Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    Feb 27, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024
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PADM 5473 - Public Interest Technology

Summer. 1 credit. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: EMPA students.

N. Su.

This course will equip you with an understanding of the technical, strategic, organizational, managerial, and social issues surrounding technologies in public and related sectors, and help you develop the knowledge for analyzing and managing technologies in diverse settings. The course integrates 1. key managerial topics, such as technology acquisition, global sourcing, project management, risk governance, and technology enabled strategies; 2. emerging technology trends driving today’s global economy; 3. case studies from economies worldwide; 4. analytical frameworks for problem-solving and decision-making in real-life scenarios. The course is designed for students both with and without a technical background.

Outcome 1: Articulate the key elements of technology systems and the development and governance process.

Outcome 2: Analyze and manage the value and risks of a diverse portfolio of technology projects and programs.

Outcome 3: Apply the analytical frameworks in the course to develop solutions and strategies for real-life cases.

Outcome 4: Assess emerging technology trends and leverage them to transform global public and private sectors.

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