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Technology Management

Department of Technology Management
Phelps Hall 1332
Telephone (805) 893-5133
Email: tmp@tmp.ucsb.edu
Website: www.tmp.ucsb.edu


Chair: Kyle Lewis
Vice Chair: Gary Hansen


 

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TMP 21. Past, Present & Future of Entrepreneurship
(3) GREATHOUSE
The historical and present state of entrepreneurship will be explored, along with the potential future direction of startups. Students will be encouraged to start small ventures as a means of determining their productivity for an entrepreneurial lifestyle.
TMP 34. Business Persuasion and Sales
(4) STAFF
Learn the art of persuasion and selling. Theory and applications of the basic tenets of persuasion and how such scientifically supported techniques can be deployed to positively impact the sales process.
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TMP 111. Issues in Technology, Business, and Society
(1) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Lecture series where entrepreneurial, technological, business, and governmental leaders share their lessons of experience and discuss current business issues. For anyone interested in entrepreneurship, management, technology development, and commercialization and the impact that innovation has on society.
TMP 120. Fundamentals of Business Strategy
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Winter, Spring, Fall.
An introduction to business strategy, principles and practices required for business success in the competitive market place. Students are exposed to key management theories, models and tools including competitive strategy, finance, planning, new product development, marketing, leadership and others.
TMP 122. Entrepreneurship
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Learn how to start any type of venture; for profit, non-profit, service, sole- proprietorship, with a focus on high-tech ventures. Analysis of new business opportunities, development of customer-centric value propositions, financing, marketing, selling, and protection of intellectual property.
TMP 124. Principles of Marketing
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: TMP 120 with a minimum grade of B-; upper division standing.
Introduces fundamental principles, processes, and tools of marketing which are used to create, communicate and deliver the value of products and services to customers, clients, partners, and society. This is done with an array of essential topics, such as the identification of customer needs and wants, assessment of the competitive environment, selection of the most appropriate target opportunities, development of an integrated marketing strategy, and disciplined execution.
TMP 126. New Venture Finance
(2) STAFF
Recommended Preparation: Economics 3A or equivalent.
Presents the tools necessary for the strategic analysis and understanding of financial information particular to new ventures. Provides insight into how financial information can be used to design optimal financing strategies, prepare valuation models for new ventures, and assist in strategic planning for the venture.
TMP 127. Understanding and Managing Technology Organizations
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: TMP 120 with minimum grade of B-; upper division standing.
Participating in, managing and leading successful careers, teams and organizations. Current theories and practices concerning motivation, organizational culture, communications, effective decision making, team effectiveness and others are presented and discussed.
TMP 130. Operations Management
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper Division standing and Writing 2 and Writing 50, with grades of B- or better.
Studies the flow of materials and information necessary to effectively and efficiently supply products and or services to customers. Provides an understanding of the principles of design and management of manufacture, service and supply chain organizations, business processes and systems.
TMP 131. Introductions to Patents and Intellectual Property
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Writing 2 with a minimum grade of B-; and Writing 50 or equivalent (ENGL 10, WRIT 50*, WRIT 105*, WRIT 107*, or 109*) with a minimum grade of B-; and upper division standing.
Provides emerging inventors, entrepreneurs, and scientists with a working knowledge of intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets), with the main focus being on patents. Will cover the basic functions of patents, structure of patents, and patent prosecution.
TMP 132. Business Planning for New Ventures
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Engineering 120 or Engineering 122; and Writing 50 or equivalent (English 10, Writing 50*, Writing 105*, Writing 107*, or 109*) with a minimum grade of B-.
Analysis and creation of a business plan for a new business venture including demand forecasting, financial modeling, selling of the new business idea, and other issues for current business conditions.
TMP 135. New Product Development
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper Division standing.
New product development requires technical and non-technical business persons to work across disciplines. Instruction is provided in a wide range of topics concerning customer driven product innovation. Students learn new product development processes, tools, techniques, and organizational skills.
