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Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management
(a.k.a., Operations and Systems Management)
Learn how to:• operate business more effectively• optimize business decisions• improve and assure quality in a business
• transform an idea into a viable product or business
The two-year IESM program (a.k.a. Operations and Systems Management) is designed to provide a broad-based education in the areas of operations management, service and production systems, information technologies, and communication. Through a set of core courses, students learn the basic methods of formulating and solving problems. Attention is given to the changing nature of demands and capacities, principles of decision-making under uncertainty, risk management, quality management and assurance, effective use of information technologies, modeling and analysis of large systems, and techniques for finding optimal solutions applicable to businesses today. IESM students have the chance to minor in Business, Energy, Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing, and Information Technology.
Program teaches methods and tools useful forALL ECONOMIC SECTORSFinance, Retail, Telecommunications, Transport and Logistics, Food and Beverages, Health Care, Gaming Manufacturing, Government, and …
IESM Course Overview
Students must complete 9 core courses, the integrative project course, the environmental management requirement, a masters thesis or project, a number of elective courses, plus a minor. Some of courses cover the following content:
• Quality control and assurance
• Simulation, forecasting and optimization
• Supply-chain management
• Risk management, investment evaluation
• Business-process analysis
• Product development, value creation
• Project management
• Energy decision tools
• Prototyping, CAD/CAM
• Entrepreneurship and business startups
IESM Application Requirements
To be considered for admission, an applicant must meet the AUA general admission requirements and the CIS and IESM specific requirements. Applicants are expected to:
- Hold an undergraduate degree in fields including mathematics, science and engineering. Students with degrees in non-science disciplines may be admitted, depending on their completed course work. The undergraduate degree must include, as a minimum, two years of college-level mathematics covering calculus, linear algebra and differential equations, and a course in physical sciences (physics, mechanics, chemistry, biology, etc).
- Present an Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) score of at least 79, or an IELTS score of at least 6.5.The test must have been taken within two years prior to the application date.
- Present a score in at least the 50 percentile on the Graduate Record Examinations Test (GRE) Quantitative section. The test must have been taken within two years prior to the application date.
- Submit an informative Statement of Purpose.
Please refer to the university admissions page for additional information: http://admissions.aua.am/