Industrial Management Technology

The Industrial Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of the principles for developing, implementing and improving integrated systems involving people, materials, equipment and information as leaders in an industrial or manufacturing setting.

Course work includes mathematics, systems analysis, leadership and management skills, quality and productivity improvement methods, cost analysis, facilities planning, manufacturing materials and processes, and computerized production methods.

Graduates should qualify as quality improvement technicians, quality assurance and control technicians, front-line supervisors, production planners, inventory supervisors, and manufacturing technicians.

This course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and management skills to plan and manage operations of industrial and manufacturing processes. Includes instruction in financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, quality and productivity improvement, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management. Graduates should be qualified to enter the workforce as front-line supervisor, engineering assistant, production planner, inventory supervisor, or as a quality control technician. With additional training and experience, graduates could become plant manager or production managers.