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BADM 543 ADV - Technology Strategy

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Technological change is a fundamental challenge and opportunity for business leaders in the modern economy. This course deals with concepts and analytical frameworks for strategizing and managing in an environment of technological upheaval and constant innovation. Broadly, students are exposed to ideas about how firms create value through new technologies, and how they in turn capture some of that value to make profits. Specific topics include sources and patterns of innovation, business models, first mover advantages, barriers to imitation, technology commercialization modes, network effects and standards competition, creative destruction and technological disruption, alliances and collaboration, and strategic renewal. The course aims to impart the strategic toolkits and skills required to manage dynamic technology-intensive businesses. Course Information: 2 or 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.

Special Instructions:

Students are required to log in and use Compass2g (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MS: Technology Management-UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Spring


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