Technology and Innovation Management Strategy (ETIM) 686

Technology and Innovation Management Strategy

Delivery Mode: Online

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Students must have successfully completed Phase 1 of the MBA program before taking this course.

Faculty: Faculty of Business

Program: Master of Business Administration

For current students a detailed course description is available in the MBA student handbook. For anyone not in the program interested in this course please visit the following website: http://business.athabascau.ca/graduate-program/elective-technology-innovation-management-strategy-etim-686/

Description

This course has two specific areas of emphasis: the management of technology and the adoption of innovation strategies. The course provides students the opportunity to attain a deeper understanding of contemporary technology issues in five related areas. These are information technology, Internet strategy, environmental management, building capabilities, and entrepreneurship in high technology. The course also challenges students to explore the key role of innovation in the context of planning, implementing, evaluation, and control within organizations whether these innovations have been generated internal to the organization or acquired from external sources.

Athabasca University Library: Students are encouraged to browse the Library's Web site to review the Library collection of journal databases, electronic journals, and digital reference tools: http://library.athabascau.ca.

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.

Updated April 22 2015 by Student & Academic Services