Management of Technology, M.S. Online

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Management of Technology

 

Why Management of Technology?

As industries become more technology-driven, there is an increased demand for skillsets to integrate critical decision making with technology. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, 50% of U.S. annual GDP growth is attributed to increases in innovation; this brings about a need for technical managers with solid business acumen and insights to manage tech-intensive businesses. A master’s degree in Management of Technology will place you at the forefront for leading roles in areas such as Operations, Sales, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Consulting in a wide range of industries.

Why NYU Tandon for Management of Technology?

 

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If you are looking to make a difference in the new digital economy, where bridging the gap between management and technology is crucial, you should enroll in NYU School of Engineering’s online Master’s in Management of Technology (MOT). If you are a mid-career manager or member of a technical staff, the program is technology based and industry-driven, allowing you to create and deliver value to your organization.

MOT is your unique path to management, leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking, and creativity for 21st century leaders. Encompassing a broad range of industry sectors, the degree is your fast track to high-tech leadership. It also features IBM-requested course electives, focusing on communication and design of technology.

Offered for more than 25 years, the Management of Technology program is privileged to have renowned faculty from multinational organizations and government bodies; our faculty brings industry experience to the classroom, imparting current knowledge and infusing business acumen with technology.

Admission Information

In order to be eligible to apply for any of our Master’s programs, you must meet the following criteria:

You must hold a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution, which includes a minimum of four years of full-time study. Bachelor of Engineering degrees (based on 180+ ECTS credits) may also be considered. Attention will be given to the programs accredited by ABET and programs accredited/approved by other various regional accrediting associations.


The program does not have any specific prerequisite requirement outside of the general requirements as set forth by NYU. The program is comprised of individuals from diverse educational backgrounds such as engineering and management. The prerequisites required, if any, will be decided by the concerned academic adviser of the program and the admissions office only after the enrollment decision is made.


Curriculum

3 Credits Organizational Behavior MG-GY6013
Introduction to theory, research and practice to better understand human behavior in organizations. Topics include motivation and job satisfaction; decision making; group dynamics; work teams; leadership; communication; power, politics and conflict; organization culture, structure and design; impact of technology; management of work stress; organizational change and development; and career management. Analysis of organizational behavior problems by self assessments, case studies and simulations.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Economics MG-GY6083
This course covers the fundamentals of microeconomics needed by managers. Topics include demand theory (theory of the consumer) including models of demand, demand elasticity and demand forecasting; supply theory (theory of the firm) including diminishing returns, profit maximizing production levels, labor/capital tradeoffs and long-run vs. short-run issues; market structures and how they affect opIMal production and profit levels. Other topics include positive and negative externalities and government intervention, including regulation, tariffs and subsidies. All topics emphasize managerial application.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate Standing
3 Credits Accounting & Finance MG-GY6093
Elements of accounting and finance of importance to managers. Analysis of principles and practices of the finance function. Financing methods for internal and external ventures and innovations; capital budgeting; R&D portfolio analysis. Contrast of strategic perspectives emphasizing innovation and development with those emphasizing short-term return and investment
Prerequisite(s): Graduate Standing
3 Credits Global Innovation MG-GY7953
This course focuses on global technology-enabled innovation. Topics covered include accessing global sources of innovation, coordination and organization of activities worldwide, new product development globally, the role of revitalized global R&D, growing prominence of IT and e-Business in global innovation, and the role of alliances and linkages with customers, suppliers and other third parties.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing


Must take any three from the following:

