Presenting at the AIM Conference in Groningen

The European Academy for Industrial Management (AIM) invited co-author Torbjørn Netland and me to speak at their 45th annual conference in Groningen, NL, about what students should learn in Industrial Engineering and Management and how they should learn it. AIM is a society of academics in the field, and they had a keen interest in our Introduction to Manufacturing.

This was the opportunity for me to present our concept of Industrial Engineering as the engineering of human work and for Torbjørn to describe innovations in teaching methods that were accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in the use of video materials in flipped classrooms and the application of AI in interactions with students.

We don’t want our book used for boring lectures!

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