MS Technology Student Outcomes
The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Technology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Apply mathematical, statistical and scientific principles to industrial situations to maintain and enhance the work within industry.
- Use the computer proficiently as an essential tool in planning, monitoring, and controlling of work within industry.
- Understand management concepts of cost estimating, quality improvement, scheduling, production planning and control, industrial supervision, work design and ergonomics and plant layout and materials handling.
- Communicate effectively in both individual and team situations using both oral and written communications.
- Utilize critical thinking skills to solve industrial problems in both individual and team situations.
- Communication: The ability to prepare and deliver, effectively, written, oral, and graphic modes of communication, including listening.
- Critical Thinking: The ability to assimilate the many modes of thought and synthesize into a strategic order of systems.
- Interacting: The ability to respond to conditions involving individuals or groups and exhibit professional qualities of leadership while performing diverse goal-related relationships.
- Valuing: The ability to protect and develop ideas, thoughts and things considered worth continuing for societal and global support while applying the professional code of ethics.
- Learning: Demonstrate skill in personally continuing the learning process, continue to exhibit the self-assessment necessary to merit technical growth.
MANAGER, INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION - 189.117-022, alternate titles: general manager, industrial organization; manager, general; plant superintendent, industrial organization
Directs and coordinates activities of industrial organization to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits: Plans and develops organization policies and goals, and implements goals through subordinate administrative personnel. Coordinates activities of divisions or departments, such as operating, manufacturing, engineering, planning, sales, maintenance, or research and development, to effect operational efficiency and economy. Directs and coordinates promotion of products manufactured or services performed to develop new markets, increase share of market, and obtain competitive position in industry. Analyzes division or department budget requests to identify areas in which reductions can be made, and allocates operating budget. Confers with administrative personnel, and reviews activity, operating, and sales reports to determine changes in programs or operations required. Directs preparation of directives to division or department administrator outlining policy, program, or operations changes to be implemented. Promotes organization in industry, manufacturing or trade associations. Workers are usually identified according to industry in which employed, such as petroleum production or refining, iron and steel, electrical equipment; type of organization, such as air, rail, motor or water transportation; or type of product, such as paper, chemical, or plastics products.
GOE: 11.05.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R5 M4 L5 SVP: 8 DLU: 86