American University of Armenia

College of Business and Management

Industrial Engineering and Systems Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Industrial Engineering and Systems Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The IESM program is designed to provide a broad-based education in the areas of industrial and operations management, production systems, information technologies and communication. Through a set of core courses, the student learns the basic methods of formulating and solving problems. Attention is given to economic aspects, uncertain nature of demands and capacities, principles of decision making under uncertainty, effective use of information technologies, modeling and analysis of large systems, and techniques for finding optimal solutions. Elective courses offer specialized training in such areas as computer-aided design and manufacturing, management, organization behavior and optimization. Additional specialized topics are provided by visiting faculty in new areas of research or development. A key feature of the program is the provision for students to engage in an integrative project in modern production methods in conjunction with selected industrial plants. This course provides the students with an opportunity to gain real world experience as well as to develop links with the Armenian industry. Students prepare reports and make oral presentations in many courses in order to improve their communication skills.
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