Masters in Technology Management in North America

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Those professionals who have been in the field of team management and who are looking for a more modern field often move into technology management. It allows them to be in a position to innovate at a high level. 

 

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Master (MSc)Technology Management

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 16 months September 2017 USA New York

Columbia University’s Executive M.S. in Technology Management prepares senior technology professionals to develop a strategic mindset, fine-tune their speaking and presentation skills, understand core business functions (such as finance, accounting, and leadership), and ultimately drive enhanced business performance through the use of technology. [+]

Masters in Technology Management in North America 2017. The demand for skilled and experienced leaders who can guide their firms to compete in today’s highly competitive, fast-paced, global, technology-based economy has never been higher. Columbia University’s Executive M.S. in Technology Management prepares senior technology professionals to develop a strategic mindset, fine-tune their speaking and presentation skills, understand core business functions (such as finance, accounting, and leadership), and ultimately drive enhanced business performance through the use of technology. The program emphasizes the importance of using technology in business for strategic advantage and improved productivity. Graduates typically assume positions as CIO, CTO, CAO, COO, CEO, or CSO, or as entrepreneurs. The program is also ideal for those pursuing CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification. To meet expanding industry needs for executive technology managers with distinct knowledge, the program offers five areas of focus: C-Level Management, Data Management and Analytics, New Business Ventures, Entertainment Technology Management, and Cybersecurity. The executive, cohort-based program is completed over a 16-month period, which includes flexible online and interactive learning using Columbia’s unique networked learning platform and five multi-day residences where students engage in intensive study and have the opportunity to network with other students, faculty, and industry leaders. Students choose a residency plan based in New York City or in Paris. One-on-One Executive Mentoring One of the unique ways the program prepares students for the challenges of technology leadership is through extensive, one-on-one, structured mentoring from accomplished technology leaders. Beginning in the second term, each student is matched with a seasoned executive best suited to provide informed, individualized guidance for developing a master’s project idea into a complete, portable asset that can move any career forward. Who Should Apply The program provides an intensive graduate education for motivated candidates who have already demonstrated professional accomplishment. The ideal candidate has a minimum of ten years’ experience in professional roles using technology to further business goals, with a résumé demonstrating a strong record of professional achievement and clear leadership potential. Diverse industries and specializations are represented in every incoming class. Students are admitted as part of a cohort that moves through each phase of the program together, learning from each other as much as from faculty, mentors, and guest lecturers. Curriculum 36 points for degree completion Combination of on-campus and online instruction Executive Master’s Schedule* Fall intake only 16 months to complete Executive Seminars Executive Mentorship Program (one mentor per student) * Enrollment in this program does not meet the full-time requirements for an F1 student visa. The Executive M.S. in Technology Management is a 16-month executive format program framed by five multi-day residencies. The curriculum includes required or core courses; elective courses in five areas of focus: C-Level Management, Data Management and Analytics, New Business Ventures, Entertainment Technology Management, and Cybersecurity; executive seminars; and the Master’s Project. Activities during the residencies connect directly to the other program components. Throughout the program, coursework is supported by a leading-edge online learning platform designed to enhance and extend the face-to-face residency experience. Full participation is critical for degree completion. Core Courses (Required for all Students) Required or core courses provide all students, regardless of their backgrounds, with the knowledge and skills technology executives must have to succeed in today’s fast-paced global environment. Through the study of relevant theoretical frameworks, strategies, and tools, students acquire the ability to consider technology challenges from varied perspectives. Case studies help students to apply these theories, strategies, and tools to develop solutions to challenges they face in their own industries and work environments and become highly effective leaders. Elective Courses Electives include courses designed expressly for the program’s areas of focus. Students may also select related courses offered at the University that may help them advance their professional and academic interests. The Mentor-Led Master’s Project The Master’s Project demonstrates students’ ability to apply their coursework towards a specific technology solution based on the area of focus chosen by the student — usually in the form of a product or service — to a complex, real-world business challenge, objective, or scenario. A unique feature of the M.S. program and this project is the pairing of each student with an executive mentor drawn from the program’s vast network of CIOs and technology executives. Faculty approve students’ proposals for the Master’s Project during the first term of study. By a “draft” process, students are then matched with a mentor, who is interested in the student’s project. Then one-on-one work with the executive mentor over 3 semesters of the program develops and strengthens the idea into a project plan that will ultimately produce a complete and entirely portable professional asset. Master’s Projects are based on real-world business opportunities or challenges and are often centered on a business scenario the student knows firsthand from his or her own professional experience. Executive Seminars Over the course of the program, and in partnership with the program’s community of faculty, peers, and industry leaders, students research, develop, test, and refine their Master’s Project solutions over three sequential academic terms, completing three chapters in succession: product or service realization, strategic planning and marketing, and operations management. These online Executive Seminars immerse students in additional knowledge regarding current trends and issues in high-level technology management, taught by multiple instructors, all of whom are industry experts in one of the program’s areas of focus. After each Executive Seminar, mentors review and discuss the progress of the Master’s Project with the student, offering the opportunity to seek advice about any aspect of the Project, from logistical business concerns to strategies for presentation and defense of the project before a review panel. Every student must “defend” each chapter orally in front of a panel of executives. Mentor Activities The mentor approaches and critiques the Master’s Project from the perspective of a seasoned executive, providing business context, identifying practical problems, honing solutions, challenging assumptions, offering guidance and contacts, and managing expectations. Meetings with the mentor simulate the real-world experience of working out complex solutions with a senior colleague. Online Coursework Many courses are enhanced through a highly interactive online experience that uses the School’s innovative distance learning platform. Students and faculty communicate through a unique social networking function in ways that extend and enhance the impact of traditional learning experiences. Courses typically include a combination of live events, asynchronous community-driven activities, and self-study. The online component does not substitute for the in-person residencies and coursework. Residencies The residency component is an essential part of a student’s development and preparation for a career as an executive. The face-to-face sessions provide group discussions and debates so that students can challenge their own views and benefit from the diversity of ideas put forth by their colleagues. Students are provided access to senior IT executives who present contemporary issues facing the profession. The experience allows students to assess their own views and develop new perspectives on their leadership style. The residencies also offer students the opportunity to network with industry leaders, get to know fellow students from around the world, and build a lifelong network of alumni, mentors, and faculty from the program. [-]