TMP 136. Project Management
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper Division Standing
Introduces the theory, concepts, techniques, vocabulary and practical knowledge of project management practice. Students will learn about the process groups and knowledge areas comprising PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge. Provides a framework for conducting projects using project management principles.
TMP 144. Market Research
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: TMP 120 with a minimum grade of B-.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a cumulative 3.0 for the proceeding 3 quarter(s).
Provides a high level introduction to modern marketing research. Course covers the fundamental principles and techniques for market validation that are critical to launch, grow, and sustain a viable business.
TMP 147. Seminar in Entrepreneurial Leadership
(3) STAFF
A seminar in the art and science of entrepreneurship. Identifying opportunities for innovation based on current trends. Preparing students to enter the real world as leaders with the skills to present themselves as professionals with confidence and a world perspective.
TMP 148A. New Venture Seminar
(3) STAFF
Recommended Preparation: TMP 122, TMP 149, or equivalent.
A twice-weekly series of seminars about the creation of sustainable new business ventures from inception to launch. Intended for students participating in the TMP New Venture Competition.
TMP 148B. New Venture Seminar
(3) STAFF
Recommended Preparation: TMP 122, TMP 148A, TMP 149, or equivalent.
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Spring.
Continuation of twice-weekly seminar series covering the development of a validated and sustainable new business, with a focus on creating a writing business plan and oral presentation. Intended for students participating in the TMP New Venture Competition finals.
TMP 149. Creating a Market-Tested Business Model
(4) STAFF
Recommended Preparation: TMP 122
Course provides an experiential learning opportunity, showing how a successful business model can be created through the use of customer and market validation process.
TMP 152. Decision Analysis
(4) DUNEIER
Prerequisite: TMP 120 with a minimum grade of B-.
Recommended Preparation: Basic statistical background; PSTAT 5 series or PSTAT 109 + Econ 140A.
Through lectures, role playing and case studies, students will develop an understanding of how decisions are made, the factors and biases that affect them, the tools that have been developed as a result, and the limitations that remain. The goal is to provide students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of decision theory. By introducing real world applications that have a direct connection to the students, they can apply what they have learned to their own decisions.
TMP 191AAZZ. Special Topics in Business and Management
(2-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a cumulative 3.0 for the proceeding 3 quarter(s). May berepeated for credit provided there is no duplication of course content.
Courses provide for the study of topics of current interest in the areas of, business, technology management, entrepreneurship, and other issues related to management and creation of sustainable businesses.
TMP 191BI. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 191IN. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 191MG. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 191SC. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 191SD. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 191VE. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 199. Independent Studies in Technology Management
(1-5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; consent of instructor.
Directed individual study.
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TMP 211. Opportunities and Perspectives in Technology, Business, and Society
(1) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing
Lecture series where entrepreneurial, technological,business and governmental leaders share their lessons of experience and discuss current business issues. For anyone interested in entrepreneurship, management, technology development and commercialization and the impact that innovation has on society.
TMP 240. Business Strategy & Leadership Skills
(4) HANSEN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing
Course covers business principles relevant to today's increasingly competitive international business environment in four areas: Competitive Strategy and General Management; Accounting and Finance; Marketing and Sales; and Business Ethics.
TMP 241. Managing for Innovation
(4) SEIBOLD
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Examination of communication and key management functions; envisioning and strategic planing; creating high performance teams; establishing appraisal/reward systems; innovation and organizational change. Emphasis on leading innovative technical people; leadership that fosters entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship; new forms of organizing.
TMP 242. Entrepreneurship
(4) HANSEN
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Learn how to start any type of venture; for profit, non- profit, service, sole-proprietorship, with a focus on high- tech ventures. Analysis of new business opportunities, development of customer-centric value propositions, financing, marketing, selling, and protection of intellectual property.
TMP 244. Entrepreneurial Marketing
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Introduction to basic marketing concepts and how these concepts can be applied to any organization, particularly technology firms. Additionally, they will be introduced to how management of the marketing function within an organization is critical to the organization's success.
