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Industrial Engineering Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


Faculty of Engineering & Technology via distance learning


Faculty of Engineering & Technology



Industrial Engineering via distance learning


In today's complex and competitive world, industrial engineers are increasingly urged to design, improve, and operate integrated systems of people, materials, equipment, and energy. This program applies fundamental principles from the engineering sciences to efficiently design and analyze large industrial systems both in the production and service sectors. This program is also known as Systems Engineering.


Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer
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Industrial Engineering Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Industrial Engineering.


This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Agricultural Engineering - Chemical Engineering - Civil Engineering - Computation Engineering - Earthquake Engineering - Electrical Engineering - Electronics Engineering - Energy Engineering - Engineering Economics - Engineering Science - Environmental Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering - Hydraulic Engineering - Maintenance Engineering Management - Materials Science Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Mechatronic Engineering - Military Engineering - Mining Engineering - Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering - Project Engineering Management - Social Engineering - Software Engineering - Structural Engineering - Telecommunication Engineering .


Specialist - Expert Diploma - Industrial Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Industrial Engineering via distance learning = 42 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.


Bachelor's Degree - Industrial Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Industrial Engineering via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 40 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Technological Management.


Master's Degree - Industrial Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Industrial Engineering via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Technological Management. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).


Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Industrial Engineering Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Industrial Engineering via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Technological Management. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).



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Industrial Engineering Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):

1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...


Industrial Production
This course of industrial production deals with how to optimize production and the importance of the industrial sector. Industrial goods are materials used in the production of other goods, while consumer goods are finished products that are sold to and used by consumers. All goods result from machinery, manufacturing plants, raw materials, and any other good or component used by an industrial production process.
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer

Production Strategy
This course shows the importance of production planning, control, and strategy in modern manufacturing organizations. It covers production and operations strategy, subjective and objective forecasting, inventory planning, and control. It also reviews Just-in-time Production (JIT), Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS), and Optimized Production Technology (OPT).
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer

Manufacturing Systems Integration
This course explains the need for the integration of manufacturing systems and deals with the multitude of their practical problems. The engineering details covered include the types of communication links available between systems, communication standards, and hardware platform alternatives. The management concepts discussed are namely the top-down design/bottom-up implementation approach to system integration, long-range planning and management of integration projects, security issues, and human factors.
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer

Technological Management
This course provides the technical savvy and business skills for planning, manufacturing, and engineering. It offers an interdisciplinary examination of the problems encountered in integrating technology and innovation into processes and products; evaluating tangible and intangible aspects of new technology adoption; management of research and development; functional integration of marketing and operations; and the critical role that technology plays in achieving top management objectives.
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer

Management Information Systems
This course analyzes information systems and their role in organizations. It focuses on the management of information resources for optimum performance. It reviews hardware, software, data storage, and telecommunication technologies, and considers the issues of emerging technologies, social and ethical concerns, security, and control. It explains the best use of computers to minimize cost and optimize results.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez Salgado

Systems Analysis & Design
This course studies the systems development cycle for best planning, feasibility of the project, staffing, and scheduling. It investigates current business systems and their problems, the definition of business needs and requirements, and the evaluation of alternative solutions. It shows how a company organizes itself to use data processing equipment more effectively.
Academic Supervisor: Ahmad Khodaverdi Darian

Automation Management
This course presents an evolutionary process perspective on technology strategy, automation, and innovation. It covers managing innovation, technology life cycles, forecasting, and managing R&D, personnel, and projects. It teaches how to integrate technology and automation to further develop a firm's technological competencies and capabilities. It also covers current methods, tools, and associated equipment used for current industrial automated processes.
Academic Supervisor: Higinio Menendez Milanes

Supply Chain Management
This course focuses on the analysis and management of material and information flows throughout the supply chain; including aspects of product design and configuration, inventory modeling and planning, network configuration, and supply channel flow management and forecasting.
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer

Process Improvement Management
This course focuses on the technical and teaming skills necessary to achieve quality-processes. Topics include: understanding quality, the improvement cycle, quality tools, eliminating complexity from work, and implementing quality in processes, activities, and organizations. It also covers statistical process control and methods employed in the assurance of product conformance to quality specifications. It provides an analytical approach to solving problems in quality engineering process design and costs.
Academic Supervisor: Ronald D. Fite

