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Department of Industrial Engineering 
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Department of Industrial Engineering

About the Department

Industrial engineering is primarily about the effective and efficient utilisation of resources in both production and service-orientated enterprises.  The following are essential elements for professionals in the field of industrial engineering:

  • Design, development and industrialisation of new production or service delivery systems
  • Participation in continuous improvement programmes
  • Project management
  • Quality management
  • Technical and economical feasibility studies
  • Management of operational and support functions
  • Logistics engineering
  • Supply chain management
  • Facility layout planning

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2018 Qualification Info


Contact Details

Head of Department
Prof Khumbulani Mpofu


Undergraduate and Work Integrated Learning matters
Bets van Eeden
Tel: 012 382 4402


Postgraduate related matters

Ibbi van Rooyen
Tel: 012 382 4402