MSc in Technology Management

It is the only professional master’s program in Eastern Europe that provides specialized business education in the field of high tech

Start

September 2017

Duration

1.5 years

Price

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

For Whom

MSc in Technology Manahement 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
  • International Study Tour (flight, accommodation in a double room in a 4 * hotel included)
Techology courses:
Technological Entrepreneurship
IT Concepts and Strategies
Product Development in IT/high tech
Emerging Technologies
Software Architecture for Managers
Design Thinking in high tech (elective)
Methods in Requirements Engeneering (elective)
Business and management courses:
New Business Models for Business Creation
Strategic Marketing / Business Development
Strategic Planning and Project Management
Sales Management
Introduction to finance
Corporate Finance
Management Methods and Leadership
Law in IT(elective)
Organizational Development and Change Management (elective)
Consultancy Practice (elective)
Business Alliances (elective)
Soft skills workshops:
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Emotional Intelligence / Negotiations
Workshop on Delivering an Effective Presentation
 
International study tour to Israel
- 1 week study tour to the Innovative eco system # 2 in the world
- the study tour program comprises company and university visits, meetings with industry leaders
- accomodation and study program is included in the programm fee
Final Project:
- corporate project
- consulting project

- new company/product launch

 Mentored by program lecturers/facilitators

Curriculum

The curricilum is based on three vital pillars: Technology, Business & Management and Soft Skills.

Business & Management:

  • Seminar in Business
    Overview of all business functions within organizations and their role for achieving results. The purpose is to understand business as a structure with common business results. 
  • Management methods and leadership
    Group will explore proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the contribution of technical professionals. This course will focus on individual contributors and members of project teams, including cross-functional teams, and examines how to work effectively with prima donnas and independent spirits.
  • Organizational behavior and design
    This course exposes students to the macro and micro aspects of organizational behavior and theory that are essential to technology management.  The macro aspects will focus on structural contingency theory as an approach to effective organizational design.  The micro -  on leadership, teams, and individual behavior (e.g., motivation, job attitudes)
  • Finance management in service companies
    The course is the the mix of Corporate finances and Basic accounting. The course teaches students how companies manage finances on TOP level, how they make budgeting for short and long time periods.
  • Business Communications
    The course will help participants to improve their understanding of effective listening and speaking skills in communication and negotiation, and how using these skills results in better business relationships, higher productivity and great success.
  • Strategic Planning and Project Management

In this course we briefly touch upon basic concepts of project management and then look closely at the efficient management of projects which are critically important for enabling an organisation as a whole to have sustainable competitive advantage.

Technology:

  • IT concepts and strategies
    In this course, “IT” or “Information Technology” refers to the technologies and processes associated with business information, computing and telecommunications. IT continues to evolve rapidly with challenging implications for competitive effectiveness and efficiency at the individual, group and corporate levels.
  • Software Architecture for Managers
    The course introduces key architectural concepts, techniques, and guidance to aspiring managers of IT organizations to enable them to make more effective architectural decisions and avoid common pitfalls.
  • Emerging TechnologiesTopics covered in the course include accuracy of past technology forecasts, how to improve them, international perspective on emerging technologies, future customer trends, and forecasting methodologies such as monitoring, expert opinion, trend analysis, and scenario construction.

Elective part:

  • Enterprise Innovation
    This course explores how all types of enterprises are being reinvented by innovations in software. This disruptive transformation is underway as software and IT systems migrate from administrative to revenue generating functions interfacing with customers and enabling task-based collaboration among all employees.
  • Methods in Requirements Engineering
    Practical development of software requires an understanding of successful methods for bridging the gap between a problem to be solved and a working software system. In this course you will study a variety of ways of understanding the problem to be solved by the system you're developing and of framing an appropriate solution to that problem.

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

  • Business and client requirements
  • Techniques for business needs, integration
    and developing new solutions
  • Understanding of strategic planning for technologies
  • Conducting business negotiation
  • Developing solutions architecture
  • Ceating business strategy through new technologies
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Managing technology people

Benefits

Professors

Professors from Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon, London Kingston, Leiden Univeristy, etc

Experts

CEOs, CIOs, VPs of leading companies as guest experts on the Program

Schedule

Flexible schedule to combine job and studying (only four days per month)

Practical experience

Knowledge to realize own or company project

Format

Interactive format of studying (business case practices, workshops, conferences, team work)

Warranty period

Warranty period of the program - take again any two courses of the program within the two years after obtaining the degree

Contact person

Anastasiya Markuts

Academic Director of MSc in Technology Management
  • +38 (098) 350 35 56
  • amarkuts@lvbs.com.ua

Reviews

This educations is not only about the diploma, it is more about the knowledge, experience and community you get access to. Almost every day I use things that I have learnd here.

Zenyk Matchyshyn

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