Course Number
595.676
Next Offered
Spring 2022
Primary Program
Engineering Management
Location
Online
Mode of Study
Online

This course introduces the technical manager to all aspects of business management within an organization, ranging from tactical project planning and control, and contract management to higher level corporate financial and legal topics. Students will be guided through weekly topics in the areas of planning a project, scheduling, tracking and the evaluation/assessment of a project. It will also cover contractual considerations for the technical manager. The course will move from managerial business management to financial accounting topics such as direct and indirect costs, revenues, and profits; indices to financial position; use of financial reports; return on investment, net present value; internal rate of return; and financial management (including cash and funds flow statements). Finally, this course will also use the management approaches and practices above and apply them to the world of contracting and legal analysis. Tactical contracting principles, including acquisition planning, contract award, performance, and termination will be covered. Basic legal principles that a senior technical leader will encounter in their career will also be presented. Course discussions cover corporations and partnerships, professional liability, risk management, intellectual property negotiations, and ethics are presented for students to recognize issues that are likely to arise in the engineering profession and introduces them to the complexities and vagaries of the legal profession.

Course Prerequisite(s)

EN.595.660 Planning & Managing Projects or EN.645.667 Management of Systems Projects with approval of the Systems Engineering Vice Chair.

Course Offering(s)

Open

Finance, Contracts, and Compliance for Technical Professionals

595.676.81
01/24/2022 - 05/10/2022
Semester
Spring 2022
Mode of Study
Online
Location
Online
Cost
$4,755.00
Textbook
Open

Finance, Contracts, and Compliance for Technical Professionals

595.676.82
01/24/2022 - 05/10/2022
Semester
Spring 2022
Mode of Study
Online
Location
Online
Cost
$4,755.00
Textbook
Open

Finance, Contracts, and Compliance for Technical Professionals

595.676.83
01/24/2022 - 05/10/2022
Semester
Spring 2022
Mode of Study
Online
Location
Online
Cost
$4,755.00
Textbook