About Us

The Engineering Management Society (EMS) was founded in 1951, becoming the Technology Management Council (TMC) in 2007. In 2015 we transitioned to the Technology and Engineering Management Society. You can visit the historical site information of the EMS at http://ieee-tems.org/ems.

Vision, Mission, Values, and Field of Interest

TEMS Value Proposition

  • Help IEEE members to maintain essential engineering management skills;
  • Support the leadership career path of IEEE members;
  • Foster active knowledge transfer between the academic and practicing communities.

TEMS Mission

To advance, enhance, and improve essential management and leadership knowledge and skills of IEEE members.

TEMS Vision

To be the premier resource of essential management and leadership knowledge.

Field of Interest

The Field of Interest of the TEMS encompasses the management sciences and practices required for defining, implementing, and managing engineering and technology. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to: technology policy development, assessment, and transfer; research; product design and development; manufacturing operations; innovation and entrepreneurship; program and project management; strategy; education and training; organizational development and human behavior; transitioning to management; and the socioeconomic impact of engineering and technology management.


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