Subject: Principles of engineering management (12 - IM1007)

Basic Information

Scientific or art field:Production Systems, Organization and Management
Course specification

Course is active from 01.10.2013..

The following are the educational objectives of the course of Principles of engineering management as a scientific and teaching discipline: 1) to study and analyze the nature, purpose and domain of management in the industrial system; 2) to understand the success factors of the industrial system; and 3) to introduce students with the basic engineering/managerial functions, methods, techniques, principles, knowledge and skills.
After mastering the subject relating to the principles of engineering management, students will be able to understand and apply the basic principles, methods, and functions of engineering management (planning, organizing, leading and controlling), as well as the factors influencing the dynamics of the industrial system, with the aim of creating conditions for permanent growth in productivity and efficiency, as a basis for improving the business quality of industrial systems.
Theoretical instruction: Introduction to Management. Management as skill, science and profession. Management in the past and nowadays. Interdisciplinary of management. Engineering management in modern business. Engineers as managers. The views and goals of engineers-managers. Management skills and knowledge. Principles and functions of engineering management. Planning: Planning basics, planning process, decision-making. Organizing: The necessity of organizing, designing organizational structures, departmentalization, models of organizational structure. Leadership (management): the role of communication in management (process and types), the importance of motivation in management, leadership as a determinant of engineering management. Controlling: Basic functions of controlling, types, styles, and process of controlling; Modern approaches in engineering management: green management, CRM, BSC, LEAN, managing diversity. The future of engineering management. Practical instruction: exercises using practical examples from the field of management, and analyzing and resolving case studies and assignments.
Lectures are presented in terms of analyzing theoretical concepts and resolving specific problems from the area of managing industrial systems. Part of the course consists of lectures presented by visiting managers of industrial systems. Exercises include group work, writing and presenting seminar papers and visiting successful industrial systems.
Mitrović, S. Melović, B.Principi savremenog menadžmenta 2013Fakultet tehničkih nauka u Novom SaduSerbian language
Chang, C.M.Engineering Management: Challenges in New Milennium2005Prentice HallEnglish
Williams, C.Principi menadžmenta2011Data StatusSerbian language
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Term paperYesYes20.00
Oral part of the examNoYes50.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Mitrović Slavica
Full Professor

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Mitrović Slavica
Full Professor

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