Industrial Management Technology

The Industrial Management Technology curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function effectively in staff, front-line leadership, and mid-level management positions in organizations. The program emphasizes team building, TQM, SPC, motivation, continuous improvement, systems, and leadership.

Course work includes the integrated study of quality and productivity improvement, production operations, management, financial analysis, problem solving, and management of resources – human, physical, and information. Course work includes qualify for entry-level positions such as front-line supervisor, engineering assistant, production planner, inventory supervisor, or as a quality control technician. With additional training and experience, graduates could become plant manager or production managers.

Students enrolled full-time and making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to achieve minimum requirements in English, Math or Science.

All classes are available online.

This program offers certificates in “Principles of Lean Manufacturing” and “Bio-Management Practices.”

Curriculum Coordinator:  David G. Manning

Department Chair: Amy Stephenson

Front-line Supervisor
Engineering Assistant
Production Planner
Inventory Supervisor
Quality Control Technician

Principles of Accounting I
Principles of Supervision
Employment Law and Regulations
Performance Management
Technical Drafting
Basic CAD
Industrial Safety
Manufacturing Quality Control
Manufacturing Management Practices
Principles of Industrial Management
Productivity Analysis I
Material and Capacity Planning
Prod. Activity Control
Inventory Management
Statistical Quality Control
Industrial Organization and Management
Machine Processes I
ISO 9000 Standards
ISO 9000 Internal Auditor

Students will be able to efficiently use an MRP (Materials Requirement Planning) to meet customer demands.
Students will be able to apply management skills in a lean environment.
Students will be able to identify waste to make a company more efficient.
Students will be able to develop processes to make a company more efficient.

East Carolina University – B.S. Industrial Technology