Strategic Technology Management, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Gain a strategic view of technology & innovation on this Strategic Technology Management course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois.

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Participants learn tools 1) to gain strategic advantage as they manage and respond to technological and business model change, 2) to leverage technological changes to deliver new value that customers appreciate, and 3) to effectively lead innovation initiatives with this Strategic Technology Management course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois.

The success of modern companies depends critically on their manager’s ability to generate strategic innovation which leverages technological and market changes. A key part of the equation is delivering new products that deliver exceptional customer value.  Another essential element is implementing innovation initiatives effectively. The Strategic Technology Management specialization is targeted towards aspiring managers, managers at all levels, and entrepreneurs who look to gain a well-rounded knowledge of technology management through courses that integrate the areas of strategic innovation, customer centric product development, and managing innovation. Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the strategic impact of technological change on markets 
  • Strategies to characterize innovation situations and develop strategic responses 
  • Business model and platform-centric innovation 
  • Understanding unmet customer needs to identify innovation opportunities 
  • Delivering new products that deliver exceptional customer value
  • Designing organizations that navigate established and new businesses simultaneously
  • Leading innovation teams 
  • Designing and leading change initiatives for innovation

Applied Learning Project

A central premise of these courses is obtaining well-rounded expertise to understand and undertake effective strategic innovation. Course videos include application-based exercises that encourage students to apply conceptual materials to their experience and readings.

Skills You Will Gain:

  • Technology Strategy
  • New Product Development
  • Customer Behavior and Innovation
  • Innovation Management
  • Business model innovation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology Strategy: Creative Destruction
  • Customer Centric Innovation
  • Managing Innovation: Ambidexterity, Teams and Leading Change

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

Beginner level

  • No prior experience required

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