Technology Management

Open University in Ireland

Technology Management

If technology, innovation and change are factors in your organisation or role, this certificate will extend your knowledge, skills and capability – adding value to your career and workplace. It provides a rounded view of the management of technology and technological innovation. You can progress to the postgraduate diploma and then the MSc in Technology Management.

Key features of the course
• Focuses on strategic and operational aspects of managing technological innovation and change
• Encourages you to apply your learning to your own particular technology context
• A wide choice of optional modules enabling you to tailor your studies to your own needs and interests

How long it takes
The minimum time to complete is 1 year. The maximum time to complete is 8 years.

Subjects taught

To gain this qualification, you need 60 credits.
For module details please see "Course Web Page".

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Although this qualification has no entry requirements, we recommend you have:
• A UK honours degree (or equivalent) or technology management experience.
• Minimum IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores of:
o Reading: 5.5
o Writing: 5.5
o Speaking: 5.5
o Listening: 5.5
o Overall: 6.0


60 credits


1-2 years

Enrolment dates

See Course Web Page link for next start date.

Post Course Info

Career relevance
The technology management programme develops analytical skills and provides practically relevant knowledge that will equip you well for a variety of management and leadership roles. The competent technology manager is a highly valued professional, capable of ensuring that the organisation reaps all the potential rewards from its investment in technology of whatever type. You will develop a range of job-related and transferable skills such as critical thinking, creative problem solving, and the ability to cope with rapid technological change. The capabilities in research and problem-solving developed can be exploited in all professional situations at all management levels. Employers are also impressed by the commitment and determination it takes to succeed with the OU while keeping up family and work commitments. These benefits, together with the opportunities to add value by applying your learning to the workplace as you study, make technology management programmes very attractive vehicles towards success in senior management roles.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PG Cert

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Flexible

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