Mission and Learning Goals
The Georgetown University Master’s in Technology Management program educates students to be ethical stewards of technology. Graduates will gain leadership skills and business acumen that will enable them to champion technological innovation in their organizations.
The program’s curriculum ensures that students are prepared to tackle the business challenges that managers and executives face as they make technology decisions for their organizations, customers, employees and clients.
Students obtain a mastery of the broad field of technology management through a wide range of courses that merge technological skills with business, management, leadership and people skills. Students who complete the MPS in Technology Management program apply a balanced mix of theory and practical knowledge in the discipline of technology management, enabling them to:
- Develop executive-level competencies in the discipline through a curriculum that demonstrates leadership, management and strategic competence.
- Gain theoretical and practical experience in using information technology to support organizational decision-making processes through examining how an organization can best optimize its competitive strategy and core competencies.
- Make connections between applied ethics and areas such as technology, business management and law.
- Learn methods of gathering, analyzing, and prioritizing business requirements with a focus on understanding the business model and mission.
- Explore best practices for acquiring, accounting for and allocating financial assets that relate to an organization's technological innovations and business goals.
- Become knowledgeable in the organizational implications of technology as it relates to security, successful adoption and the organization as a whole.
- Understand the system-development lifecycle, the use of case models, process and data modeling, database design principles and more.