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Technology Management

The Open University UK

12 months
3815 GBP/year
3815 GBP/year
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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.


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.

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:

  • Strategic capabilities for technological innovation
  • Technology innovation management 
  • Strategic capabilities for technological innovation
  • Information security
  • Digital forensics 
  • Software development 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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 Technology management innovation (TB801) on its own.

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