Degree Progr. in Industrial Engineering and Management (CINEK), Study programme for batch Autumn 07
Last edit: 11/03/2011
Beyond those objectives that are specified in the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance, a graduate engineer from KTH who has been awarded a Master of Science in Engineering in the Degree Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management will be able to…
Knowledge and understanding
- Display advanced skills in mathematics, natural science and technology within a selected technical specialisation (second-cycle)
- Display advanced skills in Industrial Economics and Management, as well as the relationships between engineering, economics and society.
- Display expertise in how economic activities and their legal and institutional frameworks can be described, measured, changed, and administered, as well as display expertise in how different types of established and new technologies can support or further the development of such activities.
- Display expertise in established methods, models and theories within the field of management entailing the planning, business development, follow-ups and leadership of different types of industrial and technology-based activities, as well as assessing the results and quality of such.
- Display expertise in the management and development of activities originating from different stakeholders such as shareholders, customers, employees and the surrounding society, as well as display insight into possible areas of conflict.
- Display expertise in scientific tools to analyse, process and evaluate facts, as well as familiarity with how knowledge is developed within natural science, technology and social science.
Skills and abilities
- Display the ability, independently as well as in groups, to convert knowledge and capabilities into practical actions as viewed from relevant scientific, professional and social assessments and standpoints.
- Display the ability to analyse, formulate and manage technical and economic problems based upon a systems perspective, as well as the ability to define scope, determine the demand for resources manage processes for problem-solving and implementation.
- Display the ability to assess whether proposed technical systems and activities contribute to developing a sustainable society.
- Display abilities to lead personnel and operations on different organisational levels, under different types of circumstances and within different types of enterprises.
- Display ability to sell, act consultatively and lead development work the selected technical specialisation
Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint
- Possess a reflective standpoint towards assuming responsibility and issues of ethics in technical, organisational, economic, ecological and societal activities.
- Display awareness of how personal values and standpoints affect definitions and assessments of technical, organisational and economic problems.
- Display critical standpoints towards established methods, models and theories concerning management as well as towards how knowledge is developed within the natural sciences, technology and social sciences.
The local degree ordinance for KTH is to be found in the KTH regulatory framework, www.kth.se.