ITE 540: Technology Management and Leadership

Course Description

This course is intended for students to understand challenges in managing technology organizations, choosing from different models a leadership approach that best suits the needs of the company. The course explores the value of leadership in technology-intensive environments, and provides students with the tools necessary to inculcate a positive corporate culture and instill organization processes and best practices most suited for the organization. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to (i) make changes in their style of leadership and improve their effectiveness in managing technology organizations, (ii) implement strategy and process within their organization to increase trust, transparency and ownership, (iii) develop best practices for the organization that are aligned with technology needs, and (iv) institute metrics and Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP). 

Core Course

3 units