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Take the lead and accelerate your future  

Led and instructed by industry experts, uOttawa’s MEM degree builds your skills in engineering management and leadership. In this program, you will improve your ability to mobilize money, people, and technology to analyze, innovate, optimize, and excel.   

Your career will benefit too. The field of engineering management is currently experiencing significant growth - with a 19% employment growth and projected salary growth of 15% through 2025 in Canada.

Program Overview  

Our tailored curriculum has been collaboratively designed and developed by uOttawa’s Faculty of Engineering and the triple-accredited Telfer School of Management. The program begins with 4 compulsory core courses to build your basic competencies in these areas:  

  • Introduction to Engineering Management  
  • Principles of Accounting and Finance  
  • Principles of Management and Leadership  
  • Foundations of Project Management  

To supplement this core, you must then complete 6 courses from among four specialization modules. If you complete all of the courses in a module, it will be noted on your transcript, but you are free to choose any 6 courses. These are the modules:  

  • Data Analytics (3 courses)  
  • Advanced Project Management (3 courses)  
  • Product Innovation Management (3 courses)  
  • Operations Management (3 courses)   

Let’s now take a closer look at the Product Management and Innovation specialization module.

Product Management and Innovation Module  

Enhancing the core competencies, the Product Management and Innovation module focuses on mastering novel, systematic tools and methods for enabling, fostering and implementing high levels of creativity and innovation in technological organizations.  

In this specialized module, you will do the following:  

  • Examine factors that enhance individual and group creativity within organizations 
  • Develop and implement trial plans for design simulations, experiments and prototyping  
  • Learn best practices in product development and management within engineering  

Module Competencies

  • Creativity/Innovation/Invention 
  • Engineering Research & Development 
  • Product Development & Management