Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

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IME 3020 - Engineering Teams: Theory and Practice


Catalog Description:

Methods of understanding, planning and presenting a conference with oral and written components. Task groups will be used to explore creativity, controversy, power, and process in leadership situations.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite:  IME 1020

Credits: 3 hours

Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 - 0)


Course Objectives, Performance Criteria, and Outcomes:

Course Objectives

ABET-
EAC /TAC Outcomes2

 

Performance Criteria Measured1

Demonstrate ability to research and present written and oral understanding of a variety of course topics: perception, small group and team definition, small group theories; group goals, roles, leadership, and conflict management; verbal, nonverbal, and listening communication strategies for small groups; strategies for enhanced problem solving and decision making G/g  

G1/g1: Provides content that is factually correct, supported with evidence and properly documented.

G4/g2: Presents information in oral format that is well-organized, useful, and ethically delivered.

Function as a member of two different teams, each of which produces two oral group presentations that incorporate primary and secondary research. E/d  

G4/g2: Presents information in oral format that is well-organized, useful, and ethically delivered.

E1: Demonstrates follow-through on team commitments.

E3: Supports team activities through professional behaviors.

Demonstrate an understanding of group dynamics and its importance of task, relational, and procedural aspects in group work, problem-solving and decision-making groups E/d  

G1/g1: Provides content that is factually correct, supported with evidence and properly documented.

G3/g3: Presents information in writing that is well-organized, addresses objectives and meets required standards of grammar and language rules.

Demonstrate an understanding of personality preferences in terms of MBTI and other personality tests related to group roles, leadership, conflict management G/g  

G3/g3: Presents information in writing that is well-organized, addresses objectives and meets required standards of grammar and language rules.

Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at http://www.wmich.edu/ime/performance-criteria.html

ABET-EAC/TAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at http://www.abet.org/

*results tracked in ABET course notebooks


Textbooks:

None


Course Coordinator:

Jerrie Fiala
Western Michigan University
F-225 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: 276-3359
Email: jerrie.fiala@wmich.edu


Revision Date: Summer 2011

 

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
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