TMP 246. New Venture Finance
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Provides students with the essential tools to understand and analyze financial information and financing strategies for new ventures. Major topics covered include the analyses of financial information, sources of financing, valuation models, and deal structures particular to new ventures.
TMP 247. Organizational Teams and Talent Management
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Winter, Summer.
Focuses on the important link between the business and talent strategy including talent value chain, recruitment/selection, strategies for rewards/incentives, employee relations, leadership and team formation; conflict resolution, problem solving, and decision making, importance of organization culture; culture diversity and global village.
TMP 250. Operations Management
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Studies the flow of materials and information necessary to effectively and efficiently supply products and or services to customers. Provides an understanding of the principles of design and management of manufacture, service and supply chain organizations, business processes and systems.
TMP 251. Introductions to Patents and Intellectual Property
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Provides emerging inventors, entrepreneurs, and scientists with a working knowledge of intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets), with the main focus being on patents. Will cover the basic functions of patents, structure of patents, and patent prosecution.
TMP 252. Decision Analysis
(3) DUNEIER
Recommended Preparation: Basic statistical background recommended
Introduces the fundamentals of normative and descriptive decision theory. Students will be challenged to recognize vulnerabilities, both in their personal lives and as they apply to business decisions. Through lectures, role playing and case studies, students will learn to think more critically, to develop unique tools that will help them avoid systemic errors in judgement and ultimately, how to turn an inherent flaw into a competitive advantage in the business world.
TMP 254. Selling High Tech Products
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Learn the art of persuasion and selling. Theory and applications of the basic tenets of persuasion and how such scientifically supported techniques can be deployed to positively impact the sales process.
TMP 255. New Product Development
(4) BOWERS
Prerequisite: Graduate standing
New product development requires technical and non-technical business persons to work across disciplines. Instruction is provided in a wide range of topics concerning customer driven product innovation. Students learn new product development processes, tools, techniques, and organizational skills.
TMP 256. Project Management
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Introduces the theory, concepts, techniques, vocabulary and practical knowledge of project management practice. Students will learn about the process groups and knowledge areas comprising PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge. Provides a framework for conducting projects using project management principles.
TMP 261. Environmental Sustainability as a Business Strategy
(3) GAVANKAR
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Winter.
Presents an opportunity to understand the environmental sustainability issues in the context of strategic technology management. Students will learn to recognize, design and implement environmental sustainability strategies to reduce costs and risks, and to capture new business opportunities. Besides the essential basics, the course covers tools and practices catering to the sustainability aspects of technology management. Current national and international issues, key protocols, regulations and market trends will be addressed in the same context.
TMP 264. Market Research for Business
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Provides a high level introduction to modern marketing research. Course will cover the fundamental principles and techniques for market validation that are critical to launch, grow, and sustain a viable business.
TMP 268A. New Venture Seminar
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Recommended Preparation: TMP 242, TMP 269, or equivalent
A twice-weekly series of seminars about the creation of sustainable new business ventures from inception to launch. Intended for students participating in the TMP New Venture Competition.
TMP 268B. New Venture Seminar
(3) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Recommended Preparation: TMP 242, TMP 249, TMP 268A, or equivalent.
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Spring.
Continuation of twice-weekly seminars covering the development of a validated and sustainable new business, with a focus on creating a writing business plan and oral presentation. Intended for students participating in the TMP New Venture Competition finals.
TMP 269. Creating a Market-Tested Business Model
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing
Recommended Preparation: TMP 242
Course will provide an experiential learning opportunity showing how a successful business model can be created through the use of the customer and market validation process.
TMP 271. Organizational Behavior
(4) ROTTNER, LEWIS
Course provides foundation knowledge in Organizational Behavior.
TMP 272. Organization Theory
(4) BARLEY, LEONARDI
Students gain exposure to various theories of organizing.
TMP 273. Technology Strategy
(4) HANSEN, ROTTNER
Exposes students to a broad foundation in technology management strategy research.
