CSVTU B.E. VIII Semester Mechanical Engineering Technology Management Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: VIII Branch: Common to All Branches

Subject Name: Technology Management

Total Theory periods: 40 Total Tutorial periods: 10

Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80

Minimum number of class tests to be conducted: 02

Unit I

Technology: – Definitions, Types and Characteristics, Management of Technology (MOT),

Technological Environment, Parameters of Technological Environment; Science &

Technology in India.

[No of Periods: 8 + 2]

Unit II

Innovation Management: – Invention v/s Innovation, Definition and components of innovation.

Types of innovations: Product, Process and system innovations, Understanding Innovation


[No of Periods: 8+ 2]

Unit III

Technology life cycle, Technology evolution and S-curves of Technology Evolution,

Technology Diffusion, Dynamics of Diffusion, Mechanism of Diffusion.

[No of Periods: 8 + 2]

Unit IV

Technology strategies & Intelligence: Technology Strategy & types, Models for technology

strategy formulation Definition of Technology Intelligence, Technology Audit, Process of

Technology Intelligence: Technology Scanning, Monitoring, Forecasting and Assessment.

[No of Periods: 8 + 2]

Unit V

Acquisition and technology transfer.

Over view of – GATT, Intellectual property rights (IPR)

[No of Periods: 8 + 2]

Texts Books


1. V. K. Narayanan, “Managing Technology and Innovation for competitive advantage”,

Pearson Education.

2. Tarek Khalil, “Management of Technology”, McGraw Hill.

Reference Books


1. Lowell Steele, “Managing Technology”, McGraw Hill.

2. R. A. Burgelman and M. A. Maidique, “Strategic Management of Technology and

Innovation”, Irwin.

3. Plsek, Crativity, Innovation and Quality, PHI

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