2019 Strategic Management of Technology II

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Technology and Innovation Management
Instructor(s)
Miyazaki Kumiko 
Course component(s)
Lecture     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon11-12(W936)  
Group
-
Course number
TIM.B419
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/8
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

This course aims to learn the basic concepts, tools and theories related to strategic management of technology.
Technology strategy is the process that firms use their technological resources to achieve corporate objectives. It includes changing the technology portfolio to enable the firm to adapt to changing competitive dynamics and market needs; acquisition of or access to the range of technological skills; managing R&D. The topics covered include, innovation models, sectoral models of innovation, Porter's model, technological competence building strategies, technological diversification strategy, managing R&D, globalization strategy, innovation in knowledge intensive services. strategies of GAFA, catching up strategies in developing countries and ethics and innovation, strategies in the aircraft industries.

Student learning outcomes

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills related to strategic management of technology including processes of strategic planning, competitor analysis, R&D evaluation, technology forecasting, technology acquisition, technological competence building in different sectors such as Information communications industry, electronics, knowledge intensive services, catching up strategies in developing countries and technology strategies in the aircraft industries.

Keywords

Strategic planning, Innovation models, Technology strategy, R&D management, Globalization, Catching up strategies, Ethics and Innovation

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

The course will be conducted in the 1st and 2nd quarters. The students will be taught through active learning. Students will do team presentations, take a quiz, write essays and are encouraged to take part in discussions.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 R&D Management The basic concepts related to R&D Management
Class 2 Catching up Strategies in the ASEAN Manufacturing Industries (Prof. Intarakumnerd, GRIPS) Catching up Strategies in the ASEAN Manufacturing Industries (Prof. Intarakumnerd)
Class 3 R&D Globalization R&D Globalization
Class 4 Ethics and Innovation (Prof. M. Norton) Ethics and Innovation (Prof. M. Norton)
Class 5 Sector Innovation System (Smart House, Nanotechnology) Sector Innovation System (Smart House, Nanotechnology)
Class 6 Strategies related to Standards /Technology Strategies in the Aircraft sector How standards influence innovation and competitiveness. Technology strategies in the aircraft industries.
Class 7 Technology strategies in the ICT Service Sector Technology Strategies in the ICT Service Sector
Class 8 Team presentations Team presentations on the topics covered in the course 

Textbook(s)

No text book

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Reading material will be provided

Assessment criteria and methods

Will be evaluated through Team presentations(40%), Homework (40%) and class participation(20%)

Related courses

  • TIM.B418 : Strategic Management of Technology I

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Students are strongly advised to take TIM. B418 in advance

Other

The course is given in English. Active participation is encouraged

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