Technology Management Specialization

 

Students can earn a specialization in Technology Management by completing a set of requirements (both course-related and non-academic), providing you with a distinct advantage when pursuing careers in the technology sector. Upon completion in June, you will receive a UC-senate approved certificate and an Easton Center graduation sash to wear during the commencement ceremony.

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If you are interested in pursuing the specialization in Technology Management, please indicate this on the signup form and you will be added to the requirements tracker.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT REQUIREMENTS VARY BASED ON YOUR MBA PROGRAM (I.E. MBA, FEMBA, OR EMBA).
PLEASE CHECK THE TECH MGMT SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS TRACKER FOR YOUR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS.

Enrichment Activities

Enrichment activities take students beyond the classroom to help them achieve and further develop professional and personal goals. Activities that fulfill this requirement include participating in a mentoring session and completing an academic internship.

Development Activity

Many students fulfill this requirement by volunteering at an Easton conference. Other options are to write an insightful post for Tech Talk @ Anderson or introduce Easton leadership to a potential speaker.

Summer Internship

A summer internship in a tech related role at a mid-large size company or startup is required for all Easton students who are not currently employed during the summer.

 

Student Perspectives

 
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    “The Easton Technology Management Center has given me both a point of view on a wide range of topics across tech and a ready framework for thinking about tech-related business opportunities.”

    William Ames  (MBA ’20)

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    “It definitely added a value to my technology career. Even though I worked in high tech industry all my career I learnt a lot about contextual leadership and changing trends in the industry.”

    Vikram Saurabh  (EMBA ’20)

 

Electives

 

Technology and Analytics

  • Tools and Analysis for Business Strategy (218)
  • Global Supply Chain Management (240F)
  • Data Analytics for Marketing & Finance (264B)
  • MedTech Innovation I: Entrepreneurial Opportunities in MedTech (271A)
  • MedTech Innovation II: Prototyping and New Venture Development (271B)
  • Content Creation & Exploitation in the Digital Age (298D-03)
  • Managing Disruptive Technologies & Business Models (298D-06)
  • Healthcare Analytics (298D-07)
  • Technological Commercialization & Innovation (298D-15)
  • Advanced Marketing Analytics (298D-18)
  • Technology Analytics (298D-18, 19)
  • Financial Technology: Cryptography, Blockchain, and Contracting (298E-01)
  • Business Analytics with Spreadsheets (407)

Entrepreneurship

  • Corporate Decision Making and Incentives (222)
  • Managing and Financing the Emerging Enterprise (231E)
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity (235)
  • Managing Entrepreneurial Operations (240E)
  • Customer Assessment & Analytics (260A)
  • New Product Development (266A)
  • Digital Marketing Analytics (267)
  • Managing Entrepreneurial Organizations (284C)
  • Entrepreneurship & Venture Initiation (295A)
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship (295C)
  • Business Plan Development (295D)
  • Technology Entrepreneurship: Case Studies & Strategy (298D-06)
  • Making Creativity Profitable in Entertainment & Technology (298D-09)

Leadership and Strategy 

  • Managerial Decision Making (214)
  • Negotiations Analysis (215A)
  • Global Operations Strategy (240G)
  • Negotiations Behavior (286)
  • Strategies for Technology-Based Corporate Development (291)
  • Intellectual Property: Law & Strategy (298D-11)
  • Global Trends (298D-16, 17)
  • Advanced Management Communication (425)
 

Completing the Requirements

 

Once added to the requirement tracker, current students are able to monitor their progress as they complete requirements. The tracker has multiple tabs with details on course options, accessing recorded materials, and more.

If you would like more information about Easton Center offerings or the Technology Management Specialization, please email eastonstudents@anderson.ucla.edu.