Master in Applied Engineering and Technology Management

Murray State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Murray

This program is designed for people wanting to further their knowledge of industrial management, leadership, and technology. [+]

Master in Applied Engineering and Technology Management This program is designed for people wanting to further their knowledge of industrial management, leadership, and technology. The program is intended for students having backgrounds in technology, engineering, science, or business management. Other backgrounds will be considered as long as the students have taken sufficient mathematics. Most graduates find employment in manufacturing or chemical processing industries. Core Courses (Required, 18 credit hours) CET 682 Industrial Ecology IET 684 Engineering Economic Analysis IET 687 Quality Control IET 691 Industrial Operations IET 693 Systems Management Technology IET 695 Industrial Supervision Typically, CET 682, IET 684, IET 691, and IET 693 are offered in the Fall semester, and IET 687 and IET 695 are offered in the Spring semester on campus. No core classes are offered in Summer semester. IET 687 requires an introductory background in statistical analysis. Students without an undergraduate statistics course are encouraged to take MAT 135, CIS 243, or an equivalent course before taking IET 687. On line courses are available through an agreement with WKU, EKU, and Morehead State that will substitute for many of the core courses. Contact the AETM program coordinator if you need to take one of these classes. Some courses from these other universities can also be counted as electives. Electives (12 credit hours minimum) Electives may be taken over a wide range of categories. Elective courses are the student’s choice based on career interests, course availability, and satisfaction of any prerequisites. The choices must be approved by your advisor as a part of the program of study. HDL courses, e.g. HDL 660, HDL 670, and HDL 692 are recommended. Students also take a variety of COM courses. Students with a technical or science background or an interest in environmental management can take CET 655 and CET 681. Presently, AETM students are typically not allowed to take courses with the following prefixes, regardless of academic background: ACC, BPA, CIS, FIN, MGT, and MKT. Enrollment in TSM courses is currently restricted to after the TSM students have enrolled. Independent study, special problems, workshop, and similar courses will only be allowed in special circumstances as approved by your advisor and the course instructor. [-]

Master in Innovation and Technology

Florida Polytechnic University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Lakeland

The Master of Innovation & Technology (MI&T) degree provides cutting edge research opportunities to students using state-of-the-art experimental or computational research facilities under the close supervision of faculty member(s). [+]

Masters in Technology Management in North America 2017. The Master of Innovation & Technology (MI&T) degree provides cutting edge research opportunities to students using state-of-the-art experimental or computational research facilities under the close supervision of faculty member(s). The College of Innovation & Technology has research strengths in diverse areas addressing present day challenges, as well as developing technologies for the future. The College offers graduate research in the following areas: Cloud Virtualization, Big Data Analytics, Health Informatics, Logistics, Materials & Supply Chain, Cyber Gaming, Information Assurance and Cyber Security. Upon completion of the Master of Science in Innovation & Technology Degree, students will be able to: - Utilize applied analysis of user requirements to design IT-based solutions. - Research capabilities for identification, evaluation and implementation of current technologies and consideration of their applicability to address individual and organizational needs. - Build team based projects and plans to develop, integrate and implement IT-based solutions from a managerial perspective. - Manage project based solutions for teams using the most current research techniques and industry practices to identify and define the requirements that must be satisfied to address user needs. - Utilize applied deployment and use of emerging computing techniques, skills, methods and theories. Master Degree Program Admissions Requirements Admission decisions are based on consideration of the applicant’s previous academic records, statement of purpose, resume and letters of recommendations. The following are the admissions requirements: - A bachelor degree in Engineering, applied sciences, or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited university - A minimum GPA of 2.7 in the last 60-semester credits attempted - Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for applicants with GPA less than 3.25. The GRE may be waived by the Graduate Student Advisor for applicants with a GPA of 3.25 or higher - A letter of interest - Two letters of recommendations [-]

Technology Management MBA (TMMBA)

University of Washington Foster School of Business
Campus Part time 18 months September 2017 USA Seattle

The TMMBA Program offers a rigorous business management curriculum with a technology focus and builds a network of experienced professionals while you study with knowledgeable faculty at a nationally ranked business school. [+]

Program Overview

 

The 18-month Technology Management MBA Program prepares you for leadership in the rapidly evolving technology sector with an executive-level view of the business and the skills to effectively manage people, innovation, operations and financial assets.

 

Curriculum for the business of technologyThe Technology Management MBA curriculum emphasizes the knowledge and skills you need to lead in the fast-paced, dynamic, technology-driven work environment. The cases, lectures and class discussion revolve around real technology companies and innovations. The knowledge and skills gained in the classroom can be applied to your organization's current challenges and goals. ... [-]