Start

October 3, 2018

Duration

21 months

Price

USD 14 000;
for Lviv IT Cluster member companies – USD 13 000

MSc in Technology Management

It is the only professional Master’s Program in Eastern Europe that provides specialized business education in the field of IT

For Whom

MSc in Technology Management is a unique program in Eastern Europe specially designed for technological companies C-level executives to bridge the gap between tech and business competencies, to deepen clients' needs understanding, to develop visionary view on business and to advance management, leadership and soft skills.
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Structure

13 modules: 10 core + 3 electives

1 week International study tour to Israel (study program, accommodation in a double room, logistics included)

Techology-related courses:
  • Digital Disruption and Innovation Management
  • IT Strategies
  • Product Management in IT/high tech
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Software Architecture for Managers
  • Technological Entrepreneurship and Product Development (elective)
  • Methods in Requirements Engeneering (elective)
Business and management courses:
  • Management Decision Making Toolbox
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic Planning and Project Management
  • Sales Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Management Methods and Leadership, including Management 3.0 workshop
  • Law in IT (elective)
  • Organizational Development and Change Management (elective)
  • Consultancy Practice (elective)
  • Brand Management (elective)
  • New Business Models for Business Creation (elective)
Soft skills workshops:
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (global licensed workhop)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Effective Presentations
 International study tour to Israel:
  • 1-week study tour to one of the top innovative eco systems in the world
  • Company visits: R&D centers, high tech corporations, start-ups, venture funds, incubators and universities
Final Project:
  • Project types: corporate project, consulting project, new company/product launch, research
  • Mentored by program experts

Curriculum

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED COURSES:

  • Digital Disruption – taught by Alejandro Danylyszyn (USA), a leader in Deloitte Digital in San Francisco, has 25 years of experience in systems integration, program management and enterprise architecture.
  • IT Strategies – taught by Dr. McKeen (Canada), Professor Emeritus, the Smith School of Business, Queen’s University
  • Product Management in IT/high tech – taught by Scott Sehlhorst (USA), Product Management and Strategy consultant at Tyner Blain since 2005, 27 years experience in engineering, software, high-tech products
  • Emerging Technologies – taught by Alexander Lang (Germany), founder and CEO of IMAN Solutions GmbH, Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Munich, Technical University of Cologne
  • Software Architecture for Managers – taught by Matthew Bass (USA), a member of the core faculty of Carnegie Mellon’s Master of Software Engineering professional programs
  • Technological Entrepreneurship and Product Development (elective) – taught by Denis Dovgopoliy (Ukraine), managing partner of GrowthUP Group, as well as co-founder and president of the GrowthUP Accelerator, which focuses on acceleration and investment in Eastern European startups looking to enter the global market
  • Methods in Requirements Engeneering (elective) – taught by Mel Rosso-Llopart (USA), professor at Carnegie Mellon University

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT COURSES:

  • Management Decision Making Toolbox – taught by Mychailo Wynnycky (Ukraine/Canada), D. (Cambridge), management thinker and lecturer, former Director of Doctoral School at Kyiv-Mohyla National Academy.
  • Strategic Marketing – taught by Joe Pons (Spain), PhD, founder of Axioma Marketing Consultants, lecturer at IESE International Graduate School of Management in Barcelona, IEDC – Bled School of Management, IAE in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Instituto Internacional San Telmo in Seville, Spain
  • Strategic Planning and Project Management – taught by Serhiy Kovela (UK/Ukraine), PhD, MBA, CITP, lecturer at Kingston Business School in London, a scholar with extensive experience in business IT and a practitioner with expertise in delivering database-driven business software projects.
  • Sales Management – taught by Mychailo Wynnycky (Ukraine/Canada), Ph.D. (Cambridge), management thinker and lecturer, former Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Lava Computer Mfg Inc. in Toronto, Canada (7 years)
  • Introduction to Finance – taught by Mykhaylo Salo, COO, managing Partner at Romexsoft, former Financial Director of LvBS and of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) 
  • Corporate Finance – taught by Vasil Kalymon, former professor of finance at the Ivey Business School (Canada), Harvard Business School and University of California
  • Management Methods and Leadership, including Management 3.0 workshop – taught by Daniel Lewis, CEO of Bright Leadership (UK), has over 30 years’ experience in global companies, including Nestlé, General Motors, SABMiller, and Heineken
  • New Business Models for Business Creation (elective) – taught by João Perre Viana (Portugal), MBA, lecturer on Entrepreneurship at EADA Business School (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Law in IT (elective) – taught by Olga Belyakova (Ukraine), Partner | Corporate/Commercial, IT, CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Organizational Development and Change Management (elective) – taught by Andriy Rozhdestvensky (Ukraine), Head of the Leadership Center at the Ukrainian Catholic University, former HR director of Oschadbank (30+K people)
  • Consultancy Practice (elective) – taught by Serhiy Kovela (UK/Ukraine), PhD, MBA, CITP, lecturer at Kingston Business School in London, a scholar with extensive experience in business IT and a practitioner with expertise in delivering database-driven business software projects
  • Brand Management (elective) – taught by Olena Maltseva (Ukraine), PhD, marketing lecturer at LvBS and kmbs, former CEO of “Companion Group”

SOFT SKILLS WORKSHOP:

  • The “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” (global licensed workhop) – facilitated by Anastasiya Markuts, MSTM Academic Director and former Director of FranklinCovey in Ukraine (6 years)
  • Emotional Intelligence – facilitated by Yaroslava Butenko, a business trainer since 1997 года, practicing psychoanalyst since 2010, Master of Psychoanalysis (Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France), MBA, PhD candidate
  • Effective Presentations – facilitated by Anastasiya Markuts, MSTM Academic Director and former Director of FranklinCovey in Ukraine (6 years)

Requirements

  • At least bachelor’s degree with a major in IT or related field
  • At least four-year work experience in IT sphere after graduation
  • People management experience (small teams of 6-12 people)
  • At least Upper-intermediate level of English
  • Basic project management knowledge
  • High moral and social standards, personal integrity and maturity

You will get

By the end of the MSc in Technology Management program participants are expected to:

  • advance their strategic business thinking
  • develop a visionary view on business
  • learn how to manage manage technology strategically
  • better understand their companys’ and their client companies’ needs and be able to meet these needs
  • boost their entrepreneurial skills
  • polish their soft skills
  • to carry out a challenging and impactful business and tech projects

ACADEMIC BOARD

Benefits

Professors

Professors from Carnegie Mellon, Dublin Institute of Technology, IEDC Bled School of Management, EADA Business School, Ivey Business School, Kingston Business School and other Western tech and business schools

Experts

Guest Speakers and Mentors featuring IT/high tech industry professionals from North America, Europe and Ukraine

Schedule

Flexible schedule to combine job and studies (only 4 days per month)

Practical experience

A chance to carry out practical business and tech challenging project with the help of program mentors

Format

Interactive format of studying (team work, case studies, company visits, etc.)

Warranty period

Program graduates have an opportuninty to take 2 MSc in Technology Management program courses within 2 years after graduation

Contact person

Olga Palinchak

MSc in Technology Management program manager
  • +380668306229
  • opalinchak@lvbs.com.ua
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