Implementing Technological Change Certificate - Curriculum 221

Rapid technological advances, emerging capabilities, and innovations by adversaries have engaged the U.S. in an aggressive technological and cyberspace response that demands of its technological solution leaders the ability to shepherd initiatives from conception to realization. This certificate offers cyberspace and other technology professionals the opportunity to cultivate essential skillsets to spearhead policy development and drive organizational change. It will empower technological leaders with the cognitive ability to synchronize intellectual, communication, and policy skills with complex technological change. 

Outcomes

Understand policy for technology and cyberspace management.

Translate complex technological concepts and challenges for non-technical stakeholders.

Effectively advocate technological developments.

Manage organizational change to enable technological innovations.

Use high-impact writing and speaking strategies to effectively communicate and advocate technological change.

Certificate Requirements

To meet the certificate requirements, a student must complete two (2) required core courses (CS4926 and GB3012) and two (2) additional courses from among the selection below.

Required Core Courses

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
CS4926Advocating Emerging Technologies

4

1

GB3012Communication for Managers

3

0

Additional Course Selections

The student will select two of the following courses (CY4410, CS4925, DA4104, and MN4125).

GB4015 may be taken in place of MN4125 (certificate credit for only one of GB4015 or MN4125 will be given).

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
CY4410Cyber Policy and Strategy

3

0

CS4925Innovation Leadership

3

0

DA4104Militaries and Technological Change

4

0

 

MN4125Managing Planned Change in Complex Organizations

4

0

-or-

GB4015Management of Change

4

0

This certificate is intended for in-resident students who are already admitted to another curriculum.