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A commitment to optimizing industrial processes

High levels of uncertainty caused by a turbulent global environment and generate business organizations operating in the country see the need for innovation in product technology, process and management to maintain and improve their competitive position.

In this environment, graduates of the Master of Industrial Engineering will be able to analyze and optimize production systems of goods and services within an organization, using the various tools of industrial engineering, to respond effectively to the needs of industry and contribute to social and technological development in the region.

First Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
Technology Management 4 4     E None
Quality Management 4 4     E None
Optimization Models 4 4     E None
Research Planning 12 3 9 9 I None
TOTAL 24          

Second Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
Operations Management 4 4     E None
Environmental and Safety Management 4 4     E None
Project Management 4 4     E None
Thesis Workshop I 12 3 9 9 I None
TOTAL 24          

Third Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
Industrial automation 4 2 4   E None
Managing the Supply Chain 4 2 4   E None
Thesis Workshop II 12 3 9 9 I None
elective 1 4 4     E None
TOTAL 24          

Fourth Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
Logistics 4 4     E None
Manufacturing Systems 4 4     E None
Thesis Workshop III 12 3 9 9 I None
Elective 2 4 4     E None
TOTAL 24          
credits Total: 96

E: Course of the specialty
I: Subject of thesis research and development
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It analyzes the global trends of technological development, innovation and industrial process control, addressing issues such as process automation, technological surveillance, industrial property, transfer and technology foresight.

Conception of quality and new management philosophies. Consumer demands and the competitiveness of the manufacturer. Determinants of quality. Motivation for quality. Time production. Full control of production. Plant configuration. Control the production line. Buy just in time. Quality circles. Ex-post control. Organization of quality control. Diagnosis of quality management. Optimization Model. The mathematical models. Analysis and diagnosis of results. Transport algorithms, resource allocation and product mix. Programming with integer variables. Criteria for decision making under uncertainty. Criteria for decision making under risk. Proper management compensation purposes. Channel customer service. Programming projects.

Science, Research and Technology. The scientific method. Identification of problems. Objectives and strategies. Project Design Research Framework. Sources of information. Hypothesis and variables. Types of hypotheses. Research designs. Nonexperimental design. Experimental design.

The production system and setting goals. Organization of operations, planning, scheduling and control, global manufacturing networks: classification, criteria, policy and planning. The production system, and setting goals. Design and process analysis, mapping tools, capacity, productivity and activity levels. Work study, processes, time and motion.

Sustainable development and competitiveness. Programs of adaptation to the environment. Environmental impact assessment. Cleaner Production. Savings and energy audits. Environmental management systems and cleaner production. Environmental indicators. Interpretation of ISO 1400. Security in the Enterprise. Psychological Safety Devices. Economic incentives. Specific Legislation. Accidents, their causes. Ideal working environment. Prevention. Occupational Hygiene. Defense System. First Aid. System monitoring and plant protection. Design and Implementation of Risk Management.

Stages of a project. Feasibility of a project. Supply and Demand in the market. Definition of a project. Activity matrix. Time. Costs. Network at minimal cost. CPM-PERT with open diagram. Limited resources. Elasticity. Probability of delay. Logical framework. Social Indicators. Environmental, socio-economic and institutional. Qualitative analysis of a project appraisal process. Economic analysis. Management and Control.

Application of research techniques to develop the thesis. Structuring the thesis plan. Analysis techniques and data collection. Tentative Outline thesis. Approval of the thesis plan.

Factors involved in the decision automation. Automatic Control. Analog computers. Machine tools with numerical control. Operational calculus, transfer functions. Dynamic control systems. Numerically controlled machine tools. Robotics. Flexible manufacturing system (FMS). Computer Aided Design (CAD). Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Models of industrial automation.

Integration with production logistics. Logistics network configuration. The value of information. Strategic distributions. Customer service. Distribution channels. Global logistics. Logistical resources. Storage and packaging. Logistics information systems. Design of the supply chain. Information systems for supply chain. Distribution strategies. Techniques for determination of distribution routes.

Collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of research results. Review outline of thesis work. Structuring and approval of Draft Thesis.

Supply chain concept and its link with the logistics. Logistic models. Logistics strategy and link with other areas of the company. Information, technology and management. Logistics of supply. Distribution logistics. Transport management: methods, operations, organization. Negotiation with suppliers. Warehouse management: analysis and planning. Analysis of centralization: stock and transport. International Logistics.

Management team and modern manufacturing techniques, planning and design includes an integrated manufacturing system. Planning and control of manufacturing processes. Effective integration of materials, processes, technology and information. Efficient use of new technologies, methodologies and human and financial resources. Continuous improvement.

Structure of the thesis. Introduction. Analysis of foundation. Method and procedure. Results. Conclusions and recommendations. References and annexes. Formal aspects of writing the definitive work of the thesis. Presentation and oral presentation of the thesis.


