Single-Course English 5 ECTS

Business Science and Technology Management

Overall Course Objectives

The general purpose of the course is to help the student understand relevant technologies and technology trends in order to identify strategic business problems and challenges, as well as apply analytical approaches in order to contribute to sustainable business development, including Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) assessments.
The point of the departure for the course cases is the students’ internship experiences and current business challenges.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand opportunities and challenges afforded by technology
  • Identify and evaluate alternative and emerging technologies in light of business strategy and impact on the environment and society (ESG)
  • Understand the importance of technology acquisition, management, and exploitation in business development
  • Understand the role of absorptive capacity in creating technological competencies
  • Analyze how to decrease the time to market of new products and services through effective identification and exploitation of technologies that provide competitive advantage
  • Analyze organizational models for implementing technological innovation strategy
  • Understand the role of technology management in knowledge and expertise protection
  • Evaluate value analysis as an engineering tool and a strategy tool in innovation management
  • Involving customers and suppliers in the product development process

Course Content

Understanding how a company can assess their technology management in order to respond to rapidly changing customer demands and develop new market opportunities.
This course aims to give the student insight and knowledge about technology as a source of competitive advantage and growth for companies.

Subject areas include:
Systems Thinking
Technology management as a dynamic capability
Identifying innovation needs
Customer-centric strategy development and Voice of the Customer
Ambidextrous Organization and organizational design and development
Team structure, leadership, and management
Collaboration strategies outside of the organization
Decision making and learning
Conscious Capitalism (people, planet, profit)
Environmental, Societal, and Governance (ESG) metrics

Recommended prerequisites

62228/62589, The course draws upon the students’ experiences from the engineering internship semester

Teaching Method

Class lectures, group work, exercises, case studies, scenario analysis, and guest speakers from the business world



Business Development
Export and Technology (8th semester obligatory), elective for others

As this course draws upon the students’ experience from their engineering internship semester, it is strongly recommended that the student has completed the internship semester

See course in the course database.





13 weeks


Engineering Technology


DTU Ballerup Campus

Course code 62211
Course type Graduate Engineer

7.500,00 DKK