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Technology Management



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SS 2019 - SoSe 2020

Fakultät VII

H 71

Institut für Technologie und Management

37331200 FG Technologie- und Innovationsmanagement

Salomo, Sören

Salomo, Sören

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Learning Outcomes

The Technology Management module mainly provides specific knowledge in strategic and operational tasks of technology management, strategic technology and business foresight, and methods and tools of technology management. The students will be enabled to effectively apply methods related to strategic foresight (e.g., technology profiles, scenario analysis). They will learn to perform autonomous research on background information and apply specific tools in groups using methods learned in class. Critical reflection on selected topics from technology management is encouraged.


The conceptual part covers the importance of and means for identification and usage of technology for the corporate competitiveness. The most relevant tools of technology management are introduced, they are presented as interlinked elements of a comprehensive corporate technology management system, and their importance is discussed. Here, the focus is on technology lifecycle analysis, technology trend curves, technology portfolios, scenario analysis, and road mapping. Another tool-set relates to strategic foresight, where forecasts are made by technology roadmaps and scenario analysis to identify and qualify technology trends. The different methods will be applied by student groups working with real-life examples and challenges. This task is supported by selected software tools.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Technology Management IV SS English 6

Workload and Credit Points

Technology Management (IV):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 6.0h 90.0h
Class preparation and follow-up 15.0 6.0h 90.0h
180.0h(~6 LP)

Course-independent workload:

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Preparation of presentation and seminar thesis 1.0 120.0h 120.0h
Exam preparation 1.0 60.0h 60.0h
180.0h(~6 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 360.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 12 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

In the theoretical part, the knowledge of the module provides and discusses current research results. In the practical part, a self-selected and software-based scenario is designed and analyzed.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Bachelor thesis passed

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

No information

Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 points in total



Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Exam 50 written 60 min.
Group or single presentation 25 practical 10 min.
Seminar thesis 25 practical 20 pages

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

The portfolio examination consists of the following elements, adding up to a maximum of 100 credits. The grading follows the joint conversion key of the School of Economics and Management (decision of the school's council dated May 28, 2014 - FKR VII-4/8-28.05.2014).

Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 50.

Registration Procedures

Enrolment information can be found on

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Recommended literature
No recommended literature given.

Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following Degree Programs (new System):


The module is offered in cooperation with the University of Potsdam.