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Jul 09 - Sep 10, 2024
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Course Length
9 weeks
Course Fee
7.2 CEUs
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Technology is drastically reshaping the business world. And in this world marked by tight competition, organizations are required to innovate and develop at the speed of light to remain ahead – regardless of what industry they belong to, or which countries they operate in. 

Our Management of Technology: Roadmapping & Development online program provides an overview of the principles, methods, and management tools for technologically enabled systems and organizations. The beauty of technology is its constant advancement, growth, and evolution. It can never be contained or segmented. The possibilities are limited solely by the intentions behind its use. 

Upon completion of this program, you will receive, exclusively, Prof. Olivier de Weck’s e-book: Technology Roadmapping and Development: A Quantitative Approach to the Management of Technology.

"Technology is the deliberate creation of objects and processes to solve specific problems" 
- Prof. Olivier de Weck


Our online course, Management of Technology: Roadmapping & Development, provides an overview of the principles, methods, and management tools for technologically enabled systems and organizations.

The rapid acceleration of technology requires leaders who adapt, learn continuously, and understand that technology is the key to taking their organizations to a more optimized, competitive, and connected reality.

During the course, you will walk the path of technology through its history, its different tools and methods, its fundamental limits, and the theory and empirical evidence for technology's evolution over time. All this is supported by a rich set of examples and practical exercises from aerospace and other domains such as transportation, energy, communications, agriculture, and medicine.

By the end of the course, equipped with this knowledge, you will be able to lead the implementation of technology in your organization.

When you enroll in this course, you will receive a complimentary copy of Prof. Olivier de Weck’s eTextbook, Technology Roadmapping and Development: A Quantitative Approach to the Management of Technology. The book complements the Management of Technology: Roadmapping & Development course by detailing topics regarding principles, methods, and tools of technology management for organizations and technologically enabled systems. Find more information about the book here.

Management of Technology: Roadmapping & Development, with curriculum developed and taught by MIT faculty, is delivered in collaboration with Global Alumni. Contact Global Alumni for more information about this program:

Global Alumni is an ed-tech company that collaborates with institutions to manage enrollments (including all payment services and invoicing), technology, and participant support.

Learning Outcomes

According to Professor Olivier de Weck, creator and instructor of the program, there are several reasons that make it pertinent today. You will learn how to: 

  • Quantify technological progress over time using relevant figures of merit (FOMs)
  • Perform a search for technologies using a systematic scouting approach and comprehensive intellectual property (IP) search
  • Map one or more technologies to a target product and/or service of their choice and set realistic FOM-based targets
  • Quantify the financial and societal value of a technology in its context
  • Shape the R&D strategy and portfolio of an organization based on a set of technology roadmaps and by creating an effective environment for R&D project execution
Who Should Attend

Professionals with diferent expertise and backgrounds may benefit from this program, including: 

  • CTOs, CINOs, and leaders of technological departments or projects who wish to understand how technology has evolved and learn how to best manage technology for their companies.
  • Technical professionals who want a broader strategic view of the tools and methods of technology management and how it can transform their business activities.
  • CEOs, entrepreneurs, and functional managers from technical areas and sectors looking to create new business models and expand their current activities.


The program evolves with fundamental concepts to progressively lead students to the central themes. The level of demand is high, poses certain challenges and invites to actively participate in the topics raised by Professor de Weck. I want to thank everyone for the opportunity and especially Gloria for her valuable contribution in the tutorials.
RODRIGO PERONDI - General Manager - CooperVision
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