TMP 274. Networks and Innovation
(4) LEONARDI, BARLEY
Exploration of how organizing processes enable and constrain the development and use of technology innovations.
TMP 275. Technology and Organizational Change
(1-4) LEONARDI
Examines fundamental questions and approaches to the study of technology and organizations including how organizational structures enable and constrain the development of new technologies, and how new technologies enable changes in the process of organizing. The purpose of the course is to provide students with a thorough grounding in various theoretical perspectives on technology development and use.
TMP 276. Team Processes and Performance
(1-4) LEWIS
In this doctoral research seminar students explore the social, cognitive, and structural dynamics of groups and teams. Both foundational and emerging research will be reviewed, including topics such as team processes (coordination, communication, reflexivity), interpersonal processes (conflict, motivation, affect, identification), and emergent processes (socially-shared cognition, transactive memory, collective intelligence).
TMP 280. Proseminar: Theory, Research, and Practicum
(4) SEIBOLD, LEONARDI
Required seminar that offers current advances, foundational, integrative, and socialization content.
TMP 281. Computational Methods and Modeling
(4) LEWIS, YORK
Recommended Preparation: PSY 221A; SOC 205A; ED 214A/B; or ECON 241A
Introduces students to computational techniques for explaining and predicting individual and collective action in organizations. Students will learn about the role of computational modeling in the research process and will explore different computational techniques, including agent-based modeling and system dynamics. Students will become familiar with the use of these techniques in the literature and will develop their skills in building computational models to examine organizational research questions.
TMP 282. Network Analysis
(4) SINGH, LEONARDI
Recommended Preparation: PSY 221A; SOC 205A; ED 214A/B; or ECON 241A
Reviews theoretical, conceptual, and analytic issues associated with network perspectives on communicating and organizing. Reviews scholarship on the science of networks in communication across a wide array of disciplines in order to take an in-depth look at theories, methods, and tools to examine the structure and dynamics of networks.
TMP 283. Organizational Ethnography
(4) BARLEY, LEONARDI
Recommended Preparation: PSY 221A; SOC 205A; ED 214A/B; or ECON 241A
This course is designed as an intense practicum in participant observation in an ethnographic tradition.
TMP 291AAZZ. Special Topics in Business and Management
(2-4) STAFF
Courses provide for the study of topics of current interest in the areas of business, technology management, entrepreneurship, and other issues related to the management and creation of sustainable businesses.
TMP 291A. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291B. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291C. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291DA. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291DS. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291DW. Deviance and Work: The Role of Breaching Expectations in Work Outcome
TMP 291KL. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291LC. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291LE. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291ME. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291OC. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291OE. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291OI. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291OT. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291SC. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291SG. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291ST. Work in an Age of Intelligent Technologies
TMP 291TN. Teams, Networks and Innovation
TMP 291TT. Special Topics in Business and Management
TMP 291TW. Readings in Technology, Work and Organizations
TMP 292. Managerial and Organizational Cognition
(4) LEWIS, LEONARDI
Introduction to the processes by which organizations make decisions.
TMP 293. Discourse and Institutions
(4) MOHR, BARLEY
Gives students a an understanding of how systems of meaning such as - cultural frames, discourse systems, categorical logics, rhetorical forms, conventions of understanding, subjective field mappings, collective ontologies or institutional logics operate so as to define the nature of markets, technologies, organizations, and organizational environments.
TMP 299. Independent Studies in Technology Management
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing; consent of department/instructor.
Directed individual study.
TMP 402. Marketing
(4) STAFF
Provides high-level overview of strategic marketing skills needed to succeed in today's competitive business environment. Enables motivated business and tech-oriented students to conduct detailed competitive, market & industry analyses in order to execute an effective strategic marketing plan, focusing on start-ups & established tech companies. Majority of course is skill-building through assigned readings, seminar lectures, guest lectures and case studies. In addition to gaining expertise, students benefit from working in teams and contributing to class discussions. Course culminates in group presentations of strategic marketing project. Projects are reviewed by a panel with representation from industry.
