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Developing an Outcome-Based Industrial and Systems Engineering Program
Alfares, Hesham K.; Al-Turki, Umar M.; Duffuaa, Saleh O.;
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 Abstract
In this paper, a systematic methodology is proposed for developing an outcome-based undergraduate Industrial and Systems Engineering Program at the Systems Engineering Department of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Saudi Arabia. This program is an upgrade of the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IE/OR) option, which has been in existence since 1984 and has been revised several times since then. The methodology and process used is motivated by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 2000 criteria and has been employed to develop the program's objectives and outcomes. Subsequently, a curriculum is designed that is expected to deliver the objectives and outcomes. The paper presents the methodology, objectives, outcomes and the developed curriculum of the outcome-based program.
 Keywords
Industrial and Systems Engineering;Engineering Education;Program Objectives;Program outcomes;
 Language
English
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