The MEM Program is designed to achieve the following objectives:
- Provide working engineers with technical leadership skills while simultaneously assessing the financial risks and benefits to the corporation, managing human and technical resources, and making high-risk decisions from a system perspective in an uncertain environment.
- Provide the skills needed to empower working engineers to communicate effectively in the language of business and to help them think strategically; the ability to synthesize a series of financial performances and to understand the long term implications of business decisions.
- Provide working engineers with the skills to better plan, design, analyze, implement, and improve cost-effective manufacturing/service systems and build and use management tools to analyze and solve problems effectively.
- Provide distinct career growth and professional development as measured by metrics such as achieving proficiency in current position, increasing responsibility, diversity of job functions, recognition, progression and job advancement.