3 Credits Operations Management MG-GY6303
This course focuses on developing a deeper understanding of the role that operations management plays in determining business strategy and in developing competitive advantage. The primary emphasis is on how to develop and effectively manage operations in knowledge-intensive enterprises. Participants discuss the operational design and managerial implications when the emphasis of the operations group is more on knowledge management than on production and facilities management; managing the effective integration of technology, people and operating systems; understanding the complexities and challenges of operations management; the challenges of developing and managing supply chain networks; and the critical role of technology in developing operational capabilities in an organization.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Project Management MG-GY8203
This course focuses on managing technology- based projects, ranging from individual research and development to large-scale and complex technological systems. It covers topics such as feasibility and risk analyses, project selection and portfolio optimization, functional and administrative structures, coordination and scheduling of activities, personnel planning, negotiations and contracts, cost estimation, capital budgeting, cost controls and effective matrix management.
Prerequisite: Adviser’s approval and Graduate Standing
3 Credits Selected Topics in Management MG-GY9753 Business Analytics
Students analyze and discuss current topics in various fields.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and Department’s Chair’s permission.
3 Credits Selected Topics in Management MG-GY9753 Communications for Tech Managers
Students analyze and discuss current topics in various fields.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and Department’s Chair’s permission.


3 Credits Marketing MG-GY6073
This course emphasizes the imperative to be customer-focused in the information sectors. Topics include market definition and redefinition due to technological change; analysis of customer decisions; strategic choices of markets and products; positioning for competitive success; product pricing, distribution and communications decisions; new product development; market-system dynamics and the value chain.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Human Resource Management MG-GY6123
Introduction to the broad range of human resource functions and their organizational role. Addresses issues in managing people that impact not only HR professionals but also line managers. The course is divided into four modules: (1) an overview of HRM from a strategic perspective; (2) the management of human resources, including recruitment and selection, performance management, compensation and benefits, training and career support; (3) human resource challenges, including diversity, procedural justice and ethics, collective bargaining and managing change and innovation; and (4) professional roles in HRM.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Operations Management MG-GY6303
This course focuses on developing a deeper understanding of the role that operations management plays in determining business strategy and in developing competitive advantage. The primary emphasis is on how to develop and effectively manage operations in knowledge-intensive enterprises. Participants discuss the operational design and managerial implications when the emphasis of the operations group is more on knowledge management than on production and facilities management; managing the effective integration of technology, people and operating systems; understanding the complexities and challenges of operations management; the challenges of developing and managing supply chain networks; and the critical role of technology in developing operational capabilities in an organization.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Human Capital Engineering & Analytics MG-GY6343
This course examines and applies the valuation and management of intangible assets in designing and managing post-industrial organizations. As organizations increasingly rely on technology to produce value, these technological solutions require interactions with other forms of value creation like Human Capital Management, Intellectual Property development and Organization Culture. The first part of the course focuses on human capital engineering using an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on diverse fields including industrial-organizational psychology, industrial engineering, economics and artificial intelligence to create a holistic view of how work in its various forms creates value. The second part of the course addresses workforce analytics, providing the student with a knowledge and understanding of current best practices, issues, and decision points in building an effective human capital analytic program. This part of the course will also focus on data structure and design to enable automation and predictive modeling and will place an emphasis on technology-enabled reporting.
3 Credits Project Management MG-GY8203
This course focuses on managing technology- based projects, ranging from individual research and development to large-scale and complex technological systems. It covers topics such as feasibility and risk analyses, project selection and portfolio optimization, functional and administrative structures, coordination and scheduling of activities, personnel planning, negotiations and contracts, cost estimation, capital budgeting, cost controls and effective matrix management.
Prerequisite: Adviser’s approval and Graduate Standing
3 Credits Selected Topics in Management MG-GY9753
Students analyze and discuss current topics in various fields.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and Department’s Chair’s permission.
1.5 Credits Talent Management Systems MG-GY6181
In this survey course, students gain a knowledge and understanding of the strategies and range of processes, methods and tools that organizations use in effective Talent Management programs. The focus is on developing and managing leadership talent and on Talent Management practices for general management, professional, technical and other positions. Topics include identifying and competing for critical talent pools; alignment and integration of HR practices; recruiting and employment branding; identifying, selecting, developing, reviewing and managing leadership talent; retention and recognition strategies; and career paths and career planning.
Co-requisite: MG-GY 6123 or instructor’s permission and graduate standing.
1.5 Credits Managing Business Process Reengineering MG-GY6361
Explores the organization effectiveness issues associated with large scale change through Process Reengineering, Toyota Production System (TPS), and Six Sigma programs. The course develops a thorough understanding of how processes can be designed, measured and maintained to optimize customer value creating performance. Techniques for defining performance requirements and managing process improvement on a large or small scale will be explored.
Prerequisites: MG-GY 5050 or equivalent
3 Credits Human Capital Big Data, Predictive Analytics, & Roi MG-GY6373
This course examines theories and applications of human capital, including its definitions, predictive analyses, and determining its value to the business by leveraging big data. The course will take a systems view and integrate human capital perspectives, concepts, and methods from economics, finance, psychology and business process re-engineering. Students will learn statistical methods to build predictive models of human capital and the software tools to conduct predictive analytics with big data. They will learn how to determine the economic and productivity benefits of human capital and human capital interventions (e.g., monetary and non-monetary rewards, job re-design, engagement, etc.) and how to communicate these benefits to senior management and key stakeholders in support of important organizational decisions.
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing & MG-GY 5050; Corequisite: MG-GY 6123
3 Credits Electronic Business Management MG-GY7503
This course investigates the management implications of electronic business. Topics include: (1) accelerated new product development; (2) impact of technology on the value chain: the changing role of intermediaries; (3) electronic commerce: business models and strategies for survival of general lifestyle; (4) implications of “being wired”; and (5) business applications involving collaborative communication, computation and teamwork. The course material is dynamic and Internet-based, reflecting the nature of change in electronic commerce and the IT industry, and the potential implications of electronic business for managers. Students work on a project that requires following developments in the business and IT press, interviewing managers and product developers and simultaneously testing and discussing current developments in the e-commerce marketspace. Classes use the case method, and a high level of class participation is expected.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Technology Strategy MG-GY8673
This course examines in depth the strategic technological decisions that a general manager faces. From entrepreneurial start-ups to established companies, in dynamic as well as mature environments, a firm must create a conscious process of formulating and implementing a technology strategy to serve its business interests. Such a strategy guides investments in research and development, selection among and timing of alternate technologies, organization and communications, formation of alliances and funding of ventures.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Selected Topics in Management MG-GY9753 Business Analytics
Students analyze and discuss current topics in various fields.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and Department’s Chair’s permission.
1.5 Credits Selected Topics in Management MG-GY9781 Managing Introduction To New Technology
Students analyze and discuss current topics in various fields.
Prerequisites: Advanced standing and Department’s Chair’s permission and Graduate standing