TMP 411. Economics of Competition in High Tech Industries
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
A general survey of macro and micro economic concepts as they apply to business creation, resource allocation, competition and market evolution. Theories of competition and innovation, diffusion of technology, pricing, distribution, promotion, advertising, and IP strategies.
TMP 412. Strategy for Technology-Driven Companies
(4) HANSEN
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Business models and structures for value creation, innovation, competitiveness; leadership and decisions. Features case studies and discussions to understand approaches and techniques to manage technological innovation and change within their organizations, including design and incentivization of teams and organizations to promote innovation. Understanding industry and technology impacts on business model selection and evolution. Special emphasis on sustainable business practices and strategies to maintain a competitive global business.
TMP 413. Building Brands
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
A key part of developing a successful business is to build a well-regarded brand. In this course, students learn the fundamental of building individual, product, and organizational brands. The course emphasizes strategies and tactics for brand building and brand management in technology-based companies.
TMP 421. Finance and Accounting for Technology-Driven Companies
(4) ADORNETTO
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Covers the major concepts, principles, and analytical tools that support financial-based managerial decision-making. Modules include measuring and analyzing financial performance, planning and budgeting, developing forecasts and financial pro-formas, time value of money, cost of capital, risk/return trade-offs, capital budgeting and investing, cash and working capital management, and cost accounting and analysis. Emphasis will be on applying these concepts and tools in technology businesses.
TMP 422. Data Science and Decision Making
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Theoretical models and mathematical tools for quantitative analysis, statistics, decision theory, management. Students will learn how various business situations are modeled and optimized effectively using mathematical modeling and quantitative techniques. Examples include time-series analysis, regression, optimization (linear, nonlinear, and discrete), probabilistic modeling, decision analysis, and simulation.
TMP 423. Technology-Based Operations
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Operations Management is about the flow of materials and information necessary to effectively and efficiently design and supply a product to a customer. Provides an understanding of the principles involved in designing, managing, and improving supply chain organizations and the related business systems and processes. These concepts will be presented through a combination of lectures, case studies, in-class discussions and exercises, as well as through presentations by experts in the field.
TMP 431. Product and Market Validation
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Data analytics, demand forecasting, defining and estimating market segments, determining consumer preferences. Explores the entire cycle of market research, from objectives and planning; choice of methodology; designing questionnaires and focus group guides; collecting, analyzing and interpreting data; and presenting findings. Special emphasis on using market research to develop and support decision-making processes to minimize risk and direct-resource investment.
TMP 432. Project Management in New Product Development
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Provides students with knowledge and tools to manage complex projects and operations to ensure that a project is completed on time, within budget, and with high quality by exploring specific techniques for accomplishing those three goals. Introduction to commonly used business systems and strategies for managing Value/Supply Chains, Information, Human Resources, considerations and strategies for global business operations. Prepares students to manage people, budgets, scheduling, and quality of projects.
TMP 433. Organizational Design for Continuous Innovation
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Effective management of information is the root of innovation. Provides approaches to use information to produce innovative products and ideas. Organized around questions whose answers are key components of successful innovation management.
TMP 441. Creating Value Through Human Capital
(4) LEWIS
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Explores human capital topics including employee selection, performance management, training and development, compensation, downsizing, and human capital analytics. Provides an understanding of how organizations manage knowledge assets for strategic advantage, and offers skills for managing in knowledge-intensive organizations.
TMP 442. Leading Technology Teams
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Technology firms rely on teams for critical R&D and project work. Introduces research findings and practical skills to leverage team-based capabilities and avoid the pitfalls of teamwork. Opportunities to hone team leadership and teamwork skills through case analyses and experiential exercises.
TMP 443. Building Strategic Partnerships
(4) ROTTNER
This course provides students with an understanding of the unique challenges in managing relationships and resources outside a focal firm. Students learn and apply skills around negotiation and stakeholder management. We focus on three themes in this course: creating value through partnering, claiming value through structured negotiation, and managing the relationships that sustain innovation.
