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Project managers and technical change : curriculum development in strategic technology management

Hampson, Keith D. (1996) Project managers and technical change : curriculum development in strategic technology management. In Proceedings of 3rd International Electronic Forum on Research and Education for Construction (AUBEA 1996), University of Melbourn, Melbourne, Vic.

Abstract

Traditional business approaches do not take account of the rapid technological developments underpinning today's world. Further understanding the role of technology and its efficient management to build and maintain a competitive edge in business can allow project managers to more successfully manage organisations, and to adapt to and capitalise on, today’s rapidly changing environment. Strategic Technology Management links engineering, science and management principles to identify, choose, and implement the most effective means of attaining compatibility between internal skills and resources of an organisation and its competitive, economic and social environment.

This paper reviews the rationale and the development of a new Strategic Technology Management subject in QUT’s Master of Project Management program. It discusses recent developments in the area of technology management from an international perspective, provides details of the curriculum developed and discusses the experience of completing two years of teaching the new program.

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ID Code: 41062
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: efficient management, project managers, Strategic Technology Management
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 01 Apr 2011 09:03
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2011 02:22

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