Technology has continued to play an increasingly important role in business and is now one of the core components to every organization’s operations. With numerous IT-related updates, analyses and projects taking place at every company each year, managers with a thorough understanding of technology are needed to coordinate and supervise the implementation of these projects. These managers must also evaluate new technology, make recommendations to executive management, maintain the IT budget, and manage personnel in one or more technology departments. Information technology managers must be knowledgeable on the different types of technology required for projects and the skill set of the organization’s technical staff. In addition, this position may be responsible for online and network security.
To effectively manage technology resources within the business framework, an MBA degree with a Technology Management focus provides instruction in analyzing technology systems issues facing companies in today’s market. This degree also explores the cornerstones of business: accounting, marketing, ethics and business law, strategic planning and management. Real-world scenarios will be studied and discussed.