About Us

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering is the disciplined, systematic, and holistic approach to the management of human resources, equipment, materials, capital, energy, information, and its environment. It covers three major areas of study namely; Production and Operations Management, Operations Research or Management Science, and Human Factors Engineering or Ergonomics. It seeks to design and/or improve systems to achieve maximum efficiency, effectiveness, quality, and investment return; minimum waste, losses, and costs; improve employee satisfaction, welfare, and performance; manage impact of business operations in its environment.

The Department of Industrial Engineering is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as a Center of Excellence.


We envision DLSU-IE to be an internationally recognized academic leader in creating, disseminating, and applying systems engineering innovations to spearhead sustainable industry and national development.


Our mission is to create knowledge, promote innovation, and design systems improvements for the benefit of industry and government by: (1) crafting relevant curricula; (2) mentoring students to be technically competent Industrial Engineers and life-long learners; and (3) conducting progressive researches geared towards national and international development.

We shall be guided by faith, ethics, and morals in our pursuit of efficiency, proficiency, and sustainability.

Accreditation, Awards, and Recognition

The undergraduate programs of the Gokongwei College of Engineering including the BS in Industrial Engineering program have been granted 5-year accreditation by the Philippine Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU) from May 2016 to May 2021. They have also been given Level IV accreditation status by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP).

Aside from these, the Commission on Higher Education has named the Industrial Engineering Department as a Center of Excellence – the only CHED-designated COE in the country in the field of IE as per CHED CMO No. 15 Series of 2016.

Expected Lasallian Graduate Attributes (ELGAs)

The Expected Lasallian Graduate Attributes (ELGAs) focus on the knowledge, skills and attributes that graduates should acquire and demonstrate in their course of studies and internships as evidence of accomplishing the school’s vision-mission. These ELGAs also reflect the graduate’s capacity for lifelong learning and transfer of knowledge in the workplace.

ELGA Skills, Knowledge, Attributes
Critical and Creative Thinker (CCT)
  • Generates ideas with resourcefulness, originality & insight
  • Responds to multiple experiences and ideas
  • Uses innovative problem solving skills and methods
  • Constructs & applies knowledge to make meaning & communicate ideas

Effective Communicator (ECO)
  • Communicate effectively in a range of context
  • Listens actively and responds appropriately
  • Communicates in various forms (oral, written, visual)
  • Expresses ideas critically & clearly for a variety of purposes

Reflective Life- Long Learner (RLL)
  • Critically reflects on problems/issues to shape ideas
  • Critically evaluates on assumptions & values
  • Plans, organizes, manages & evaluates own thinking
  • Develops awareness of spiritual nature/religious 
significance of life

Service-Driven Citizen (SDC)
  • Creates products that achieve their purpose & for appropriate audience
  • Develops & incorporates Christian leadership skills
  • Develops & practices interpersonal skills
  • Nourishes relationship with God, others & the 
  • Evaluates moral and ethical responsibilities

Innovator and constant seeker of improvement (IE)
  • Critically evaluates the system to identify potential improvement
  • Proposes improvements considering constraints and limitations
  • Practices continuous improvement

For more information, please click http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/offices/qao/assessment-and-accreditation.asp

Contact Information

Office of the Chair
Brother Andrew Gonzales Hall, 8th Floor
2401 Taft Avenue
1004 Manila, Philippines

Tel. Nos.: (632) 524-4611 loc. 220
Telefax: (632) 524-0563
Email (Chair) : chairIE@dlsu.edu.ph
Website: http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/academics/colleges/coe/ie/default.asp
URL: www.dlsu.edu.ph