Executive Master of Engineering Management (EMEM) - St. Paul

Executive Master of Engineering Management (EMEM) - St. Paul

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St. Cloud State University’s Engineering Management Programs are certified by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM). ASEM is the lead society for Engineering Management Program certification worldwide.

New and Current Student Information

The Executive Masters of Engineering Management can now be completed fully online both in synchronous and asynchronous modes. The program can be completed in 18 months. The tuition fee for on-campus face to face, online, outstate and international students is the same low  rate of $637/credit. There are total of 33 credits. This is the only ASEM-certified Executive Engineering Management program in the United States. The program has been offered for the last 15 years in face-to-face mode, and is now also available online. Synchronous mode students can join live lectures every other week on Friday nights and Saturday mornings. Asynchronous mode students can follow recorded lectures. Online students can join the program any semester on a rolling admission basis.

Email the program director, Dr. Ben Baliga, with any questions you may have at brbaliga@stcloudstate.edu or you can  leave a voice mail message for him on 320-308-3843 for a call back at a time that works for you. All phone calls will be returned within 1 business day but email inquiries work best for a detailed response with web links etc. Interested students are invited to request a no obligation informal assessment for admission by sending their resume and undergraduate transcripts showing CGPA. 

Visit us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/EMEMscsu/

 

 

Admissions

The EMEM is offered both in online format as well as an on-campus face-to-face format in an 18-month cohort schedule. Each January, a new Cohort is started. For both formats, applications are accepted round the year in a rolling fashion. Currently admissions are open for online, as well as for the next cohort starting next January. Please contact the Program Director Dr. Ben Baliga for any questions you may have. Email brbaliga@stcloudstate.edu You can also leave a voice mail message for him on 320-308-3843 for a call back at a time that works for you. All phone calls returned within 1 business day.

 

To start your application:

https://www.stcloudstate.edu/gradadmissions/apply-now.aspx

 

Full Time schedule

EMEM Plan of Study for full-time students

Those students wanting to complete the program in one year can follow the below suggested program of study schedule.

Four courses in the Spring, four in the summer and two in the Fall. Total of 10 courses.

The capstone project is completed the Fall Semester. International students can work on their capstone project during full-time CPT after completion of 10 course work courses.

 

Spring Semester Courses:

Course Number and Name

Faculty

Comments

My Plan

EM 664 Production and Operations Management

(DSCI 6681)

Baliga

 

Prof. Bernett

Friday’s

6-9:20 p.m.

 

EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Leadership

Rolf Jostad

Walter Nowocin, William Ballot

 

Saturday’s

8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

EM 661-Financial Management

(FIN 6601)

Baliga

Prof. Antar Salim

Friday’s

6-9:20 p.m.

 

EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering

Baliga

Cory Otto

Kevin Le

Lamya Ait Sadiq

Saturday’s

8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

 

Summer Semester courses:

Course Number and Name

Faculty

Comments

My Plan

EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management

(MGMT 6620)

Baliga

 

 

Prof. Anne Bullert

Friday’s

6-9:20 p.m.

 

EM 660 Engineering Project Management-–

Shah

Cory Otto

William Ballot

 

Saturday’s

8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation

Rolf

Walter

Friday’s

6-9:20 p.m.

 

EM 680 Big Data Analytics for Engineering Managers

Or EM 680 Industry Project

Baliga

Shah

(External)

 

Saturday’s

8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

 

Fall Semester courses:

 

Course Number and Name

Faculty

Comments

My Plan

EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management

(MKGT 6620)

Baliga

 

Prof. Changyue Luo

Friday’s

6-9:20 p.m.

 

EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making

Shah Roger Hargreaves Corry Otto

 

Saturday’s

8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

EM 670 Capstone Project

Shah/Baliga/Kasi

 

 

 

Cohort #17 - Part time

Classes meet Metropolitan State University's  Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota. We also offer the Exec. MEM program as an online program in addition to the in-person lectures in St. Paul, MN. During the pandemic, courses may be offered in online mode only subject to guidelines from MN department of health.

