Start date: 12 September 2020
Duration: 1 Year
Location: Delivered via blended learning
Certificate: Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Commercilisation
Cost: Members €1,185 Per Semester Non Members €1,975 Per Semester
The Diploma in Technology Commericalisation is a part-time programme which seeks to improve Ireland’s expertise in Technology Commercialisation and to train the next generation of individual entrepreneurs focused on high technology with the skills they need to make the most of their R&D effort. Through a combination of teaching delivery methods, curricular structure, and a practicum requirement in venture creation, this programme hopes to produce the next generation of individual entrepreneurs focused on high technology products and processes.
On completion of the programme, students will have:
developed an understanding of the technology commercialisation process
identified technology based business opportunities, with particular focus on how to assess their market potential and how to judge their appeal to the venture capital community
established the importance of innovation in the exploitation of new technological developments and the transfer process for this technology to enable commercialisation
gained an understanding of the importance of intellectual property and patenting as a key element of commercialisation
Who is the course for
The course is targeted at mid to upper level managers responsible for technology commercialisation, research programme management and business development in both private and public sector organisations. The diploma will be of interest to all industries and students with a keen interest in technology commercialisation and especially those organisations directly involved in innovation, marketing and technology.
The programme comprises 30 ECTs of course credit. There are four individual modules and a project to complete. Each module is worth 5 ECTs while the company project is worth 10 ECTs .
Semester 1 Autumn
Innovation and Technology Transfer
Marketing Technology Products
Semester 2 Spring
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Technology Finance & Capital