Engineering Management - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Welcome to Engineering Management

The University of Canterbury Master of Engineering Management Programme is endorsed by the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) as a quality continuing professional development course. Our course has also been voted the "best and most comprehensive engineering management course in Australasia" by ACEME (Australasian Conference of Engineering Management Educators).

'There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living'. Nelson Mandela

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Applications are now open for 2018 and beyond.

APPLY NOW if you are interested.

Obtain the knowledge to become part of  the next generation of Senior Management. The MEM is valuable, it's fun and will change your life. Apply now for 2018 and beyond if you want an edge, and join those who will stand out - for life.
NOTE: MEM is also open to a limited number of suitable non-engineering graduates.

'A Guide to the Masters in Engineering Management' by Rupert Curlett [MEM 2015]

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2017 Annual Progress Presentations to Industry

Thursday 23 November 2017, 0830 to 1400 to be held at the George Christchurch, 50 Park Terrace, CHRISTCHURCH 8013

‘The skills I learned in team management will stick with me for the rest of my life...’

David White MEM
Interest Rate Risk Manager, ANZ Bank
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MEM Location

MEM Computer/Study Suite - Room E209A, Level 2, Civil/Mechanical Engineering Building
MEM Administration - Room E15, Level 2, Civil/Mechanical Engineering Building
MEM Lecture Room - TBC

UC Graduate a Global Leader

Nima Tshering, who graduated from UC with a Master of Engineering Management degree, said he was honoured to be named a Young Global Leader by the forum...

Roll of honor - MEM's excel

  • Lucy Foster (MEM 1995) completed MBA at Harvard
  • Grady Cameron (MEM 1997) and CEO of Delta Utilities, named the Young Energy Executive of the Year for 2014 at the annual Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards.
  • Blair Nelson (MEM 1997) completed MBA at the University of Michigan
  • Nima Tshering (MEM 2004) has been appointed as one of the only three Echidna Global Scholars for 2014 at the prestigious Brookings Institution think tank, USA
    - has obtained a full scholarship at the Harvard University John F Kennedy School of Government from 2010
    - Member 2013 Forum of Young Global Leaders
  • Kristen MacAskill (MEM 2006) completed ME at the University of Cambridge, currently a PhD candidate at University of Cambridge
  • Emily Bierre (MEM 2009) has won one of seven places from New Zealand into the Stanford Summer Institute of Entrepreneurship
  • Graeme Walker (MEM 2009) September 2015 Awarded PMI Emerging Project Manager of the Year
  • Jessica Templeton (MEM 2012) was awarded the Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Michael Richardson (MEM 2012) has won one of seven places from New Zealand into the Stanford Summer Institute of Entrepreneurship
  • Julia O’Brien (MEM 2014) obtained an internship at Ericsson in Silicon Valley
  • Wayne Vargis (MEM 2008) awarded the Jack Welch International Scholarship to complete an Executive MBA Washington DC
  • David Lill (MEM 2010) June 2016 Awarded 'Young Project Manager of the Year' at the PMI Australian National Awards
  • Ben Jar (MEM 2016) 'Best Student Paper' at the Electricity Engineers’ Association (EEA) Conference 22-24 June.

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