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ENGG5214: Management of Technology

This unit is designed to develop competence in the management of technology. It will address all aspects of the management of technology, the nature and importance of technological change and innovation, within the context of the global knowledge economy, the management of the new product development process, the role of technology in manufacturing and service competitiveness, the role of IT in logistics management, supply chain strategies, and communication, and the characteristics of high technology markets.

Code ENGG5214
Academic unit Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
Sound competence in all aspects of engineering, and some understanding of issues of engineering management

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate competence in working effectively as a member of a team, reflected in the successful design, management, and completion of a number of projects on the management of technology
  • LO2. Search for, evaluate and apply relevant information from a wide range of sources concerning the management strategies and technological challenges within engineering and other organisational environments as demonstrated in assessment tasks.
  • LO3. Employ superior written and verbal communication skills demonstrated through written reports and presentations designed for technical and general audiences.
  • LO4. Demonstrate knowledge of the technological forces and managerial issues shaping international engineering strategies and operations.
  • LO5. Analyse the strategies and operations of the management of technology as demonstrated through presentations and written reports.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.