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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
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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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. demonstrate knowledge of, and ability to apply, the key concepts of the management of technology, including in various organisational environments
  • LO3. demonstrate the ability to search for, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a wide range of sources to an array of management of technology issues, as demonstrated in a series of exercises
  • LO4. demonstrate the ability to analyse a series of technology management problems in various organisational environments, demonstrated through case study and report writing tasks.

Unit outlines

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