Learn skills to become a better engineer or scientist!
If you are interested in becoming an innovation leader who can collaborate effectively across disciplines to translate your technical ideas into customer solutions that grow the business, enroll now in the two-credit MOT 4001.
Management of Technology (MOT) 4001: Leadership, Professionalism and Business Basics for Engineers
Wednesdays, 10:10 a.m.-12:05 p.m
Keller Hall, Room 2-260
If you are a science or engineering student who wants to optimize your professional success, this course is for you!
MOT 4001 provides scientists and engineers with a working knowledge of the broader business context in which technical ideas are translated into solutions that address market needs and generate economic value for a firm. This two-credit course will broaden your business knowledge and personal leadership abilities, enabling technical professionals to increase their business impact and career success as innovation leaders.
Course content and the experiential learning approach are designed to reflect the "real world" requirements and challenges technical professionals need to master in order to thrive in collaborative, project team environments.
The course instructor, Kirk Froggatt, has spent 25 years working for global technology companies including HP, Silicon Graphics, Yahoo!, Agilent Technologies, and Ecolab. He brings relevant experience, academic rigor, and a passion for applied learning and development to the classroom.
Check with your department's Director of Undergraduate Studies about counting MOT 4001 as a Technical Elective toward your degree.
More information on this course is available on-line in the One Stop Class Schedule under MOT 4001.
What students are saying about MOT 4001:
"I interviewed for an internship with GE this summer, and there were a couple of questions I nailed because of what I learned in this course. The engineers interviewing me seemed very impressed. And I got the job!"
--JT, electrical engineering major
"Having taken this course over a year ago now, I have seen much application to the business fundamentals learned in that class. It has been able to transform my business life as well as my ability to relate to business people even though I come from a strong engineering background. This past summer I had the opportunity to run my own business. The skills and knowledge I learned in your management class were invaluable to me during that time."
--LS, mechanical engineering major
"I have been in college for 7 years now, working on a second degree, with over 200 credits under my belt, and your class certainly is one of the most useful and practical that I have taken."
--JK, mechanical engineering major
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