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Master's Degree Programme in Strategic Leadership of Technology-based Business

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Advanced Studies
             
Technology Know How Management 5
 
   
Technology Leadership 5
 
   
Innovation and Change Management 5
 
   
Project Management 5
 
   
Financial Management 5
 
   
Project Work in an International Working Environment 5
 
   
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Working in the International Environment 5
 
   
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Master's Thesis
             
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Aim

The aim of the degree programme is to create professionals who are able to lead expertise in technology-based businesses and other organisations using technology extensively. The degree programme focuses especially on the skills needed to lead technology experts and technology competence, product development and innovation management, financial management, project management, international working environments and the development of the students’ own leadership behaviour.

Target Group

The Master’s degree (polytechnic) is intended for people who have completed the degree of Bachelor in Engineering and who have at least three years of working experience in a related field, after having completed the degree. For an applicant who has first completed a vocational or higher vocational diploma and then the applicable Bachelor’s degree, the minimum of three years of work experience may be accepted as the required work experience, provided that at lest one year has been accumulated after the completion of the Bachelor’s degree.

Degree

The degree is Master of Engineering. The degree gives the same qualifications for a public office as the Master’s Degree completed in a university.

Strategic Leadership of Technology Based Business

Managing competence means nurturing and building the expertise of an organisation. Knowledge economy is making its definite breakthrough, and for technology-based businesses it also includes the transformation from technical design and performance into constantly changing knowledge work.
Competitive organisations which use a lot of technology require professionals with an engineering background who also have managerial and leadership skills. The significance between the key persons who understand the relationships of matters and can guide the organisational renewal keeps growing.

Structure of Studies

The scope of the degree is 60 credits. The studies consist of a technology-based business development task (30 cr), advanced professional studies (25 cr) and free-choice studies (5 cr).
When applying for studies, the student must have a preliminary plan for the development task. In the advanced professional studies the students deepen their knowledge and skills on strategic leadership of technology-based business. The free-choice studies allow the students to improve their knowledge in the fields required by their development task or their professional tasks.