TECMF-AD Technology Management

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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BUSA-1036Business Policy
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This case course will enable students to gain experience in setting policy and developing strategies and plans appropriate for complex business environments. Students will be required to prepare for case discussions and will be expected to develop and defend their analyses and recommendations. This course should only be taken after completion of other core management classes.


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Managerial Communications
Applied Finance for Technical Organizations
Project Management Fundamentals
Managing Roles and Values
Management of Technological Innovation

COMM-1190Managerial Communications
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This course is designed to improve student abilities to communicate effectively with others from a managerial perspective.  It reviews essential oral, written, nonverbal, interpersonal, and intercultural communication skills and helps students to apply them at a managerial level in a dynamic workplace.  The course focuses on writing techniques, informal reports, technical proposals and various aspects of organizational communication.

ECON-1040Managerial Economics
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This course introduces students to a number of economic theories used in addressing business decision-making problems.  It applies microeconomic theory to business problems in order to teach decision-makers how to use economic analysis to make decisions that will achieve the firm's goals.  Understanding the fundamentals of economic decision-making provides students a way of thinking and analyzing problems that can be applied in a wide range of situations.

HUMR-1010Human Behaviour in Organizations
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The primary objective of this course is to teach students about the effects of individual and group behaviour on organizational processes and outcomes.  Throughout the course an emphasis is placed on how you, as an organizational member, might experience and interpret these processes to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.  A major feature of this course is its emphasis on learning interpersonal skills.

MGMT-1006Applied Finance for Technical Organizations
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This course provides students with a range of techniques necessary to support and add rationality to managerial decision-making. The viewpoint is that of users of accounting information within a business (managers) rather than the preparer (accountant). Introductory topics in financial and managerial accounting provide the foundation for a detailed examination of financial statements.

MGMT-1018Graduation Project (Technology Management)
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The graduation project is the culmination of the Technology Management Advanced Diploma program. Your graduation project will generally take one of two forms. If possible, your project will focus on the integration of management and technical issues in a real-life situation in either your workplace or an independent workplace. In this scenario, your project will address a significant problem or explore innovative ideas for improvement within the organization. This will require the cooperation and approval of the participating organization and potentially some significant time commitment by a mentor within the organization. If such an arrangement cannot be made, then you will select a leading-edge technology to explore, pursuing either the development of a technology road map or the practical application of the technology to a real-world problem. The course Graduation Project is one of two courses that distinguishes the advanced diploma from the certificate.

MGMT-1019Project Management Fundamentals
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Develop a basic introductory understanding of the generally accepted knowledge areas and practices of project management, including terminology. Learn how to apply basic processes, tools and techniques. Develop a basic project plan in a team environment. This course combines theoretical knowledge with practical laboratory skills using project management software that can be applied immediately on the job.

MGMT-1060Managing Roles and Values
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This course helps students develop a basic understanding of the essentials of management and the nature of complex organizations.  It emphasizes the fundamentals of managing – planning, organizing, leading and controlling in a continually changing multicultural and ethnically diverse organization.  The orientation of this course will be toward providing a foundation for the development of professional managerial skills.

MGMT-1129Management of Technological Innovation
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This course examines the linkages and relationships between engineering, technology, and management. It focuses on employing collaborative project and matrix management approaches in applying technical management systems to projects, on successfully managing research and development from the concept stage through to product development, and on the nature of change in quality-oriented, high-technology organizations.

MGMT-1153Production/Operations Management
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This course will focus on both the strategic importance and the analytic tools of Operations Management (OM) and how organizations use operations functions to gain a competitive advantage.  We will examine the issues managers face as they coordinate day-to-day activities consistent with an overall operations strategy. It is extremely important that students of business gain an understanding of the importance of Operations Management (OM) and an emphasis of its use in the real world.

MRKT-1076Marketing of Technology
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This course emphasizes the fundamentals of marketing programs and plans in a high technology environment. It is designed to enable students to identify marketing opportunities, define product markets, utilize marketing research, understand consumer behavior and develop marketing strategies. The course will include a laboratory component that builds the progressive elements of a comprehensive marketing plan.

PROJ-1002Project Management Plan and EstimateRPL
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You will develop a working competency in planning projects, scope management, resource management, cost and duration estimating, activity sequencing, and scheduling. Learn to apply the generally recognized tools and techniques in planning, estimating and scheduling projects and focus those projects on an organization's business.

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RESR-1004Applied Research Methods
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Focus on research methodologies and approaches appropriate to applied research projects in your area of specialization. Study frameworks, the role of theory, and empirical approaches such as field study, survey, controlled experiment, and modeling. Discuss methods for collecting, organizing, and utilizing information about the marketplace – business competitor intelligence, learn how to select a suitable statistical method, develop a formal research proposal, and conduct background research on the Internet.

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

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