Technology Innovation Management

Co-Major: Technology Innovation Management
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 186.0
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 52.0201
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code:
11-1021; 11-9199

The Technology Innovation Management program is a co-major that must be taken in conjunction with the following majors Accounting, Finance, International Business, Legal Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing or Operations and Supply Chain Management.

About the Program

Over the last two decades, Technology and Innovation Management has emerged as a unique and exciting area within the broad field of management. The field focuses broadly on understanding the process of innovation, and management approaches to innovation with special emphasis on technology change a source of innovations.

The Technology Innovation Management program offers a very significant way of differentiating the Drexel business student in the marketplace by embedding skill sets and knowledge base emphasizing technology innovation management which is built on a sold business background. Students most likely to benefit from a technology innovation management co-major will have majors in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems; however, this is not a restricted co-major. Technology Innovation Management courses are oriented primarily toward innovation, with an emphasis on technology-based innovation.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses: *16.0
Introduction to Technology Innovation Management
Designing Innovative Organizations
Competing in Technology Industries
Technology Management
Select two courses from either track:8.0
Product Innovation Track
Business Consulting
Team Development and Leadership
Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
Interactive Marketing
Global Marketing
New Product Development
New Media Marketing
Intellectual Property and Cyber Law
Process Innovation Track
Business Consulting
Introduction to Enterprise Application Software Using SAP - Logistics
Intro to Enterprise Application Software Using SAP - Accounting & Analytics
Information System Project Management
Service Operations Management
Total Credits24.0
Suggested Electives:
ENTP 250Ideation3.0
ENTP 329Entrepreneurship & New Technologies3.0
ENTP 340Managing Entrepreneurial Growth3.0
ENTP 385Innovation in Established Companies3.0
ENTP 450Launch It!3.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
Term 1Credits
BUSN 101Foundations of Business I4.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
MATH 101Introduction to Analysis I4.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
UNIV B101 [WI] The Drexel Experience1.0
 Term Credits16.0
Term 2
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
MATH 102Introduction to Analysis II4.0
BUSN 102Foundations of Business II4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 3
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
PSY 101General Psychology I3.0
General Education Elective3.0
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
Select one of the following3.0
Applied Cells, Genetics & Physiology 
Applied Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution 
Applied Chemistry 
Applied Physics 
 Term Credits17.0
Second Year
Term 4
ACCT 116Managerial Accounting Foundations4.0
STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
BLAW 201Business Law I4.0
COM 270 [WI] Business Communication3.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 5
INTB 200International Business4.0
MIS 200Management Information Systems4.0
Social Science Elective3.0
Select one of the following3.0
BIO 100
 
BIO 101
 
CHEM 151
 
PHYS 151
 
 Term Credits14.0
Third Year
Term 6
OPM 200Operations Management4.0
FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
MKTG 201Introduction to Marketing Management4.0
English Literature Elective ENGL 200 through 3993.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 7
ORGB 300 [WI] Organizational Behavior4.0
PHIL 105Critical Reasoning3.0
Primary Major Course 14.0
MGMT 201Introduction to Technology Innovation Management4.0
 Term Credits15.0
Fourth Year
Term 8
MGMT 301Designing Innovative Organizations4.0
Primary Major Course 24.0
Primary Major Course 34.0
HIST Elective4.0
 Term Credits16.0
Term 9
MGMT 302Competing in Technology Industries 4.0
Primary Major Course 44.0
Primary Major Course 54.0
Society and Culture Elective3.0
 Term Credits15.0
Fifth Year
Term 10
Fine Arts Elective3.0
Primary Major Course 64.0
UNIV B201Career Management1.0
MGMT 364Technology Management4.0
General Education Elective3.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 11
Science or Computer Science Elective3.0
Primary Major Course 74.0
MGMT 450Strategy and Competitive Advantage4.0
Select course from Product Innovation or Process Innovation Track4.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 12
Select course from Track chosen in term 11 4.0
Select one of the following4.0
Introduction to Entrepreneurship 
Business Consulting 
Business Consulting for Nonprofits 
Management Simulation 
Business Statistics II 
Primary Major Course 84.0
General Education Elective3.0
General Education Elective3.0
 Term Credits18.0
Total Credit: 186.0

The minor in Technology Innovation is designed for students with varied backgrounds who seek to develop knowledge and skills in innovation process and strategic approaches to technology. These technology innovation management skills are intended to supplement other majors from around the university.