It includes aspects of management accounting, cost allocation criteria, direct and absorption costing, activity-based costing (Activity Based Costing). The relevance of the cost for making decisions, considering basic concepts such as balance point and the opportunity cost. Review the economic criteria in the operating decisions.

Key financial indicators of the company and its accounting interpretation. The aggregation and control systems and the effect of time on the value of money. Tools for financing purchases of inventories and fixed assets of the company. Purchase of assets. Replacement of equipment. Leasing. Decisions to hire or buy. Decisions to buy or produce.

Basic designs of business organizations. The organizational structure. Types of structures that are best suited to companies. Functional organization. Matrix organization. Organization processes. Team organization. Particular organizational types. Strategy and structure. The organization chart. Career plan. Organizational culture.

Role of the production system within a competitive business framework. Input-output matrix of an industrial company. Elements of costs and expenses in an organization. Importance of the equilibrium model. The structuring and budgetary control and management tools. Importance of standard costs in decision-making. Statistical Quality Control. Risk of product use and product liability. Control of the process mean. Control of process variation.

Strategic thinking. Formulation of the strategy. Analysis of the industry. Value chain. Core competencies. Activities and resources. Vertical integration. Diversification. Strategic alliances. Creating competitive advantage. Competitive dynamics. Flexibility and strategic commitment. Implementation and maintenance of competitive advantage.

Marketing Management. Mix strategy and product development. Analysis of market opportunities and threats and strengths and weaknesses of the product. Segmentation and positioning. Commercial mixture, implementation and control of the marketing plan. Product strategies for the leader, challenger and focused.

Human Resource Management and its impact on the organization. Human Resource Management: planning, needs assessment, career, employment and dismissal, performance management and development, compensation, wages and benefits. Managing organizational change processes. Labor law, hiring procedures, collective bargaining.

Selected Topics
The course aims to supplement their studies on issues of modern industrial engineering specifically in new technologies and business management tools, not covered in regular courses at the Masters.

  • Cost for Decision Making
  • Financial Instruments
  • Organization and Management
  • Productivity and Quality
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Human Resource Management
  • selected topics

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  • Aimed primarily at Industrial Engineering Professional.
  • Belonging to other engineering professionals and professionals in the field of management and related areas.
  • To participate in the program you must meet the admission requirements

Graduate Profile
The graduate of the Master of Industrial Engineering will be able to:

    • Apply your skills and advanced knowledge to design, implement and continuously improve production systems, service, quality and decision making in organizations, with the goal of increasing productivity and competitiveness.
    • Leading technological innovation through research, design, planning, development and implementation of solutions in the field of Industrial Engineering.
    • Formulate proposals and research and technological development.
    • Participate in research, teaching, technology development, consulting, and project management in the academic and business.
    • Working recognizing the value of the human element in promoting their welfare organizations based on respect, trust and recognition of the potential contained in each individual.
    • Promote and lead the development of a culture of innovation in organizations.
  • Production and Operations Research and Logistics analysis, automation, clean technologies, planning and production control.
  • Business Process: Studies and analysis of models, techniques for quality, organization, safety and environment.
Applicants have to submit the following documents to apply for the Masters in question
  • A photocopy of diploma, FEDAT by the home university.
  • An original certificate or photocopy FEDAT college at the University of origin. For overseas graduates, will present the proper degree validated or recognized by the ANR (National Assembly of Rectors).
  • A certified photocopy of the ID by a notary public.
  • A passport-size photos (no eyeglasses on white background).
  • Original receipt of payment for registration.
  • Sheet 1 (data of the applicant) and Sheet 2 (curriculum vitae).
  • Single copy resume documented.
  • A CD with the following scans: Bachelor's degree, Certificates of Studies 1 and 2 card, identity card, original payment voucher.
REGISTRATION concept amount
EPG Graduate School Enrollment 207-010 S/. 52.00
Graduate Tuition UPG Unit - Students Admitted 172-010 S/. 258.00
UPG Unit Graduate Tuition - Regular Students 172-010 S/. 348.00

BOARD OF EDUCATION concept Total amount

Master of Industrial Engineering

172-011 S/. 2700.00

Prices are stated in nuevos soles.

Payments are made in the Office of Economics at the School of Industrial Engineering, or placing deposits UNMSM Dollars in Savings Account No. 000270016684 Financial Bank on behalf of the Faculty of Industrial Engineering UNMSM.

Mondays and Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Saturday from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm (subject to change)


Industrial Engineering Faculty - Campus UNMSM
Venezuela Av 3400, Lima Fencing
Phone: (511) 619-7000 Annex 1805/1819
Yesenia Cárdenas Rojas
E-mail: yesenia.cardenas@industrial.unmsm.pe
Sahira Aguilera Osorio
E-mail: sahira.aguilera@industrial.unmsm.pe
E-mail: maestriafii@industrial.unmsm.pe
Sitio web: www.upgindustrial.edu.pe

  • Starting 2013 - I: April
  • Starting 2013 -II: August
Industrial Engineering Faculty - Campus UNMSM: Av Venezuela 3400, Lima
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