Elective Tracks

Customize your degree to match your career goals

As a Duke online Engineering Management student, you get to select courses for your specific interests and career goals.

Our Elective Tracks, detailed below, guide your choices by grouping courses by skill and potential job role. Or, you may pick the "Build Your Own" option and create your own custom track.

Choose your Track

Customer Experience and Product Design

Designing and improving products to meet or exceed customer expectations and to increase customer satisfaction, loyalty, and advocacy

Potential Job Roles

Dependent upon experience

  • Customer Experience Analyst
  • Customer Success Analyst
  • Quality Engineer
  • Software Engineer

Online Courses

  • EGRMGMT 542: Competitive Strategies
  • EGRMGMT 560: Project Management
  • EGRMGMT 575: Software Quality Management
  • EGRMGMT 576: Design Thinking and Innovation
  • EGRMGMT 578: Designing Customer Experiences
  • EGRMGMT 587: Data Visualization

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Data Analytics and Machine Learning

Preparation for roles using data analysis to improve, accelerate and transform a business, or even to disrupt an industry

Potential Job Roles

Dependent upon experience

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist

Online Courses

  • EGRMGMT 534: Quantitative Financial Analysis
  • EGRMGMT 585: Fundamentals of Data Science
  • EGRMGMT 587: Data Visualization
  • EGRMGMT 588: Machine Learning Principles and Applications

Course descriptions »

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Designing, operating and improving the supply systems required to create or deliver an organization's primary products and services

Potential Job Roles

Dependent upon experience

  • Operations Data Analyst
  • Supply Chain Data Analyst
  • Associate Supply Chain Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Process Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer

Online Courses

  • EGRMGMT 560: Project Management
  • EGRMGMT 562: Operations Management
  • EGRMGMT 563: Supply Chain Management
  • EGRMGMT 580: Decision Models

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Product Management

Preparation for planning, forecasting, producing, and/or marketing at all stages of the product life cycle

Potential Job Roles

Dependent upon experience

  • Associate Product Manager
  • Product Management Analyst
  • Product Development Engineer
  • Associate Offering Engineer

Online Courses

  • EGRMGMT 532: Advanced Finance for Technology-Based Companies
  • EGRMGMT 542: Competitive Strategies
  • EGRMGMT 576: Design Thinking and Innovation
  • EGRMGMT 572: Innovation Management
  • EGRMGMT 590.XX: Managing Product Development

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Technology Development and Commercialization

Preparation for job roles tasked with transforming innovations into solutions, frameworks, processes and workflows

Potential Job Roles

Dependent upon experience

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Technology Analyst
  • Associate Consultant
  • Strategy Analyst

Online Courses

  • EGRMGMT 532: Advanced Finance for Technology-Based Companies
  • EGRMGMT 542: Competitive Strategies
  • EGRMGMT 560: Project Management
  • EGRMGMT 572: Innovation Management
  • EGRMGMT 574: Commercializing Technology Innovations
  • EGRMGMT 576: Design Thinking and Innovation
 

Build Your Own

Design an elective track to fit your goals

Choose from among the courses in the tabs above and from the electives to customize a focus area of study to suit your career needs.

Myron Fletcher"For me, Duke MEM Online was a win-win. I remained fully engaged at work, but still made lifelong friendships and attended the beautiful campus of Duke!"

Myron Fletcher '18 | Boeing

The Duke Master of Engineering Management Online program (Duke MEM Online) was previously known as the Distributed Master of Engineering Management program (d-MEMP).