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ES973 - Technology Management

  • Module code: ES973
  • Module name: Technology Management
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

By their nature, product and service businesses are based upon a foundation of technology. Effective technology management integral with the overall business strategy is an essential prerequisite to sustainable competitive advantage for both emerging and mature businesses. This module generates an appreciation of the role of technology in the business and critically analyses how technological change through capture, development, integration and even divestment can be used to raise performance. These complex matters are dealt with within the context of external and internal constraints and the realities of product and technology life-cycles.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion participants will be able to: Appreciate the impact of technology on business and society; Understand and critique how technology can best be integrated in the pursuit of commercial success; Critically examine and assess the technological competence of a business; Identify technology needs in the context of the key business drivers and evaluate the means to access such technology; Understand how to influence decision makers when making a case for technology investment; Appreciate the benefits and apply the principles of technology implementation in multifunctional organisations; Evaluate and apply tools and techniques necessary to identify, assess and deliver technological change at an acceptable risk.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/structure/modules/tm/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES973-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Yildiz Technical University) (H71A) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Industrial Research and Technology Management (H7A7) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Yildiz Technical University) (H1Q1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Hong Kong) (H7BF) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (awarded jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic University) (H7BG) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (H1P2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) Warwick Award (H1P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (India) (H1PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1PI) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Singapore) (H1PS) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Awarded Jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni) (H1PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (H1PU) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) (H1X0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1X6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Hong Kong) (H1Y9) - Year 1
  • Engineering Business Management (India) (H1ZJ) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Malaysia) (H1ZK) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1ZM) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1ZW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Sustainable Automotive Engineering (H33K) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Hong Kong) (H6C4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Singapore) (H7A1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Industry Business Management (H7A9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Singapore) (H7B3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Service Management and Design (Thailand) (H7BE) - Year 1
  • Taught Postgraduate Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Hong Kong) (H7P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Process Business Management (H7P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (HKPU) (H7PA) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Business Management (H7PB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Process Business Management (H7PC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Home Fees) (H7PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Overseas and Self-Financing) (H7PE) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Thailand) (H7PN) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Thailand) (H7PP) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Hong Kong) (H7PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Russia) (H7PV) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in International Technology Management (HKIPA) (H7PZ) - Year 1