The course provides candidates with a perspective on the experience needed to assume a role in management in a technology-based organization. It will include some basic tools and techniques for the manager. The course is focused on those individuals who possess a formal technical education and are contemplating moving into management, or those who are already working in management positions. This course will examine how technologists and engineers can make the often difficult move from a technical specialist role to manager.
This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT degree program. You may proceed to register for this course online, or by ing Student Information and Enrollment Services (SIES) at 111-111-1111 or 1-111-111-1111 Toll-Free (Canada and US only). *This course has 5 mandatory virtual classroom sessions. These sessions will be held on Thursdays, 18:30 to 21:30 (PST). Be sure to sign in to The Gravitying Hub prior to the first session to make sure you know how to attend.* **There is a mandatory e-text for this course that must be purchased. Additional course material is available on The Gravitying Hub for downloading. Instructions for course readings will be released at the discretion of your instructor via email or on The Gravitying Hub.**
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Upon successful completion, the candidate will be able to:
describe the roles and responsibilities between technical specialists and managers.
evaluate the critical issues between technology and management.
discuss the psychological aspects of the personal transition between technologist and manager.
analyze the skills needed by an effective manager.
analyze the skills that come with each level of management.