Checking date: 26/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Management of Technology
Master In Business Administration - MBA (Plan: 466 - Estudio: 301)

Coordinating teacher: PALOMERAS VILCHES, NEUS

Department assigned to the subject: Business Administration Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 2.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
- Strategic Management
After the course, the students will be able to: - Detect the challenges of the investment in R&D by firms - Understand the impact of technological innovation in firms and society - Identify the appropriability strategies available to innovative firms - Identify the implications of the management of intellectual property rights by firms - Understand the strategies and organizational practices that help companies to innovate effectively
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
These are the contents of this subject: 1. Introduction to technological innovation. 2. The ecosystem of technological innovation. 3. Appropiability: Intellectual property 4. Appropiability: Strategic mechanisms 5. Current topics: Artificial intelligence
Learning activities and methodology
LEARNING ACTIVITIES Lectures Case studies and exercices Individual and teamwork
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Shane, Scott. . Technology Strategy for Managers and Entrepreneurs.. Prentice Hall,. 2009
Additional Bibliography
  • Margaret A. White, Garry D. Bruton. The Management of Technology and Innovation: A Strategic Approach. Thompson South-Western. 2007

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.