Cohort #17

Term 1, Spring 2022

Feb. 4- to April 16

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management -[DSCI 6681 01 @Metropolitan State University] - Prof. Richard Bernett. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. (Feb 4, 18; March 4, 18; April 1, 15)
  • EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Leadership - Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin, Prof. William Ballot. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. (Feb 5, 19; March 5, 19; April 2, 16)

 

Term 2, Summer 2022

May 13—6 August

  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, [MGMT 6620 @Metropolitan State University] –Prof. Anne Bullert. 6.00 - 9:20 p.m. (May 13; June 10, 24; July 8, 22; August 5.)
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management-Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Prof. William Ballot, Prof. Cory Otto-Saturday 8:30- 11:50 a.m. (May 14, June 11, 25; July 9, 23; August 6)

 

Term 3, Fall 2022

Sept. 9- Nov. 19

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management, [MKTG 6652 SCM @Metropolitan State University], Dr. Luo. Friday 6.00 - 9:20 p.m. (Sept. 9, 23; Oct. 7, 21; Nov. 4, 18)
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making – Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: Prof. Roger Hargreaves, Prof. Cory Otto. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. (Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 5, 19)

 

Term 4, Spring 2023

Jan. 13 - Mar. 25)

  • EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, Friday. [FIN 6601 @metro], 6-9:20 p.m. (Jan. 13, 27; Feb. 10, 24; March 10, 24)
  • EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering – Coordinator: Dr. Baliga, Faculty: Prof. Cory Otto, Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. (Jan. 14, 28; Feb. 11, 25; March 11, 25)

 

March 18 – Capstone Project Preliminary Conference

  • EM 670 Culminating Project Preliminary Conference. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 5, Summer 2023

 

  • EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation – Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. (May 19; June 2, 16; 30 July 14, 28)
  • EM 670 Culminating Project – Final Presentations. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. July 15 and 22.
  • EM 658 Global Engineering Management –Industrial Tour in Tokyo (May 1 to May 6), OR EM 680 Industry Project, OR EM 680 Big Data Analysis for Engineering Managers (May to July - online lectures).

Cohort #16 - Part time

Classes meet Metropolitan State University's  Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota. We also offer the Exec. MEM program as an online program in addition to the in-person lectures in St. Paul, MN. During the Covid-19 pandemic, courses may be offered in online mode only subject to guidelines from the MN department of health.

 

Cohort #16

Term 1, Spring 2021

Feb. 5- to April 17

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management -[DSCI 6681 01 @Metropolitan State University] - Prof. Richard Bernett. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. (Feb 5, 19; March 5, 19; April 2, 16)
  • EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Leadership - Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin, Prof. William Ballot, Prof. Joe Wax. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. (Feb 6, 20; March 6, 20; April 3, 17)

 

Term 2, Summer 2021

May 21—31 July

  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, [MGMT 6620 @Metropolitan State University] Prof. Anne Bullert.– 6.00 - 9:20 p.m. (May 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30)
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management-Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Prof. William Ballot, Prof. Cory Otto-Saturday 8:30- 11:50 a.m. (May 22; June 5, 19; July 3, 17, 31)

 

Term 3, Fall 2021

Sept. 10- Nov. 20

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management, [MKTG 6652 SCM @Metropolitan State University], Dr. Changyue Luo. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. (Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 5, 19)
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making – Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: Prof. Roger Hargreaves, Prof. Cory Otto. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. (Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 6, 20)

 

Term 4, Spring 2022

Jan. 14 - Mar. 25)

  • EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, Prof. Antar Salim. - Friday. [FIN 6601 @metro], 6-9:20 p.m. (Jan. 14, 28; Feb. 11, 25; March 11, 25)
  • EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering – Coordinator: Dr. Baliga, Faculty: Prof. Cory Otto, Prof. Kevin Lee, Prof. Lamya Ait Sadiq. - Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. (Jan. 15, 29; Feb. 12, 26; March 12, 26)

 

March 19 – Capstone Project Preliminary Conference

  • EM 670 Culminating Project Preliminary Conference. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 5, Summer 2022

 

  • EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation – Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. (May 20; June 3, 17; July 1,15, 29)
  • EM 670 Culminating Project – Final Presentations. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. July 16.
  • EM 658 Global Engineering Management –Industrial Tour in Tokyo (May 1 to May 6), OR EM 680 Industry Project, OR EM 680 Big Data Analytics for Engineering Managers (May to July - online lectures).

Cohort #15 - Part time

Classes meet in Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

Term 1, Spring 2020

 

Jan. 24-25 | Feb. 7-8 | Feb. 21-22 | March 6-7 | March 20-21 | April 3-4

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management -[DSCI 6681 01 @Metropolitan State University] - Prof. Richard Bernett. Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Leadership - Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin, Prof. William Ballot. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 2, Summer 2020

May 15-16 | May 29-30 | June 12-13 | June 26- 27 | July 10-11 | July 24-25

  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, [MGMT 6620 @Metropolitan State University] –Prof. Lisa Koehler. 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management-Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Prof. William Ballot, Prof. Cory Otto-Saturday 8:30- 11:50 a.m.

