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Introduction to the Program

 

The goal of Sungkyunkwan University's Management of Technology (MOT) program is designed to foster 'Global Standard' students of professional talent who could improve the capability of technological commercialization and competitiveness of corporation and nation. The quality of teaching as well as research collaborations with GM, Sun Microsystems, EDS, Samsung and Yahoo has made our MOT programs more successful.

 

 

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We educate experts combining MOT theory and business practice to have world-class competiveness. The main goal of our education is to train people in charge of technology management, or leaders of R&D organizations. We foster these people to become technology planning managers, R&D managers and techno-CEOs. We provide opportunities to improve leadership/ideaship capability, field adaptation capability, multicultural comprehensive skills, language/expression skills and research morality.

 

 

 

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1. Faculty

  The overall goal of MoT is to produce MoT engineers and leaders in the industries. To meet this goal, we provide faculties in a broad spectrum of areas such as Technology Commercialization, Technology Licensing, Technology Accounting, Technology Financing, Global Technology Exchange Management, New Product Development, Technology Marketing and etc.

 

<Full-time professor>

 

Name

Major field

Degree

Research field

Core subjects

Career

Hee Sang, Lee

Management of Technology

Georgia Tech, Ph.D

Technology Strategy /

Open Innovation

Technology Strategy, MoT Methodology

KT R&D center, Professor of Hankuk University of Fereign Studies, PI of MoT Human Resource Development, Vice-chairman of Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers

Wan

Sun,

Shin

Management of Technology

U. of Oklahoma, Ph.D

Techno-leadership

Technology Leadership, Open Innovation

Professor of Mississippi State University, Outside Director of Samsung Engineering, Assistant Administrator of Public Institute Evaluator, President of Korean Society for Quality Management

Young Taek, Park

Innovation Management

KAIST Ph.D

Innovation Management

New Product Development, Entrepreneurship

Head of SKKU Academic-Industrial Cooperation, President of Korean Society for Quality Management, Advisory of Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Motors, POSCO, and Korea Electronic Power Corporation.

Geun Tae,

Jo

Management of Technology

SKKU, Ph.D

Technology Management / R&D Management

MoT Introduction, Manufacture Strategy

Advisory of Korea Health Industry Devvelopment Institute, Samsung Electronics DMC, PI of MoT Human Resource Development, Vice-president of Korea Society for Innovation Management & Economics

Jun Seok, Shin

Management of Technology

SNU, Ph.D

MoT / Technology Innovation

Technology Innovation, Technology Economy

Advisory of Samsung Economic Research Institute, Samsung Electronics DMC, Korea Electronic Power Corporation, Amore Pacific R&D

Myung Yong, Lee

Management of Technology

SNU, Ph.D

MoT

Economic Analysis, MoT Statistics

KT

Khaphong, Choi

Management of Technology

Ph.D

MoT

Technology Policy

Korean Standards Association

 

 

2. Courses and Curriculums

Our curriculum also provides graduates with the necessary educational foundation to pursue advanced studies in a broad spectrum of areas. Furthermore, the MoT students can choose one of the four ‘Tracks’: Future COO Track for the ones in a venture or small and medium industry, Future CTO Track for the ones in enterprise of middle standing companies, Future CRO Track for the ones in Public research institute, and MoT Track for full-time graduates.

 

<MoT Course Table>

 

Field

Name of Subject

Contents

Course Recommendation

CTO

CRO

COO

Strategy/

Policy

(9 subjects) 

MoT

Practical application about technical innovation administration

o

o

o

Technology Strategy

Technology selection for a private enterprise and competitive strategy

o

 

o

Technology Policy

Understanding government policy on technology

 

o

 

Business Strategy

Technique of technology 

o

 

o

Technology Innovation

Macroscopic/Microscopic

technology innovation

o

 

o

Open Innovation

Technical cooperation, Open innovation theory and cases study

o

o

o

Technology Leadership

Leadership issues and case study for MoT field

   

o

Manufacturing Strategy

Introducing strategies for innovations in production

o

 

o

Organization Personnel Management

Technology organization management/evaluation

 

o

o

Planning/

Management

(10 subjects)

