Curriculum OverviewOur 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.
Introduction to IEM (1 hour)
Leading Collaborative Teams (1 hour)
Communication for Technology Executives (1 hour)
Communication for Technology Professionals
Leading Technology Organizations
Technology and Innovation
Operational Decision Making
Financial Concepts for Entrepreneurs
IEM Design Project
IEM 601 Introduction to IEM
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
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
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.