 

Term 3, Fall 2020

Sept. 4-5 | Sept. 18-19 | Oct. 2-3 | Oct. 16-17 | Oct 30-31 | Nov. 13-14

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management, [MKTG 6652 SCM @Metropolitan State University], Prof. Susan Misterek. Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making – Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: Prof. Roger Hargreaves, Prof. Cory Otto. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 4, Spring 2021

Jan. 15-16 | Jan. 29-30 | Feb. 12-13 | Feb. 26-27 | March 12-13 | March 26-27

  • EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, Friday. [FIN 6601 @metro], 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering – Coordinator: Dr. Baliga, Faculty: Prof. Cory Otto, Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

March 6/20 – Capstone Project Preliminary Conference

  • EM 670 Culminating Project Preliminary Conference. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 5, Summer 2021

May 28 ; June 11 and 25 ; July 9 and 23; Aug 6.

  • EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation – Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin. Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 670 Culminating Project – Final Presentations. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m. July 17 and 24 
  • EM 658 Global Engineering Management –Industrial Tour in China (or EM 680 Industry Project for those not opting for China tour) 1 week tour in May 2021

Cohort #14 - Part time

Classes meet in Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Term 1, Spring 2019

Jan. 18-19 | Feb. 1-2 | Feb. 15-16 | March 1-2 | March 15-16 | March 29-30

 

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management -[DSCI 6681 01 @Metropolitan State University] - Prof. Richard Bernett. Friday 6- 9:20 p.m.
  • EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Leadership - Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin, Prof. William Ballot. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 2, Summer 2019

May 17-18 | May 31-June 1| June 14-15 | June 28-29 | July 12-13 | July 26-27

  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, [MGMT 6620 @Metropolitan State University] –Prof. Lisa Koehler. 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management-Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Prof. William Ballot, Prof. Cory Otto-Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 3, Fall 2019

Sept. 6-7 | Sept. 20-21 | Oct. 4-5 | Oct. 18-19 | Nov. 1-2 | Nov. 15-16

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management, [MKTG 6652 SCM @Metropolitan State University], Prof. Susan Misterek. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. 
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making – Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: Prof. Roger Hargreaves, Prof. Cory Otto. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 4, Spring 2020

Jan. 17-18 | Jan. 24-25 | Feb. 7-8 | Feb. 21-22 | March 6-7 | March 20-21

  • EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, Friday. [FIN 6601 @metro], 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering – Coordinator: Dr. Baliga, Faculty: Prof. Cory Otto Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

March 14/28 – Capstone Project Preliminary Conference

  • EM 670 Culminating Project Preliminary Conference. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Term 5, Summer 2020

May 15 and 29 | June 12 and 26 | July 10 and 24.

  • EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation – Coordinator: Prof. Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Prof. Walter Nowocin. Friday 6-9:20 p.m.

July 18 and 25

  • EM 670 Culminating Project – Final Presentations. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

May 3-8 — Arrive in Shanghai by Saturday, May 2. Optional cultural tour Sunday, May 3. May 4-8 is the official industry tour in Shanghai, China.

  • EM 658 Global Engineering Management –Industrial Tour in China (or EM 680 Industry Project for those not opting for China tour)

Cohort #12 - Part-time

Classes meet in Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Term 1,  Spring 2018

Jan. 19-20 | Feb. 2-3 | Feb. 16-17 | March 2-3 | March 16-17 | March 30-31

Class meets in Room 154, Midway Center.

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management -[DSCI 6681 01 @Metropolitan State University] - Prof.. Richard Bernett. Friday 6- 9:20 p.m.
  • EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Management - Coordinator: Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Walter Nowocin, William Ballot. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 2, Summer 2018

May 18-19 | June 1-2 | June 15-16 June 29-30 | July 13-14 | July 27-28

  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, [MGMT 6620 @Metropolitan State University] –Prof.. Lisa Koehler. 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management-Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Prof.. William Ballot, Prof.. Cory Otto-Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 3, Fall 2018

Sept. 7-8 | Sept. 21-22 | Oct. 5-6 | Oct. 19-20 | Nov. 2-3 | Nov. 16-17

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management, [MKTG 6652 SCM @Metropolitan State University], Prof.. Susan Misterek. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. 
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making – Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: Roger Hargreaves, Cory Otto. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

 

Term 4, Spring 2019

Jan. 11-12 | Jan. 25-26 | Feb. 8-9 | Feb. 22-23 | March 8-9 | March 22-23

  • EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, Friday. [FIN 6601 @metro], 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering – Coordinator: Dr. Baliga, Faculty: Troy Pierson, Noel Colon. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

March 16/30

  • EM 670 Culminating Project Preliminary Conference. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Term 5, Summer 2019

May 17 and 31 | June 14 and 28 | July 12 and 26

  • EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation – Coordinator: Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Walter Nowocin. Friday 6-9:20 p.m.

