Elective Tracks

Customize your degree to match your career goals

As a Duke Master of Engineering Management student, you select the courses to support the job role and career goals you have in mind.

Duke MEM Online's elective tracks help guide the choice of your four electives, by grouping courses by the skills needed to prepare you for your potential job role.

Each course reflects and supports our learning culture, which we call Professionalism and the Five Principles.

Our elective tracks are:

  • Customer Experience and Product Design
  • Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Product Management
  • Technology Development and Commercialization

You can also create your own custom track, or pursue an engineering discipline-focused track, with our "Build Your Own" option.

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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

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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 listed in the tabs above, and from the electives listed here, to customize a focus area of study to suit your career needs.

Duke MEM Online students take the same classes and earn the same degree as students in our campus program.

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