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Technology Management

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
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3625 GBP/year
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About

If technology, innovation and change are factors in your organisation or role, this Technology Management from The Open University UK will extend your knowledge, skills and capability – adding value to your career and your workplace.

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Overview

The Technology Management from  The Open University UK  provides a rounded view of the management of technology and technological innovation, investigating topics such as the nature and types of technological innovation, technology transfer, and eco-innovation – which are relevant to all economic and organisational sectors and types of technology. The optional modules explore technology management within fields such as computing and ICT, business and management, development management and environmental management.

Key features of the course

  • Focuses on the operational aspects of managing technological innovation and change
  • Encourages you to apply your learning to your own particular technology context
  • A wide choice of optional modules enabling you to tailor your studies to your own needs and interests.

This certificate is the first stage of a study programme that progresses to a postgraduate diploma and finally a masters degree. You can step off at any point, or study the whole programme.

Career relevance

The technology management programme develops analytical skills and provides practically relevant knowledge that will equip you well for a variety of management and leadership roles. The competent technology manager is a highly valued professional, capable of ensuring that the organisation reaps all the potential rewards from its investment in technology of whatever type. You will develop a range of job-related and transferable skills such as critical thinking, creative problem solving, and the ability to cope with rapid technological change. 

The capabilities in research and problem-solving developed can be exploited in all professional situations at all management levels. Employers are also impressed by the commitment and determination it takes to succeed with the OU while keeping up family and work commitments. These benefits, together with the opportunities to add value by applying your learning to the workplace as you study, make technology management programmes very attractive vehicles towards success in senior management roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing technological innovation
  • Strategic capabilities for technological innovation
  • Making strategy with systems thinking in practice
  • Managing change with systems thinking in practice
  • Information security
  • Digital forensics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.

However, we do recommend that you have:

  • a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent), and/or
  • management experience in a field relevant to technology management.

If you don’t have a bachelors degree, irrespective of your management experience, we recommend you first study the module Managing technological innovation (T848) on its own.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3625 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3625 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • £3,625 – £3,940

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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