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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 589 - Manufacturing Systems

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: Senior standing or consent of instructor
  • Corequisites: None

Provides a comprehensive introduction to manufacturing systems covering the behavior laws at work in batch production or assembly lines. Includes production strategy, scheduling, and control methods and detailed analysis of fundamental manufacturing measures such as cycle time, throughput, capacity, work-in-process, inventory, and variability. Explores historical practices and the natural behaviors that are described in laws for manufacturing that help managers understand basic factory physics.