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Managing in Technology Based Industries

Course Aims
  1. To provide a development pathway for strategic technical leaders who have organisational senior management responsibility in an engineering, scientific or technology-based business.
  2. To provide a thorough knowledge and understanding of appropriate managerial and leadership skills in an engineering, scientific or technology-based business.
  3. To support the development of strategic leaders across all engineering, scientific or technology-based sectors.
  4. To enable participants to develop general critical thinking skills in the analysis and implementation of business and leadership solutions.
Course Learning Outcomes
  • Comprehensive knowledge of systems thinking,
  • Comprehensive knowledge of knowledge/data management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of programme management
  • Understand and develop competitive strategies and entrepreneurialism
  • Understand and develop approaches to effective decision making
  • Understand and develop approaches to make effective use of big data
  • Understand and develop insight to implement and manage change.
  • Understand, evaluate and develop macro level and inter-organisational influencing and negotiation strategies
Module Requirements for the MSc in Managing in Technology Based Industries

Candidates for the MSc will be required to take 180 credits, including 60 credits from the Required list and 60 credits from the Optional list, as well as a dissertation project.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma will be required to take 60 credits from the Required list and 60 credits from the Optional list.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate will be required to pass 60 credits from the Required list.

 

Definition of terms:

  • Core: students must pass the module (50% or above)
  • Optional core: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this list and must achieve a pass (50% or above).
  • Required: students must achieve mark of 40% or above on the module
  • Defined Elective: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this limited list
  • Optional (elective) modules: students may take any remaining credits from this list after satisfying the list requirements outlined above
  • Students are still required to achieve the stated amount of passed credits and credits failed in the 40s for award as per General PGT Regulations page

Course regulations are written as the basis on which awards can be made. They are not written to make any guarantee of which optional modules may be available in any location in a specific academic year.

 

21/22: Managing in Technology Based Industries – Part Time Programme

List

Module Code

Module Name

Credits

Dissertation

WM009-60

MSc Dissertation

60

Required

ES93B-15

Personal Leadership and Influencing Change

15

WM909-15

Financial Analysis and Control Systems

15

WM912-15

People in Organisations

15

WM929-15

Intelligent Organisations at Work

15

Optional

Select 4 x 15 credit modules from WMG’s portfolio of modules offered on the part time programmes. Subject to availability, prerequisites and suitability as indicated: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/prof-ed/postgraduate/short/postgradc/mods/

 

Students may apply to the Programme Management for exemptions from specific modules, and, if granted, must select an alternative appropriate elective module to comply with the module requirements for the course. Modules listed under other WMG modular master’s degree regulations may be available to candidates for these awards as a replacement for those listed above, subject to approval by the Director of Studies.