Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree with a Specialization in
Technology Management

Today’s fast-paced, ever changing business environment requires leaders to have a firm grasp of technology. With an MBA degree with a specialization in Technology Management from AIU, you can learn to analyze, develop and deploy business solutions in even the most technology-driven environments.

Next Online Start Date:

November 08, 2017

Total Credits:

48

Offered:

Online
Atlanta
Houston

Program Details

AIU’s MBA with a specialization in Technology Management leverages critical graduate-level business courses and select courses from the Master of Science in Information Technology degree program to prepare students to manage technology environments.

This one-year MBA program is designed to help students get the in-depth, industry-current business knowledge they need—compressing their studies into a shorter timeframe, but still providing the knowledge and credentials they're looking for to get ahead professionally. In this program, you can learn to apply advanced business concepts to build teams, manage departments and develop business solutions, while getting an opportunity to learn how to lead, plan and direct IT environments.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Develop organizational and operational plans to solve problems and improve the business environment and performance
  • Analyze various leader, follow, cultural and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership and adapt to the needs of situations, employees and co-workers
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate the quality of decision making and research to solve problems
  • Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities
  • Evaluate the opportunities provided by technology for businesses
  • Recognize, evaluate and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts
  • Communicate effectively in business situations
  • Examine the implications of technology and the Internet on today’s business
  • Understand the fundamentals of core computer technologies including computer hardware, databases, network infrastructure, digital investigations and security
  • Apply IT project management, technology management and teambuilding skills to advance IT initiatives and outcomes
  • Explore the concepts of information technology, finance, economics and accounting to make effective decisions in the global business environment
  • Demonstrate current IT operations and marketing management practices and principles

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ACBSP USNEWS-2017

Courses

Degree Requirements

Business Core
FIN630 Global Financial Management 6
MGT600 Business Research for Decision Making 6
MKT640 A Managerial Approach to Marketing 6
MGT680 Strategic Management 6
Total Credit Hours: 24
Technology Management
ITCO610 Principles of Information Systems 6
ITPM611 Principles of IT Project Management 6
ITPM613 Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects 6
ITPM615 IT Project Quality Management 6

Total Credit Hours: 48

AIU's Master of Business Administration (MBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Your classes may include:

Principles of Information Systems

In this course students examine management skills as they relate to the information technology industry, taking into account the relationship between networking, databases, and programming.

Principles of IT Project Management

The course provides an overview of the roles, responsibilities, and management methods of the technology project manager. The course assumes no prior knowledge in management techniques and is intended to teach students how to develop approaches and styles of management for software projects.

Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects

This is an interactive course designed to provide a solid foundation in key leadership competencies and to afford students the opportunity for a truly transformational leadership experience. Several team building, motivation, and human resources development techniques are also covered.

IT Project Quality Management

This course combines project management with quality management by guiding you from Initiation to Closure with the use of cost control. You will develop and review typical management deliverables that illustrate the ability of the Project Manager to control the success of projects. In addition, you will use computer applications as a tool for project management.

Global Financial Management

Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business, and the making of standard financial management decisions.

Business Research for Decision Making

In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees, formulating strategy, and negotiating. This course requires students to understand, apply, and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as they apply to business studies and analysis.

A Managerial Approach to Marketing

This course focuses on the application of marketing concepts in a global organization. Students will examine international channel distribution as well as promotional, pricing, and product strategies.

Strategic Management

The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

Move forward with AIU’s 12-month online MBA program. Designed with 24/7 flexibility for busy professionals, this accredited MBA program can be completed in less than 12 months. That means you can pursue your degree and still balance a full-time career and busy life. Our 12-month online MBA program lets you learn anywhere, anytime with a wide range of practical and accessible support tools:

  • Intellipath™ - This personalized learning platform helps support student success by allowing you to skip what you already know and get support where you need it most. You can also retake tests to improve your overall grade
  • Technical Support – AIU offers 24/7 support, whether it’s by phone, email or live chat
  • AIU Online Library – Our library provides access to carefully selected articles, books and websites that can help you get the answers. Also, research guides and tutorials, APA resources, even a staff of professional librarians to assist you

Program Outline

AIU’s MBA with a specialization in Technology Management leverages critical graduate-level business courses and select courses from the Master of Science in Information Technology degree program to prepare students to manage technology environments.

