Dr. Ghalib Kahwaji - Department Chair



The Master in Engineering Management is a graduate program combining the up-to-date technology of engineering projects with management skills to give working professionals the competitive edge in a fast changing global environment. As an international hub of world class engineering projects, Dubai is the perfect place to undertake such a program. This concentration enables you to cover the dual aspects of being an engineering manager, both as a technologist and a business expert and will provide you with a thorough background in areas such as organizational behavior, finance, accounting, as well as industrial engineering expertise.

The core of the program is from the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, Industrial Engineering program. The program is also complemented with some courses from the Saunders College of Business to ensure a good balanced curriculum.

Flexible Timings: All courses are delivered in the evening in order to fit part-time working student’s schedules.
View Mission, Educational objectives & Student Learning Outcomes here


The Master of Engineering Management degree qualifies professionals for a diverse array of exciting jobs, including: Engineering Project Manager, Senior Lead Analyst, Cost Systems Analyst, Construction Management Engineer, Industrial Management Engineer.


The program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Commission and is licensed by the KHDA. According to Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report, RIT’s master’s degree programs are ranked among the best master’s degree programs in the United States of America.


Engineering Management, ME degree, typical course sequence (semesters)

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Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hrs.

Required Courses

ISEE - 750

Systems and Project Management


ISEE - 760

Design of Experiments


ISEE - 771

Engineering of Systems I


ACCT - 794

Cost Management in Technical Organizations


(Select any 3) - Engineering Management Elective Courses


(Select any 2) - Technical Engineering Elective Courses


ISEE - 792

Engineering Capstone


Total Credits



Engineering Management Electives (Select 3 Courses)

ISEE - 703

Supply Chain Management

ISEE - 751

Decision and Risk Benefit Analysis

ISEE - 704

Logistics Management

ISEE - 752

Decision Analysis

ISEE - 720

Production Control

ISEE - 772

Engineering of Systems II

ISEE - 728

Production Systems Management

ACCT - 603

Accounting for Decision Makers

ACCT - 706

Cost Management

MGMT - 740

Organizational Behavior and Leadership

ESCB - 705

Economics and Decision Modeling

MGMT - 741

Managing Organizational Change

MGMT - 710

Managing for Environmental Sustainability

MGMT - 742

Technology Management

MGMT - 720

Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation

FINC - 721

Financial Analysis for Managers

MGMT - 761

Marketing Concepts and Commercialization

INTB - 730

Cross-Cultural Management

MGMT - 771

Marketing Research Methods

MGIS - 755

Information Technology Strategy and Management

MGMT - 760

Integrated Business Systems




Technical Engineering Electives (Select 2 Courses)

ISEE - 601

Systems Modeling and Optimization

ISEE - 730


ISEE - 610

Systems Simulation

ISEE - 731

Advanced Topics in Human Factors and Ergonomics

ISEE - 626

Contemporary Production Systems

ISEE - 732

Systems Safety Engineering

ISEE - 640

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

ISEE - 740

Design for Manufacture and Assembly

ISEE - 660

Applied Statistical Quality Control

ISEE - 741

Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

ISEE - 661

Linear Regression Analysis

ISEE - 745

Manufacturing Systems

ISEE - 682

Lean Six Sigma Fundamentals

ISEE - 752

Decision Analysis

ISEE - 684

Engineering and the Developing World

ISEE - 772

Engineering of Systems II

ISEE - 701

Linear Programming

ISEE - 785

Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering

ISEE - 702

Integer and Nonlinear Programming

ISEE - 786

Lifecycle Assessment

ISEE - 704

Logistics Management

ISEE - 787

Design for the Environment

ISEE - 711

Advanced Simulation

ISEE - 789

Special Topics

ISEE - 720

Production Controls

ISEE - 799

Independent Study

ISEE - 723

Global Facilities Planning

ISEE - 608

Database Design and Implementation

ISEE - 728

Production Systems Management





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