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MG7743 Advanced Trends in Technology Management & Innovation

Credits: 3.00

This course explores several trends that have emerged in the technology management and innovation arena in the past decade. These include the advent of digital-based innovation in the late 1990s which has had a profound affect on how many firms conduct business; the effect of the crash of the NASDAQ in March 2000 and the September 11 event which had a major effect on corporations which now had to operate within major economic and creative constraints; the development of the concept of networks as it relates to the organization and strategy of the firm; the development of the wireless technology platform and its effect on technology innovation; and the development of a new innovation paradigm which suggests a relationship between information technology, creativity, and business practices. The course emphasizes classroom discussions as well as team based and individual projects.

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing