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Course Descriptions

The Rose‑Hulman Master of Science in Engineering Management and Master of Engineering Management are designed for engineers who seek to deepen their technical background while acquiring solid, forward-looking management credentials. In our curricula, you'll find the management foundations of an MBA, but with added technical focus. We provide technology and business leaders a convenient fast track to the integration of management skills and critical technical knowledge.

EMGT 561 - Failures of Engineered Systems

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

Reviews past failures of engineered systems in order to improve an engineering manager's ability to anticipate, prevent, and respond to failures. The technical, human factor, and organizational root causes of the failures of engineered systems are examined. Case studies are used to illustrate the techniques that have been developed to analyze, investigate and prevent failures. Additionally, regulatory and legal responses to failures are also explored.