 

 

Technology Planning

Strategic technology plan and Strategy of R&D and formation effectively

o

 

o

Technology Forecasting

Exploratory forecasting techniques such as growth curve, trend extrapolation, correlation methods and casual models

o

o

 

Conditional Analysis of New Technology

New technology trend analysis and management

o

 

o

International Management of Technology

International management of Tech., management of R&D, and management of R&D Org.

o

   

Project Management

Overall process and the methodologies for successful software project management

 

o

 

R&D Evaluation

Evaluating R&D project and Managing R&D performance

 

o

 

Technology Roadmap

Learning how to coordinate R&D activities and eliminating duplications

o

o

o

New Product Development

Quality control of product, cost control, and case study

o

 

o

Service Development

Service development/management case study

o

   

Technology Marketing

Theories and cases related to the marketing

 

o

o

Transfer/

Commercilization

(10 subjects)

Technology Contract

Legal contract of technology

o

 

o

Strategy of Intellectual Property

Principle to generate a quality invention and strategic patents

o

o

 

Technology Commercialization

Concept and methodologies of technology commercialization

o

 

o

Technology Finance

Obtaining and supplying technology financial funds

o

o

o

Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship

Learning how to create venture and what makes an entrepreneur

 

o

o

Venture Management

Venture business’ special quality and capacity that venture business manager must know

 

o

o

Market Analysis

Methodologies to analyze technology market and new product market

o

o

 

New Business Development

Study plan to make business

o

   

Technology Valuation

Studying to evaluate value of a technology

o

o

o

Technology Transfer

Technology transfer and management

 

o

o

Convergence/

Tool

(7 subjects) 

Analytic Methods of Technology Management

Qualitative case analysis, Single case analysis, Multiple case analysis, Statistical generalization, Qualitative generalization

o

o

o

Accounting for MoT

Basic concepts and principles for accounting for MoT practitioners

o

 

o

Economics of Technology

Economic analysis of productivity and growth account at industry level.

 

o

 

Convergence of MoT

Understanding convergence technology and management

o

o

o

Technology & Design

Design management for technology innovation

o

 

o

MoT Statistics

Multivariate statistics analysis

o

o

o

Technology Information System

Application of information system from technology

o

o

 

Practical MOT

 (7 subjects)

Practical Project 1

On-site project for the 1st semester

o

o

o

Practical Project 2

On-site project for the 2nd semester

o

o

o

Practical Project 3

On-site project for the 3rd semester

o

o

o

Practical Project 4

On-site project for the 4th semester

o

o

o

MoT Seminar 1

International MoT Trend

o

o

o

MoT Seminar 2

International MoT Trend

o

o

o

Internship

Internship in domestic and global enterprise

o

o

o

 

 

 

 

<MoT Curriculum Table>

 

Curriculum

Years

Courses form

Credits

Conferment of Degree

Master

2

Week

Night/Weekend

45

MS in Management of Technology (Special Degree)

Ph. D

2

Week

Night/Weekend

36

Ph. D in Management of Technology

(Academic Degree)

 

3. Admission Requirements

A minimum of an undergraduate degree or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard.

Admission decisions are made by the admission committee and are based on:

           -Previous academic accomplishments

           -Demonstrated potential for graduate and professional success

           -Work experience

 

SKKU MoT strives for balanced geographic and industry representation.

 

Why Choose Us?
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While there are many reasons why you should apply to the Department of MoT, below highlights some particular areas you should consider:


-SKKU MoT experts will be able to enjoy a flexible career path that allows them to advance in many types of organizations
-Students will study following the system of problem-based learning with practical cases in many of our courses
-Students will have an opportunity to participate in projects with our faculty members
-Students will have an opportunity to apply to GM global internships in the US
-SKKU strives for balanced geographic and industry representation.
 

 

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