Operations Management
This course provides an analytical approach to solving problems in production and operations management. It examines quantitative methods for designing and analyzing manufacturing operations, simulation of manufacturing operations, and recent issues in manufacturing including just-in-time production, synchronous manufacturing, and agile manufacturing. It also covers current competitiveness-enhancing techniques like continuous improvement, benchmarking, and business process re-engineering.
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer

Engineering Systems Simulation
This course explains the methods of developing, implementing, and using computer simulations for management and engineering processes, project monitoring, equipment failure, risk analysis, and forecasting. It includes common simulation and forecasting mistakes, data sources and quality, and presenting and using forecasts and simulation for decision analysis.
Academic Supervisor: Ahmad Khodaverdi Darian

Engineering Economics
This course of engineering economics studies the analysis of the economic consequences of engineering decisions. Engineers seek solutions to problems considering the economic viability of each potential solution along with the technical aspects. Engineering economics involves formulating, estimating, and evaluating the economic outcomes of the different alternatives to accomplish a defined purpose.
Academic Supervisor: Mario V. González Fuentes

Total Quality Management
This course discusses how quality can be achieved in all areas of an organization, including design, production, marketing, customer services, and personnel. It examines how firms create value through quality and how decisions in the areas of capacity, facilities, technology, vertical integration, workforce, quality, production planning, materials control, and organization influence a firm's ability to add value.
Academic Supervisor: Ronald D. Fite

Industrial & Systems Engineering
This course surveys both the traditional and modern topics of industrial and systems engineering. It covers fundamentals of production system design and control, methods engineering, work measurement, ergonomics, facilities planning and design, production planning, and inventory and quality control. Life cycle costing, reliability, and maintainability are integrated into the vertical design process in order to achieve the overall goal of maximum cost effectiveness.
Academic Supervisor: Wolf Dettmer



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Industrial Engineering Online via distance learning

Recommended Professional References.

Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional.


Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...


AAEE - Australasian Association for Engineering Education
ABCE - Associação Brasileira de Consultores de Engenharia
ABEMEC - Associação de Engenharia Mecânica e Industrial
ABEMI - Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Industrial
ACE - Association for Consultancy and Engineering
ACOSTE - Association of Cost Engineers
AFM - Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
AILA - Asociación de Industriales Latinoamericanos
ALEIIAF - Asociación Latinoamericana de Estudiantes e Ingenieros Industriales y Afines
AMT - Association for Manufacturing Technology
APINGOI - Asociación Profesional de Ingenieros de Organización Industrial
ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education
AWID - Association of Women Industrial Designers
BEMA - British Engineering Manufacturers Association
EIA - Engineering Industries Association
ENGC - Engineering Council (UK)
FEBRAE - Federação Brasileira de Associações de Engenheiros
FENEMI - Federação Nacional de Engenharia Mecânica e Industrial
FIDIC - Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs Conseils
FIM - Fédération des Industries Mécaniques
GAMBICA - Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology
IACEE - International Association for Continuing Engineering Education
IAENG - International Association of Engineers
ICSID - International Council of Societies of Industrial Design
IDSA - Industrial Designers Society of America
IEEE TEMS - Technology and Engineering Management Society
IESF - Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France
IET - Institution of Engineering and Technology
IFEES - International Federation of Engineering Education Societies
IIE - Institute of Industrial Engineers
IQS - Industrial Quick Search Directory
IRED - Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors
LACCEI - Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions
MTA - Machine Tools Technologies Association
NAAAEA - National Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects
NSBE - National Society of Black Engineers
SEFI - Societé Européene pour la Formation des Ingénieurs
SHPE - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 
SME - Society of Manufacturing Engineers
SWE - Society of Women Engineers
WFEO - World Federation of Engineering Organizations
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Admission requirements - Industrial Engineering

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...


Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...


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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education


This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...


Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...


Duration - Industrial Engineering Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...


All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.


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Faculty of Engineering & Technology via distance learning

Industrial Engineering Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


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