Engineering professor Larry Mallak teamed up with eight experts across the United States to create a training series for the American Society for Engineering Management certification exams and served as the subject matter expert in leadership and organizational management, adding his broad skills in creating virtual content to the mix.
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The Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering curriculum at WMU combines a traditional engineering program with an entrepreneurial engineering focus where engineering design, creativity and innovation are emphasized throughout the curriculum. The curriculum offers students the opportunity to solve real world problems in a practical business model setting. Students learn how to bring real products and services to market and how to start their own companies to market and sell their product ideas.
Engineering Management combines math, chemistry, physics, electronics, computers and accounting, with communication, team building and the importance of the human dimension in the workplace. In this field, you will have the opportunity to use specialized labs to study ergonomics, information technology, plant layout, and material handling at the state-of-the-industry Parkview campus designed to promote the future success of our students.
Four companies won prizes totaling $5,000 during this year's competition Feb. 15 on the campus of Western Michigan University.