N91333 Technology Management

Scuola di Ingegneria Industriale
Scheda Insegnamento
Anno Accademico 2019/20 Primo Semestre

Docente TitolareDomenico Sorrenti
UfficioEdificio Torre Primo Piano
Telefono0331 572225

Obiettivi di apprendimento attesi

The course is aimed to the following:

    to get an wide vision on the issues related to specific technology’s selection.
    consequently to realize the tuning’s level between such selection and the company’s awareness and organization.
    to take into account the opportunities potentially coming from the cooperation with external entities.  

Risultati di apprendimento attesi

Following the acqusition of the upmentioned skills, learning outcomes are summarizable in the context’s interpretation and then in the production of a synthesis let by patterns related to technologies’ choices.

Contenuti dell’insegnamento

Starting from the meaning of choice as "output of an analysis process", a suitable technological choice comes from the balance between what could be a priori expected by a defined technology and, considering the company culture/implicit behaviour, what can be achieved, That said - and considering that a technological choice involves an innovation content for the organization that is going to afford it - the first part of the course will include some models related to:

    the ablities that an organizational entity must own in order to generate and implement "its-own" innovation,
    the decisional process,
    the internal context analysis (that, looking at the course target, will include some tools related to the organizational analysis and to the risks evaluation).

Such topics, that are meant as conditions necessary for the optimization of the up-mentioned balance, are preparatory to the analysis of the potentialities that could come from the involvement of external resources, whose issue are treated as in the following:

    modularity, that will be expounded looking at the typicalities of a modular design and as introduction to the outsourcing choices,
    companies’ networks, whose meaning, typologies and coordination mechanisms will be discussed in depth.

Metodologia Didattica

Befory any lecture, students will be supplied with suitable lecture's notes. Then:

- during the first half of the lecture they'll be asked to develop a case on the base of the notes they've been supplied and to show them.

- during the second half the lecturer will go in depth both on the students' cases and on lecture's notes.

Modalità con cui viene accertata l’effettiva acquisizione dei risultati di apprendimento.

Learning results will be evaluated on the base of the work done by the students during the lectures (see "didactic methodology" section) and on the outcome of a written test.

Such test will include:

    two open questions.
    about twenty-five questions with "multiples answers.

In addition the mark related to the lectures' work, the above tests' marks are:

    open questions: max five for both the questions.
    "multiple answers" questions: max twenty-two.

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