This one-year MBA program is designed to help students get the in-depth, industry-current business knowledge they need—compressing their studies into a shorter timeframe, but still providing the knowledge and credentials they're looking for to get ahead professionally. In this program, you can learn to apply advanced business concepts to build teams, manage departments and develop business solutions, while getting an opportunity to learn how to lead, plan and direct IT environments.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Develop organizational and operational plans to solve problems and improve the business environment and performance
  • Analyze various leader, follow, cultural and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership and adapt to the needs of situations, employees and co-workers
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate the quality of decision making and research to solve problems
  • Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities
  • Evaluate the opportunities provided by technology for businesses
  • Recognize, evaluate and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts
  • Communicate effectively in business situations
  • Examine the implications of technology and the Internet on today’s business
  • Understand the fundamentals of core computer technologies including computer hardware, databases, network infrastructure, digital investigations and security
  • Apply IT project management, technology management and teambuilding skills to advance IT initiatives and outcomes
  • Explore the concepts of information technology, finance, economics and accounting to make effective decisions in the global business environment
  • Demonstrate current IT operations and marketing management practices and principles

Download program detail PDF

ACBSP USNEWS-2017

Courses

Degree Requirements

Business Core
FIN630 Global Financial Management 6
MGT600 Business Research for Decision Making 6
MKT640 A Managerial Approach to Marketing 6
MGT680 Strategic Management 6
Total Credit Hours: 24
Technology Management
ITCO610 Principles of Information Systems 6
ITPM611 Principles of IT Project Management 6
ITPM613 Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects 6
ITPM615 IT Project Quality Management 6

Total Credit Hours: 48

AIU's Master of Business Administration (MBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Classes Overview

Your classes may include:

Principles of Information Systems

In this course students examine management skills as they relate to the information technology industry, taking into account the relationship between networking, databases, and programming.

Principles of IT Project Management

The course provides an overview of the roles, responsibilities, and management methods of the technology project manager. The course assumes no prior knowledge in management techniques and is intended to teach students how to develop approaches and styles of management for software projects.

Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects

This is an interactive course designed to provide a solid foundation in key leadership competencies and to afford students the opportunity for a truly transformational leadership experience. Several team building, motivation, and human resources development techniques are also covered.

IT Project Quality Management

This course combines project management with quality management by guiding you from Initiation to Closure with the use of cost control. You will develop and review typical management deliverables that illustrate the ability of the Project Manager to control the success of projects. In addition, you will use computer applications as a tool for project management.

Global Financial Management

Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business, and the making of standard financial management decisions.

Business Research for Decision Making

In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees, formulating strategy, and negotiating. This course requires students to understand, apply, and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as they apply to business studies and analysis.

A Managerial Approach to Marketing

This course focuses on the application of marketing concepts in a global organization. Students will examine international channel distribution as well as promotional, pricing, and product strategies.

Strategic Management

The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.

Tuition and Fees

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

12 Month MBA

Move forward with AIU’s 12-month online MBA program. Designed with 24/7 flexibility for busy professionals, this accredited MBA program can be completed in less than 12 months. That means you can pursue your degree and still balance a full-time career and busy life. Our 12-month online MBA program lets you learn anywhere, anytime with a wide range of practical and accessible support tools:

  • Intellipath™ - This personalized learning platform helps support student success by allowing you to skip what you already know and get support where you need it most. You can also retake tests to improve your overall grade
  • Technical Support – AIU offers 24/7 support, whether it’s by phone, email or live chat
  • AIU Online Library – Our library provides access to carefully selected articles, books and websites that can help you get the answers. Also, research guides and tutorials, APA resources, even a staff of professional librarians to assist you

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