Technology Management Concentration

Do you have a background in technology? Looking to market your own innovations in technology? With an MPS in applied economics and management concentrating in technology management, you will develop the business skills that are required to manage your business ventures in technology.

About the Concentration

With its unique position as a part of both Cornell's SC Johnson College of Business and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is particularly suited to help train innovators in biotechnology, bioenergy, and agricultural technology, and to develop market innovators to create successful business ventures.

Concentration Requirements

Prerequisites

  • At least one semester of calculus
  • One course in management or marketing*
  • One course in accounting or finance*
  • One course in microeconomics*

* If students do not have these, they may be able to take them during their first semester, based on discussion with their faculty adviser.

Core Courses

  • AEM 3249 - Entrepreneurial Marketing and Strategy (fall, 3 credits)
  • AEM 4370 - Strategy and innovation (fall, 3 credits)
  • AEM 4380 - Entrepreneurial Strategy for Technology Ventures (spring, 1.5 credits)
  • AEM 4390 - Technology Strategy (spring, 1.5 credits)
  • AEM 6940 - Research on Innovation (fall)
  • Study trip to NYC Tech, Boston, or San Francisco to visit companies and learn about context (AEM 6940: 1 or 1.5 credits, with the field visit occurring between semesters).

Elective Courses

At least 12 credits from AEM 4000-level strategy and entrepreneurship classes, additional courses from this list, or equivalent (* indicates proposed MPS-level courses, including assignments added to courses currently offered at the 3000 level).

  • AEM 6220* - Digital Business Strategy
  • AEM 6249* - Entrepreneurship Marketing and Strategy
  • AEM 6250* - Business Planning Process for New Ventures (4 credits)
  • AEM 6310* - Introduction to Business Regulation
  • AEM 6350* - International Technology Marketing of Biotechnology
  • AEM 6380* - Social Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Solvers (4 credits)
  • AEM 4140 - Behavioral Economics and Managerial Decisions
  • AEM 4160 - Strategic Pricing
  • AEM 4190 - Strategic Thinking
  • AEM 4400 - Retail Strategy
  • AEM 4420 - Emerging Markets (3 credits)
  • AEM 4421 - Research and Strategy in Emerging Markets
  • AEM 4660 - Market Dynamics, Computer Simulation and Modeling
  • CEE 5900 - Project Management
  • CEE 5970 - Risk Analysis and Management
  • CHEME 5720 - Managing New Business Development
  • DEA 6450 - Dancing Mind/Thinking Heart: Creative Problem Solving Theory and Practice
  • HADM 4211 - Entrepreneurial Finance (3 credits)
  • ILRHR 4603 - Work Groups and Teams (fall, spring)
  • ILRHR 4603 - Work Groups and Teams (fall, spring)
  • ILRHR 6611 - Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurial Organizations (spring)
  • ILRHR 4672 - Leadership Development in Organizations (fall)
  • ILRHR 7451 - Leadership Assessment for Managers (fall, spring)
  • NBA 5930 - International Entrepreneurship
  • ORIE 5370 - Modeling in Finance
  • ORIE 5150 - Economics Analysis of Engineering Systems