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Course Descriptions

The Rose‑Hulman Master of Science in Engineering Management and Master of Engineering Management are designed for engineers who seek to deepen their technical background while acquiring solid, forward-looking management credentials. In our curricula, you'll find the management foundations of an MBA, but with added technical focus. We provide technology and business leaders a convenient fast track to the integration of management skills and critical technical knowledge.

EMGT 526 - Innovation Management & Forecasting

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

This course introduces the concepts of innovation types (radical, incremental, disruptive, open), invention, and diffusion to identify patterns of technology change. Technology management strategies are suggested by an even blend of theory and case analysis. The course explores the impact of innovation on society, including long term trends in productivity, energy, and information technologies. Techniques used in technology forecasting (monitoring, growth curves, scenarios, analogy, Delphi, roadmapping, and simulation) are described & example forecasts are examined.