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At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.
Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Business. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as business communication, marketing, finance, human resources and international business.
Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!
*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Undergraduate Business Courses
TECH 2110 Emerging & Strategic Technological Innovations
Today, and more so as we move into the future, organizations and businesses face growing problems resulting in the necessary “waves of change” generated through emerging technological innovations. This course provides the student with the skills to meet these “waves of change” by strategically targeting the best possible emerging technological innovations, thereby providing the best alternatives. The student focuses on how this new generation of change will force industries to strategically identify new and better technologies to compete and survive in the future global environment. Also, the engineering technology student will explore how to become an effective strategic manager, thereby allowing them to identify the necessary emerging technological innovations for problem resolution.Learning Outcomes:
- Define what is technology and the management of technology.
- Demonstrate the basic strategic concepts, NPV, and PP.
- Explain shareholder and stakeholder value from innovation.
- Summarize the role of leadership in innovative organizations.
- Discuss evaluation and control processes, plus, benchmarking.
- Demonstrate the benefits of organizational focus and value creation.
- Explain intellectual assets and acquisitions.
- Discuss alliances and associated key elements.
- Define the role of due diligence, ongoing evaluation, and control.
- Explain Gap Analysis and management process for negotiation.
- Discuss compensation, plus, competitive and sustainable advantages.
- Explain various value concepts and gaps in necessary capabilities.
- Show the learning process and the process for gathering information.
- Discuss the role and keys to knowledge management.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively
- Evaluate information critically and competently.
- Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.