innovation Management in Telecom Sector 03
SEN -xxx Emerging Technologies in Telecom Sector 03
SEN -xxx Socio-Technical Systems 03
SEN-xxx Big-Data Analytics 03
Energy Management
SEN -xxx Management in Global Energy Industry 03
SEN -xxx Business Policy and Regulations in Global Energy Industry 03
SEN -xxx Financing of Energy Assets 03
SEN -xxx Energy and Global Politics 03
SEN -xxx Innovation and Alternative Energy Technologies 03
SEN -xxx Energy Trading and Risk Management 03
Planning and Urbanization
SEN -xxx Management in Global Energy Industry 03
SEN -xxx Sourcing and Logistics Management 03
SEN -xxx Socio-Technical Systems 03
SEN -xxx Traffic Engineering 03
SEN -xxx Urban and Regional Planning 03