Description
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES IN NUCLEAR POWER
This course will teach management theory and best practices associated for a successful manager in the nuclear industry. The following topics presented and discussed: management theory and practice; ethics; generation economics across the U.S.; dispatch curves; implications of economic factors for existing and new nuclear plants and likely future changes; compensation theory and best practices; labor law issues and challenges common to the nuclear industry; contract law issues and challenges in the nuclear industry; management techniques for dealing with the diverse age groups; change management techniques and best practices in corporations; ethics challenges and issues in the nuclear field; management interactions with inpo and the nrc; project management techniques and practices; management's role in nuclear safety and security culture. Case studies of actual business situations will be studied.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
ME 2122
Academic Group
Swanson School of Engineering
Academic Organization
Mechanical Engineering
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PROG: Swanson School of Engineering
Typically Offered
Summer