Technological innovations are one of the significant drivers of enterprise growth and survival. The concentration in Global Technological Innovation is designed for students who want to work on developing new technologies and innovations and bringing them to market. This concentration provides knowledge and skills for students to navigate the process of creating new ventures and projects within global organizations and markets. Entrepreneurs and students from the fields of science, medicine, engineering and technology can benefit from this area of emphasis. MBA Global Technological Innovation graduates work in small, medium, and large enterprises in all industries that focus on product development.
The following are the required courses for this concentration. Review the course descriptions for additional information about each course and its prerequisites, if applicable.
|6500:675||Global Supply Chain Management||(3 credits)|
|6500:665||Management of Technology||(3 credits)|
(*Required for students with no work experience; taken for credit but not applied toward graduation requirements.)
Gateway courses may be waived based on recent comparable coursework or waiver exams.
Students must show proficiency in the following areas critical to success in the MBA:
There are many ways to show proficiency, including testing.
*All core and Professional courses require Excel, writing and statistics proficiency prior to enrollment.
The Action learning course CAN be satisfied within the concentration. Review the full list of approved Action Learning courses.
(Restricted to students graduating within two semesters.)
Students currently admitted to this program may have different course requirements than those listed here. Refer to your official Program Checklist and DARS in My Akron for your program requirements.