Engineering and Management – Faculty of Engineering
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Engineering & Management

Building leaders who will create the technical solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow.

  • Eligible for accelerated MBA

  • Enhance your communication skills

  • Develop your leadership skills

  • Prepare for roles in project management

  • A path to entrepreneurship

  • A quicker progression to senior management


The Engineering & Management program includes:

  • Three unique courses specifically designed for the program.
  • Ten commerce courses that represent the core of a business degree.
  • Two commerce electives (Level 3 or 4).
  • Two economics courses (ECON 1B03 is required for entry to the program and will be completed in your first year as one of your complementary electives).

Skills are developed in writing formal reports, speaking, listening, presenting, and communications technology.

Highlights include:

  • The application of communication principles, including the art of thoughtful communication and dealing with ambiguity
  • Communication in the digital era, including applying leadership in communication
  • Learning via interacting with guest speakers, communication experts, mock interviewers and Engineering & Management Alumni
  • Producing convincing, professional-quality reports and presentations
  • Using electronic productivity tools to work effectively and efficiently
  • Understanding the Engineering & Management approach and developing peer relationships within the program
  • Understanding key success factors in employment opportunities, including resume and cover letter development, and networking

Students develop a deep understanding of innovation and how to manage it. Team-based creativity skills are developed with a focus on delivering innovation. Participants develop teamwork skills while using project management tools to develop a project.

Students will also:

  • Increase their awareness and development of Engineering Leadership Creativity
  • Gain an understanding of how to assemble successful work teams
  • Experience and demonstrate good team management skills
  • Apply creativity tools in a group setting and develop successful brainstorming skills
  • Understand different types of project management (waterfall, agile, design sprint, lean startup, etc.) and control methodology
  • Learn how to develop a proposal and a pitch presentation

ENGNMGT 5B03 is the Engineering & Management Capstone Course. Students will work in multidisciplinary teams to solve an integrated engineering and business problem in an organization and develop their team, project, and client management skills. Students will:

  • Work on an open-ended project, with both a technical component and a business component, which may be in an unfamiliar field
  • Respond to a design challenge posed by an external client by developing a value-added solution
  • Learn to assemble and work productively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Learn to cope effectively with changing circumstances, issues and difficulties that may arise before, during and after the project
  • Develop a formal report and presentation, as the primary deliverables to their client, allowing their client’s senior management team to take a strategic review of the outcome.

Meet our alumni

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    Ryan Boyd, BEng Management ’10

    “Don’t be afraid of accepting a difficult task – we are typically more capable than we think.”
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  • Vanessa Raponi poses with a rainbow fireball.

    Vanessa Raponi, BEng Mgt ’18

    “EQ reminds us that in order to talk about women in engineering we need to talk about queer women, women of colour, women with mental and physical disabilities.”
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Where to find us

JHE 316
Located on the third floor of the John Hodgins Engineering Building

Office hours: 
Monday to Friday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

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The Engineering & Management community is available to assist you.

The Engineering & Management program integrates engineering knowledge with business acumen, providing students with versatile career paths. Our program enriches students’ experiences, empowering them to confidently explore diverse opportunities upon graduation.

Co-directors, Dr. Vince Leung and Dr. Paul Snowdon