Implementing Technological Change Certificate - Curriculum 231 (DL)

Program Manager

Brita Hale, Ph.D.

Glasgow Hall East, Room 332

(831) 656-3316, DSN 756-3316

britta.hale@nps.edu

Program Officer

Kehinde Adesanya "Kenny", LCDR, USN

Glasgow Hall East, Room E309

(732) 485-6203

kehinde.adesanya@nps.edu

Academic Associate

Alan Shaffer, Ph.D. 

Code CS/As, Glasgow East, Room 227

(831) 656-3319, DSN 756-3319

alan.shaffer@nps.edu

Brief Overview

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. 

Program Length

Four quarters

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 MN3012/GB3012) and two (2) additional courses from among the selection below.

Required Core Courses

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
CS4926Advocating Emerging Technologies

4

1

MN3012Communications Strategies for Effective Leadership

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

2

DA4104Militaries and Technological Change

4

0

 

MN4125Managing Planned Change in Complex Organizations

4

0

-or-

MN4015Management of Change

4

0