MBA in Technology Management is a 2- year full- time course divided into 4 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. These programs are focused on developing leaders in the business world who not only are adept at managing current technology but also understand how to adapt to its rapid changes within the workplace.
Most programs in this field aim to teach students how to advance their knowledge across multiple technologies and focus on innovation as a means of leadership. Students learn about managerial economics, such as supply and demand, production technology, costs and operation of markets.
They are taught about the use of technological tools and systems to address these areas. Coursework may cover IT project management, IT business functions and technical operations strategies. The course intends to produce business professionals with sound knowledge and experience of various aspects of the IT Industry.
Students learn to evaluate intellectual property issues, manage technical personnel and use electronic commerce to expand a company's potential reach.
|Master of Business Administration in Maharashtra||Master of Business Administration in Uttar Pradesh||Master of Business Administration in Tamil Nadu||Master of Business Administration in Karnataka|
The average annual course fee charged in India ranges anywhere between INR 50,000 and 8,00,000, depending upon the institute offering the course. The basic eligibility criterion to pursue the course is graduation completedwith a minimum aggregate score of 60%from a recognized university.
The average annual starting salary offered in India to successful postgraduates of the course ranges between INR 4,00,000 to 20,00,000, depending upon the candidate’s expertise in the field.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||Graduation from a recognized university|
|Admission Process||Counselling after taking entrance examination|
|Course Fee||INR 50,000 to 8,00,000|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 4,00,000 to 20,00,000|
The program is designed to train students to manage research and evaluate technology- related strategies in companies and organizations. Through lecture courses, hands-on projects and internship opportunities, students learn to anticipate emerging trends, lead organizations and transform innovation into success.
These programs are often also available in online or hybrid formats. Courses focus on integrating technology with business and emphasize the ways in which technology affects business operations.
Marketing, organizational behaviour, production and statistical analysis are highlighted. The program focuses on designing innovative products through research and development, as well as developing creative solutions that improve business operations. Students learn to evaluate intellectual property issues, manage technical personnel and use electronic commerce to expand a company's potential reach.
The minimum requirement for admission to this program is a 3- year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 60% marks in aggregate.
Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance exam such as the Xavier Aptitude Test XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ Xavier GMAT (X-GMT)/ NMAT by GMAC. Subsequently, shortlisted candidates are called for a round of Personal Interview based on their performance in the entrance test.
Candidates are selected based on past academic record, relevant work experience, performance in performance in XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMT/ NMAT by GMAC and Personal Interview.
|Master of Business Administration in Telangana||Master of Business Administration in Madhya Pradesh||Master of Business Administration in Andhra Pradesh||Master of Business Administration in Gujarat|
Some of the top institutes offering the course in the country with the corresponding locations and fees charged by the respective colleges are listed below.
|COLLEGE NAME||CITY||AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE|
|Bharathiar university||Coimbatore||INR 1,20,000|
|CEPT university||Ahmedabad||INR 3,71,800|
|DBU Global||Gobindgarh||INR 51,300|
|GNA university||Phagwara||INR 1,60,000|
A semester- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below.
|Foundation in technology management|
|Technology, creativity and innovation|
|Information technology for business|
|Organizational behavior and inter personal skills|
|Principles of marketing|
|Accounting for management|
|Technology forecasting and assessment|
|Technology transfer management|
|Technology projects, appraisal and evaluation|
|Business research methods|
|Economic and legal environment|
|Production and operations management|
|International business and strategic alliances|
|Organizational development and team building|
|Leadership and change management|
|Strategic management of technology|
|Supply chain management|
|Performance appraisal and counseling|
|Industrial relations and labour laws|
The course equips students with an edge over competitors required for many management-level positions. Many businesses and corporations are increasingly seeking candidates with an MBA to fill management- level positions.
They are hired as Information Systems Managers, Computer Systems Analysts, Chief Technology Officers etc. Many managers are also given the responsibility to directly interact with foreign clients to understand their requirements and specifications over a project and many are absorbed in business development roles.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to such postgraduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|JOB POSITION||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY|
|Project Manager||Project Management responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Project Managers should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis.|
Project Managers are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams.
|Product Manager||Product Managers are responsible for developing products by identifying potential products, conducting market research, generating product requirements, determining specifications, producing timetables, pricing, and time- integrated plans for product introduction, and developing marketing strategies. Product Managers work with cross- functional teams to design, build and roll out products that deliver the company's vision and strategy.||INR 15,00,000|
|Analytics Manager||Analytics Managers are responsible for managing a team of business analysts that use business data and statistical methods to provide insight into business performance and suggest areas for improving operations. They also implement analytical approaches and methodologies in the interpretation of results. They may collect and analyse external market data to provide benchmarks for comparison purposes.||INR 13,00,000|
|System Manager||System Managers are responsible for the secure and effective operation of all computer systems, related applications, hardware and software that is used within a wide range of public and private sector organisations. They also evaluate user needs and system functionality and ensuring that ICT facilities meet these needs. They help in planning, developing and implementing the ICT budget and obtaining competitive prices.||INR 7,00,000|
|IT Manager||IT managers are responsible for the secure and effective operation of all computer systems, related applications, hardware and software that is used within a wide range of public and private sector organisations. They also plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations. They help to design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures.||INR 10,00,000|