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MSc Technology Management

There is widespread use of technology to solve business problems. Consequently, conceiving and managing technology solutions in response to business challenges have become vital to modern organizations. The award is appropriate for those wishing to develop their knowledge and skills in managing technology or managing in a technology-rich environment.

Technology Management is a set of management disciplines that allow organizations to manage their technological fundamentals to create competitive advantage. The award is concerned with forecasting the technology needs of an organization, developing and managing a technology roadmap to support the objectives of an organization and supervision of personnel across a wide variety of technological systems.

The award encompasses the study of systems methodologies, IT for strategic management, IT infrastructure including cloud-based services, database systems and human resources management in a technology rich organization.

Duration

MSc in Technology Management is an 18 months part-time degree awarded by Staffordshire University in the UK. All the thought modules are covered in one year followed by the dissertation.

Teaching and Learning

The programme consists of lectures, tutorials, workshops and projects. Projects are intended not only to develop students’ practical skills and application of technology, but also to develop your ability to work efficiently in a group as well as independently in a disciplined and structured setting.

Programme Structure

Strategic Planning and Systems Development

Technology Management

Quality and Project Management for Technology

Project Management

The Human Capital Dimension

Knowledge Management

Change Leadership

Personal Development and Research Methods

Dissertation

Admission Requirements

The qualification required for admission is normally a good Honours Degree or equivalent in any discipline. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good standard of English. In the absence of academic qualifications, appropriate work experience and potential to benefit from the Masters Programme will be taken into consideration in assessing the suitability of an applicant.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may assume managerial responsibilities that require technical expertise in any workplace. Graduates working in organizations where technology plays a key role will have prospects for career advancement. Graduates already in the IT field may aspire to positions such as Chief Technology Officer.

Fees

We have flexible payment options to suit your finances.You can choose to make the full payment upfront, semester payments in two to three instalments or the monthly instalments.

Staff

Dr. Kosala Yapa Bandara, Head, Postgraduate studies and Research at APIIT
15+ years of both industry and academic experiences in the UK, Ireland and Sri Lanka

Dr. Harinda Fernando, Head, School of Computing at APIIT
10+ years of academic experiences in Australia and Sri Lanka.

Dr. Saman Yapa, Senior Lecturer, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
25+ years of academic experiences in the UK and Sri Lanka

Dr. Hemamalie Tennakoon, Senior Lecturer, School of Business at APIIT
9+ years of both academic and industry experiences in the UK and Sri Lanka

Mr. Javed Ahsan,Senior Lecturer, School of Computing at APIIT
18+ years of both industry and academic experiences in the UK, Canada, India and Sri Lanka.

Dr. Sidath Handurukande, Analytics Manager, Accenture, Ireland
Former master researcher at Ericsson, Ireland and holding 7+ US and European patents

Dr. Rajitha Silva, PhD, MBA(CSU-AUS), BBA(Col), Lecturer- University of Colombo
15+ years of both academic and industry experiences in the UK and Sri Lanka

Dr. Chandana Ranasinghe, PhD, MBA, BSc Eng. Hons (Moratuwa)
Co-founder, Chief Operating Officer and VP of QA at Auxenta Inc.

Mr. Chandrakanth Jayasinghe, MBA IT (Moratuwa), BSc (Colombo), CIMA (UK)
Chief Information Officer, Colombo Stock Exchange.

Mr. Dhananjaya Ponnamperuma, MBA (PIM-USJ), BSc Eng. Hons (Moratuwa)
Director – Corporate Strategy & Innovation, Etisalat Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd.

Mr. Thilanga Jayarathne, MBA (USJ), BSc Eng. Hons (Moratuwa)
Manager Software Engineering, GT Nexus Services Pvt. Ltd.

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