Must take one of the following:

3 Credits MOT Capstone Project Course MG-GY9503
This course provides an integrative and state-of-the-art intellectual experience for participants at the conclusion of the program. The course is divided into two half semesters. The first half semester enables participants to focus on discerning the overarching trends which are driving innovation in various industry sectors. The class is divided into small groups each of which develops a comprehensive view of a particular industry sector. In the second half of the course, participants focus on the culminating project of the IM program. Participants can choose to do their final projects on firms, issues related to technology management or as an outgrowth of the emphasis on entrepreneurship in the program, a business plan. Participants are encouraged to employ relevant concepts and insights that they have acquired during the course of the program.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Project in Strategy & Innovation Management MG-GY9703
This course integrates concepts and theories from several other courses. The course usually considers issues from a holistic and topmanagement perspective; employs case studies and projects to focus on key interrelationships between strategy, technology, innovation, corporate culture, organization structure and human factors; and covers domestic and global corporations, small, medium and large firms; and established and new enterprises.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
3 Credits Selected Topics in Management MG-GY9753 Independent Study
Students analyze and discuss current topics in various fields.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and Department’s Chair’s permission.
MS Thesis in Technology Management MG-GY997X Independent Study
Students choose original investigation topics for their theses. While they conduct research and draft their theses, students are required to confer with their advisers and to submit progress reports. A final written report is required at completion. The department may request an oral examination.
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing and approval of supervising professor, adviser and department chair.


Who's Hiring Management of Technology Graduates?

  • Google
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Mckinsey & company
  • IBM
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Citi
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Bloomberg
  • Sprint
  • Motorola
  • Accenture
  • JetBlue
  • Verizon
  • Deloitte
  • ESPN
  • Bae systems
  • Time Warner
  • Northwell Health