Must beware of a silent water well, a quiet dog and a silent enemy. Jewish Proverb The engineering faculties of national universities, public and private, in this generation require the necessary changes in the curriculum of industrial engineering degree currently offered, in order to define the profile of the engineer who needs Venezuela plus, with the defining characteristic of a turbulent national scene, uncertain, risky as currently presented, the product of the current management of the Bolivarian revolutionary government under the responsibility of Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez, who has led towards inculcating the so-called XXI Century Socialism actions that have generated serious conflicts, bumps in the business sector in the country, significantly affecting the operation, productivity of enterprises, especially SMEs, in which a number have ceased operations and others, they do low productivity.
Of course, all this is added, the significant role of globalization which has led to changes, challenges in ways that can not be overlooked in industrial engineering education, such as technology, the characteristics of products and services that consumers demand today, and all the mainstreaming of human the operation, efficiency, productivity for the new technology. Nor can overlook all that process management, which today is required to ensure productivity, profits, low cost, reliability, operability, efficiency, continuous improvement, zero defects, and everything related to the new vision development paradigm that the overall quality required and are necessary to ensure competitiveness. Faculties should identify more with the role that the industrial engineer is required to determine the needs of business and what the engineer can assist in all matters to ensure productivity, efficiency in production.