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Washington State University Graduate School

Engineering and Technology Management, METM

Student Learning Outcomes


All graduates will be able to:

  1. Formulate and execute plans in a technical environment while managing limited resources.
  2. Work effectively on multi-disciplinary teams to accomplish an objective and make significant contribution to its outcome.
  3. Provide leadership, motivation and relevant feedback to team members by prioritizing and identifying critical issues, and by constructively challenging current assumptions and practices to find innovative solutions.
  4. Demonstrate ability to clearly articulate ideas to a range of audiences with both oral and written communication skills while fostering open communication with active listening skills.
  5. Identify and articulate ethical issues to make decisions consistent with societal and organizational standards.
  6. Apply measurement and analytical tools to improve process systems to increase the quality of products and/or services and to provide leadership, guidance, and assistance to coworkers when implementing changes.
  7. Anticipate the local and global impact of decisions, remain current in technological development, and remain cognizant of current local and international issues.






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