Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department's Program Educational Objectives
Within a few years of their commencement, graduates of IE&M and MfgE programs at NDSU will be expected to...
1. have become established as practicing career engineers/professionals/managers, exercising effective problem-solving and creative design skills for technologically relevant, economically sound and socially responsible world-class manufacturing activities.
2. have developed sound decision-making capability that effectively and efficiently employs and integrates lean principles, technology, materials, machinery, processes, people and monetary resources in progressive modern manufacturing environments.
3. have developed capacity to contribute effectively in multi-disciplinary teams in both leadership and followership roles, with an appreciation for the value of ethical responsibility and cultural diversity.
4. have continued to expand professional knowledge and competencies through effective life-long learning attained through formal advanced study, job-skill development and personal initiative, enhancing both professional capabilities and personal life in a relevant societal and global context.
5. have developed advanced expertise for communicating complex concepts of the technologies and organizational structures of manufacturing within contexts of both engineering and business constituencies and the general public.
6. be productive citizens, involved with and seeking both service and leadership roles in their communities and profession.