July 20 and 27

  • EM 670 Culminating Project – Final Presentations. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

May 6-10

  • EM 658 Global Engineering Management – Industrial Project/Industrial Tour in China.

Cohort #11 - Part-time

Classes meet in Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Term 1, Spring 2017

Jan. 13-14 | Jan. 27-28 | Feb. 10-11 | Feb. 24-25 | March 10-11 | March 24-25

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management -[DSCI 6681 01 @metrostate] - Richard Bernett. Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Management - Coordinator: Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Walter Nowocin, William Ballot. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Term 2, Summer 2017

May 19-20 | June 2-3 | June 16-17 | June 23-24 | July 7-8 | July 21-22

  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, [MGMT 6620 @metrostate] - Lisa Koehler. 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management-Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Prof. William Ballot, Prof. Cory Otto-Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Term 3, Fall 2017

Sept. 8-9 | Sept. 22-23 | Oct. 6-7 | Oct. 20-21 | Nov. 3-4 | Nov. 17-18

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management, [MKTG 6652 SCM @metrostate], Friday 6 PM to 9:20 PM.
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making – Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: Roger Hargreaves, Cory Otto. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Term 4, Spring 2018

Jan. 12-13 | Jan. 26-27 | Feb. 9-10 | Feb. 23-24 | March 9-10 | March 23-24

  • EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, Friday. [FIN 6601 @metro], 6:00 PM-9:20 PM.
  • EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering – Coordinator: Dr. Baliga, Faculty: Troy Pierson, Noel Colon. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.
  • EM 670 Culminating Project Preliminary Conference – 3/17 and 3/31. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Term 5, Summer 2018 - MDWY

  • EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation – Coordinator: Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Walter Nowocin.
    Dates: 5/18, 6/01, 6/15, 6/29, 7/20 and 8/03.  Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 670 Culminating Project – Dates: Final Presentations – 7/21 and 7/28. Saturday 8:30-1:50 a.m.
  • EM 658 Global Engineering Management – Industrial Project/Industrial Tour in China is 5/07-5/11.

Cohort #11 - Full-time

Term 1, Spring 

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management, 3 credits
  • EM 653 Engineering Ethics & Management, 3 credits
  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, 3 credits

Summer Term (optional)

  • CPT – EM 696 Research 1 credit

Term 2, Fall 

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management, 3 credits
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy & Decision Making, 3 credits
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management, 3 credits

Term 3, Spring 

EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, 3 credits

EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering, 3 credits

EM 670 Culminating Project, 3 credits

Term 4: Summer 

EM 656 Management of Technology & Innovation, 3 credits

EM 658 Global Engineering Management, 3 credits

 

Cohort #10

Classes meet in Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Term 1, Spring 2016

Jan. 8-9 | Jan. 22-23 | Feb. 5-6 | Feb. 19-20 | March 4-5 | March 18-19

  • EM 664 Production and Operations Management, [DSCI 6681 01 @metrostate] - Richard Bernett. Friday 6-9:20 p.m. 
  • EM 653 Engineering Leadership and Ethics - Coordinator: Rolf Jostad, Faculty: Walter Nowocin, William Ballot. Saturday 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Term 2, Summer 2016

May 20-21 | June 3-4 | June 17-18 | July 15-16 | July 29-30

  • EM 665 Organizational Behavior and Performance Management, [MGMT 6620 @metrostate] - Lisa Koehler. Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 660 Engineering Project Management - Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: William Ballot, Cory Otto. Saturday 9 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

Term 3, Fall 2016

Sept. 9-10 | Sept. 23-24 | Oct. 7-8 | Oct. 21-22 | Nov. 4-5  | Nov. 18-19

  • EM 662 Supply Chain and Logistics Management , [MKTG 6652 SCM @metrostate], Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 652 Engineering Economy and Decision Making – Coordinator: Dr. Shah, Faculty: Roger Hargreaves, Troy Pierson, Warren Yu. Saturday 9 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

Term 4, Spring 2017

Jan. 6-7 | Jan. 20-21 | Feb. 3-4 | Feb. 17-18 | March 3-4 | March 17-18

  • EM 661 Industrial Financial Management, [FIN 6601 @metro], Friday 6-9:20 p.m.
  • EM 650 Quality Systems Engineering – Coordinator: Dr. Baliga, Faculty: Troy Pierson, Noel Colon. Saturday 9 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
  • EM 696 Capstone Project / EM 670 Culminating project preliminary conference – 3/11 and 3/25. Saturday 9 a.m.-12:20 p.m.