DETAILED COURSE CONTENT



Course Code :

COMT31152


Title :

Management of Technology


Type/Status :

Compulsory

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This course is aims to provide the students with a comprehensive conceptual understanding of the key terminology of managing technology.  Also this course provides the knowledge of understanding the technology related competitiveness planning of technology in a business.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • understand the role of technology in a business
  • identify the factors of competitiveness in relation with technology
  • develop a technology plan and strategies

Course Content : Introduction to technology, role of technology in the society, critical factors in managing technology, managing the technology, technology life cycle, competitiveness, technology strategy, technology acquisition and exploitation, technology transfer

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Discussions, Assignments

Scheme of Evaluation:

End semester examination, Assignments and Tests

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.


Recommended Readings: Tarek Khail, (2000), Management of technology: The key to competitiveness and wealth creation, McGraw-hill international editions

Thamhain Hans J., (2005), Management of Technology – Managing Effectively in Technology-intensive Organizations, John Willey & Sons

Journal of Technology Management and Innovation

Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Elsevier