TMP 451. Opportunity Recognition Practicum
(2) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Fall.
A series of lectures by faculty and visiting speakers covering new advances, business practices, and opportunities in technology, innovation management, entrepreneurship, education and social responsibility, with particular emphasis on understanding the difference between an interesting technology and a viable business opportunity.
TMP 452A. Leadership Practicum: Business Communication
(2) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing, enrolled in MTM degree program.
Teaches students fundamentals of business communication, including professional writing, presentation formation and delivery, and pitching.
TMP 452B. Leadership Practicum: Team Communication
(2) SEIBOLD
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing, must be enrolled in MTM degree program
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Winter.
Teaches students fundamentals of communication in project teams. Students work to enhance their own skills on their embedded internship teams.
TMP 452C. Leadership Practicum: Managerial Communication
(2) SEIBOLD
Prerequisite: Graduate standing, must be enrolled in MTM degree program
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Spring.
Teaches students fundamentals of managerial communication including how to convince and persuade peers, superiors, and subordinates. Students will work to develop their own effective communication repertoires.
TMP 462. Product Management
(4) STAFF
This course covers the foundational elements of Product Management, including managing product teams, identifying and targeting customer needs, prioritizing for product roadmaps, designing and developing products, launching and promoting products, and managing the product lifecycle.
TMP 463. Entrepreneurship
(4) STAFF
This course covers the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, including product ideation, forming and building a startup team, market validation, business model development, go-to-market strategies, capital acquisition, and building competitive insulation.
TMP 489AAZZ. Special Issues in Technology Commercialization
(2) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Spring.
This course is intended to provide current focused research and theory on newly developing issues in specific technological or managerial subjects.
TMP 491AAZZ. Special Topics in Technology Management
(1-12) STAFF
Courses provide for the study of topics of current interest in the areas of, business, technology management, entrepreneurship, and other issues related to management and creation of sustainable businesses.
TMP 491A. Leading Teams
TMP 491B. Branding
TMP 491C. Special Topics in Technology Management
TMP 491D. Digital Transformation
TMP 491I. Current Issues in Technology Management
TMP 491N. Negotiation
TMP 491P. Capstone Project
TMP 492. Business Communication
(1-4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Winter.
Teaches students fundamentals of business communication and develops skills for crafting and delivering persuasive and effective messages to different audiences.
TMP 493. Team Communication
(1-3) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Spring.
Teaches students fundamentals of team communication and develops skills for crafting and delivering persuasive and effective messages to different audiences.
TMP 499. Field Project
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing, must be enrolled in MTM degree program.
Students work in teams under the direction of a faculty advisor and industrial sponsor to tackle a management consulting project. Communication, reporting and presentation skills will also be covered. Course emphasizes practical, hands-on experience, and integrates skills acquired in courses completed in previous quarter.
TMP 500. Teaching Assistant Practicum
(1-8) STAFF
Prerequisite: Appointment as teaching assistant and departmental approval.
The application of research and theory to classroom practice in the teaching of undergraduate Technology Management courses. Faculty will supervise individual students as they lead discussion sections, prepare and grade examinations, read written assignments, and engage in individual consultations with students.
TMP 596. Directed Research
(1-8) TBA
Enrollment Comments: Quarters usually offered: Winter, Spring, Fall.
Individual tutorial. Provides students with supervised research experience including any of the following: reviewing literature, formulating research questions, designing measures, collecting and analyzing data, and writing papers.
TMP 597A. Preparation for the Qualifying Exam
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Completion of: 32 units of theory/research courses 16 units of Methods courses 8 units of Elective courses
Directed group or individual preparation for the doctoral qualifying examination.
TMP 597B. Preparation for Qualifying Paper
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Completion of: 32 units of theory/research courses 16 units of Methods courses 8 units of Elective courses
Directed preparation for the doctoral qualifying paper.
TMP 599. Dissertation Preparation
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of department; advancement to candidacy.
Course is reserved for writing the dissertation.