Curriculum Overview

Our objective in the curriculum we offer is to help people accomplish one (or all) of the following goals:

a) learn to manage technical projects
b) align the technical projects and divisions to the mission of the organization as a whole
c) start technology ventures.

 Unless otherwise noted, all courses are for 3 semester hours of credit.

Fall 1

Spring 1

Summer

Fall 2

Spring 2

IEM 601
Introduction to IEM (1 hour)

IEM 602
Leading Collaborative Teams (1 hour)

  IEM 603
Communication for Technology Executives (1 hour)
 
IEM 610
Communication for Technology Professionals
IEM 611
Leading Technology Organizations
IEM 612
Project Leadership
IEM 625
Technology and Innovation
IEM 646
Strategic Planning

IEM 620
Technical Entrepreneurship

IEM 630
Systems Engineering
IEM 631
Operational Decision Making
IEM 645
Financial Concepts for Entrepreneurs

IEM 695
IEM Design Project



IEM 601 Introduction to IEM

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This course is an introduction to Information Engineering and Management with a focus on readiness for graduate study.  Program requirements and expectations will be presented.  Software and collaboration tools will be introduced.  Library access and resources will be reviewed and teams will perform learning exercises to demonstrate proficiency with the available tools.  (1 hour)  Taught Fall.

IEM 610 Communication for Technology Professionals

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This course focuses on recognizing, developing, and putting into practice effective communication skills.  Lectures provide insights into presentation structure, style, and content.  Self-evaluation exercises combined with personal coaching will help clients improve their professional speaking and presentation skills.  Taught Fall.

IEM 620 Technical Entrepreneurship

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This course is an introduction to entrepreneurship that begins with the development of personal insights and work habits that are fundamental to success within any organization.  Taught Fall.