Minor in Technology Innovation Management

  • No more than 2 courses or 8.0 credits required by a student’s major may be counted towards this minor.
  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better must be earned for each course in this minor for it to be counted.
  • No more than two transfer courses may be used to complete this minor. Transfer credits must be taken before matriculated at Drexel.
  • Students should check the pre-requisites of all classes when selecting electives. It is the responsibility of the student to know pre-requisites.
  • Business & engineering and economic students may complete any of the business minors, including: accounting, economics, finance, international economics, international business, legal studies, management information systems, marketing, business analytics, organizational management, and operations & supply chain management. 
  • Cannot do a major and a minor in the same field of study.
Required Courses
MGMT 201Introduction to Technology Innovation Management4.0
MGMT 301Designing Innovative Organizations4.0
MGMT 302Competing in Technology Industries 4.0
MGMT 364Technology Management4.0
Select 2 courses from either track:8.0
Product Innovation Track
Intellectual Property and Cyber Law
Entrepreneurial Finance
Business Consulting
New Product Development
Interactive Marketing
Global Marketing
New Media Marketing
Team Development and Leadership
Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
Process Innovation Track
Business Consulting
Intro to Enterprise Application Software Using SAP - Accounting & Analytics
Information System Project Management
Service Operations Management
Total Credits24.0

Technology Innovation Management Faculty

Shanti Dewi Anak Agung Istri, PhD (Georgia Institute of Technology ). Assistant Professor. Technology commercialization; Technology entrepreneurship.
Suresh Chandran, PhD (Vanderbilt University). Associate Clinical Professor. Corporate entrepreneurship; corporate social responsibility; global management; intellectual property and employee rights; Sustainability; Technological Innovation.
Robert W. Keidel, PhD (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania). Clinical Professor. Cognitive coaching; Executive team building; Organizational design; Strategic thinking; Strategy creation
Jeongsik Lee, PhD (University of California Los Angeles). Assistant Professor. Economics of Innovation; Social networks; Technology management
Yu-Chieh Lo, PhD (University of Southern California). Assistant Professor. Categorization in markets; Organization theory; Technology innovation.
Dali Ma, PhD (University of Chicago). Assistant Professor. Social hierarchy; Social networks; Sociology of entrepreneurship; Sociology of transitional China
Michele K. Masterfano, DBA (Argosy University). Associate Clinical Professor. Business Planning; Marketing Research; Marketing Strategy; Social Capital; Social Networking
Rajiv Nag, PhD (Pennsylvania State University). Assistant Professor. Organizational Knowledge and Identity; Organizational learning and change; Strategic Leadership; Strategic Performativity
V. K. Narayanan, PhD (University of Pittsburgh) Delloitte Touche Jones Stubbs Professor. <em>Management Department</em> Cognition and Strategy; Corporate Entrepreneurship; Organization design
Haemin Park, PhD (University of Washington). Assistant Professor. IPO, Knowledge-based Vie of the Firm; Technology Entrepreneurship; Venture capital
Stanley Ridgley, PhD (Duke University). Assistant Clinical Professor. Business communication; Cognition and strategy; Competitive intelligence; Determinants of Firm Performance; Global Management; New Markets in Emerging Countries; Russian Business Culture.
Daniel Tzabbar, PhD (University of Toronto). Assistant Professor. <em>Management Department</em> Accessing and managing knowledge; Alliances; Human capital; Organizational learning and change; Social Capital; Technology Entrepreneurship; Technology Innovation
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