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Program Details

The certificate program in Engineering Management Systems from Wake Technical Community College aims to provide students with tools for the complex decision-making problems that arise in engineering and management. It offers a coherent, integrated set of core courses that are based on analytical methods with applications in the planning and control of complex systems required by a modern technological society. Emphasis is placed on rigorous modeling and analysis, taking advantage of the vast flow of data and ubiquitous computing power available today.

The certificate is designed for people who desire a foundation in basic management skills but are not currently pursuing a master's degree. The program introduces engineers and other technical professionals to management principles and concepts critical to success in technical management, and provides a sound foundation for continued study and preparation for individuals pursuing a technical management career. The program will also provide an overview to concepts, methods, activities, and philosophy of business in the world today.

This program covers contemporary trends in business, while introducing the student to the language, principles, and environment of business. Focus will be on the concepts and skills necessary to financially analyze project and assess financial performance and status of an organization and of an individual. Also included is the time value of money, comparison of alternatives, taxes, risk management, cash flow, and financial cash statements. Students completing this certificate should be able to work effectively in multidisciplinary engineering projects after completion and advance more rapidly within the project management organization and profession. The management of projects entails technical knowledge, engineering skills, and management skills.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges