Does anyone know the difference between Engineering Management and Project Management?

I'll have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering soon and I'd like a future graduate degree in something related to management in my field. Which one is more adequate for a Civil Engineer? What is the exact difference between Engineering Management and Project Management?

Asked By: - 10/3/2011
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Engineering Management is subset of project management. For "Project management" there has to be a Project. Generally PM involves all of the disciplines that will be necessary to do market wants and needs and competition assessment, available plant/organizational resources, available facilities (space, power... More
Answered By: Nancy Liu - 10/5/2011
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Every company has their own definitions of job titles, so there is NO EXACT answer... More
Answered By: billrussell42 - 10/3/2011
Typically a project manager manages everyone involved in a given project from the engineers to the construction people as well as sub contractors. He may not be their direct supervisor but he does deal with them as far as his project is concerned... More
Answered By: oil field trash - 10/3/2011
A project manager is like the coordinator and director of the project. Within that project may be an engineering team with an engineering manager. Depending on the type of project, there may be hydraulic engineering teams, electrical engineering teams, software engineering teams etc... More
Answered By: Neville T - 10/3/2011
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