Technology Management

Open University in Ireland

Technology Management

This postgraduate diploma will help you manage technology and innovation more effectively and realise its potential benefits. You’ll focus on the strategic and operational aspects of managing technological innovation and change and engage with a range of capabilities key to developing and delivering technological innovation – applying your learning as you study. You can achieve the MSc in Technology Management with a further 60 credits.

Key features of the course
• Provides an analytical view of strategic issues in technology management.
• Equips you for senior technology management roles.
• The opportunity to top up to our MSc in Technology Management in just one more year.

This postgraduate diploma is the same as the first two-thirds of our MSc in Technology Management (F36).

Subjects taught

To gain this qualification, you need 120 credits.
For module details please see "Course Web Page".

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

However, some option modules do have entry requirements. We’ll ask you to prove you meet them when you register for any of these modules:
• Managing in a changing world (B870)
• Creating and sustaining value (B872)
• Advance your independent learning (YXM830)

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


120 credits


Minimum - 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 Dip

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Flexible

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