POM 682: Tech Management Strategies

Prerequisite: MBA, MS Tech and MS Healthcare student only

An exploration of economic analysis and corporate finance concepts when it interacts with the adoption of new technology. Students are required to have basic macroeconomic and finance knowledge. The course considers new technology evaluation; cost of capital; firm valuation with new technology; the financial decision interaction with technology choice; strategic consideration and economic analysis; the short and long term economic analysis of technology adoption. The concepts that are analyzed in relation to organization problems are market domination, risk profile and analysis, the resolution of new technology risk, and market efficiency. The validity of analytical tools is tested based on the analysis of financial instruments and sustainable and nonsustainable market inefficiencies.