Conference Dates

January 12-16, 2003


The Technological Innovation (TI) option of the Masters of Science in Technology program emphasizes the research, development and technical management of the technological innovation process within the technology-based organization. It is structured to aid the industrial and engineering professional that is responsible for the design and development of technical processes and products. This option includes the technical management of innovation processes, research and development, information technologies, and process technologies. Participants in this option come from a wide range of technological disciplines and draw on an extensive array of theoretical and applied knowledge. This paper presents the development and implementation of the TI option. It discusses the content foundation to the option and how the option is structured in order to promote industrial and engineering professional involvement in the enterprises organization