The Engineering Management project is intended to promote the development of engineering management practices through an investigation of a particular area under the guidance of a supervisor. The project is not merely a large system-building exercise. Rather, the principle objective is for students to show initiative, acquire new knowledge, develop basic research skills, and develop insight in assimilating and critically evaluating ideas and communicating results. Other aspects which may be included in some projects include: liaison with other researchers, industry practitioners and/or the community, either working on similar projects or with expertise required for the project.
Students are required to undertake a professional project of relevance to industry, involving the application of digital technologies. During this period, students will: