Technology Management and Entrepreneurship

For more information regarding courses offered through the MTME program, please contact a program assistant.

Course NumberCourse NameDescriptionCredit Hours
TME6025 Product Design and Development

Full-year Product Design and Development course (fall and winter of same academic year). The cornerstone is a project in which teams of 4 or 5 students concieve, design and prototype a product. The proposed solution would use modern tools and methods for product design and development, and should meet a broad range of constraints including health and safety, sustainable development, and should meet a broad range of constraints including health and safety sustainable development and environmental stewardship. Weekly class sessions are conducted in lecture of workshop mode and employ case and hand-on exercises to reinforce the key ideas. Topics include identifying customer needs, concept generation, product architecture, industrial design, and design-for-manufacturing.

Prerequisites:  Have recieved approval from both their program coordinator and the TME Program Chair.

8 ch
TME6213 Quality Management The course is designed to prepare participants for the management practices which they might expect to encounter in a progressive organization. Many of these practices involve the standardization and continuous improvement of business processes. The course explores implementation and maintenance techniques for ISO 9000, the international standard on quality management. It also focuses on the use of continuous improvement and statistical process control (SPC) concepts, which lead to fundamentally new ways of thinking about innovation and problem solving. 3 ch
TME6313 Managing Engineering and IT Projects The future of most organizations depends on successful projects. Participants in this one-week intensive project management course will gain an understanding of the principles of project management including organizing, planning, scheduling and controlling projects to achieve a set of objectives. The course will enhance knowledge and skills of project managers in such topics as people management skills, managing project risks, controlling project changes and systems thinking. Emphasis is placed on technology-intensive projects that tend to have a high degree of specialized human resources skills/knowledge requirements. 3 ch
TME6319 Experiential Learning - Technology Management and Entrepreneurship An opportunity for experiential learning related to the management of technology and/or technological entrepreneurship. Students co-design, develop and implement a project in collaboration with an external organization or a designated mentor. The project must be jointly supervised by a representative of the external organization or mentor, and a designated faculty member. 3 ch
TME6386 Special Topics in Technology Management & Entrepreneurship This course is intended to provide students an opportunity to study a topic not currently covered by other graduate courses. The course of study will be under the direction of a faculty member with appropriate expertise. Permission of the instructor(s) of the associated course and the program Chair is required. 3 ch
TME6996 Integrative Project - Technology Management and Entrepreneurship A practical entrepreneurial project which provides an opportunity to explore, implement and recommendations. Students co-design, develop and implement a project in collaboration with an external organization or a designated mentor. The project must be jointly supervised by a representative of the external organization or mentor, and a designated faculty member. Note: Restricted to MTME students. 6 ch