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Make Innovation a Priority in Just 5 Steps

Innovation_five_stepsby Susan Ottman, program director

Manufacturing is more than just fabricating and assembling goods for mass consumption. It’s innovating the way a product is made to improve lead time and maximize profit. Here are five key steps to make innovation …


Are You Learning Virtually…Or Only Virtually Learning?

by Matt Griswold, program director

Many online degree programs promote a rigorous learning experience while emphasizing instructor-student and student-student interaction. However, some programs’ interaction standards fall short, which can impact your learning experience.

Interaction can occur in many ways, including …


UW-Madison’s Sarlioglu Receives NSF CAREER Award

Bulent SarliogluUW-Madison’s Sarlioglu Receives NSF CAREER Award

MADISON, Wis. (1/15/16)—Bulent Sarlioglu, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at UW-Madison, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award …


UW-Madison Continues to Rank in Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

best-online-programs-grad-engineering2016UW-Madison Continues to Rank in Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin–Madison ranked sixth among schools offering high-quality online graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fifth year …


Key Performance Indicators: What To Measure in 2016

by Susan Ottmann, program director

Don’t spend another year missing your targets. Instead collecting and measuring every facet of performance, try zeroing in on fewer, more useful metrics.

Lean leaders recommend focusing on safety, quality, delivery, and cost. By using …


A New Year’s Resolution For Your Career: Get Educated in 2016

You may have already made a new year’s resolution for your personal life, but what about your professional life?

This year, resolve to advance your education and learn some new skills with a course, certificate program, or an online master’s …


UW-Madison to Offer New Online Manufacturing Systems Degree

Manufacturing engineers and engineering managers looking to advance to a senior position or drive even more productivity at their organizations can ramp up their skills with a new online graduate degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from UW-Madison.

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The program, Master …


How to Ensure Your Content Management System is Effective

The foundation of most of our business processes—including project management processes—is effective content management. Content management is important not just because of organizational efficiency, but for legal reasons. Using the wrong version of a drawing or document can lead to …



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