Posted May 27, 2021
How does the M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) compare with an MBA? It’s the most common inquiry we field and it’s usually followed up with a side-by-side comparison of courses and schedules. After countless conversations with students, alumni and faculty from both programs, we've found the major difference is not a matter of content, but a matter of framework.
Posted April 28, 2021
Has Airbnb succeeded because of its terrific idea? Or is it because of the entrepreneur’s ability to encapsulate his idea in a fantastic pitch and attract VCs? Or is it because of the entrepreneur’s skills in finding the right strategy and executing it to perfection?
Posted November 10, 2020
In uncertain times such as these, furthering one’s professional growth may seem like a bridge too far. Anxiety about more immediate concerns can consume our thoughts. The financial health and prospects of our employers, the challenges of finding a new job in this environment, the uncertainty about what our workplaces and work lives will be like on the other side of the pandemic; these are all continuing sources of concern.
Posted August 18, 2020
In addition to being an applications engineering supervisor at 3M, Abdul Dire has recently added author to his title.
Posted June 24, 2020
Peter Drucker, the father of management thinking, is quoted as saying, “The relevant question is not simply what shall we do tomorrow, but rather what shall we do today in order to get ready for tomorrow.”
Posted June 11, 2020
However unprecedented this situation is, we must rely on our fundamental leadership skills, things we learned and practiced during the M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) program, to endure and thrive.
Posted May 15, 2020
As the Technological Leadership Institute’s (TLI) 2020 graduates join others from around the University of Minnesota and within the College of Science and Engineering for a virtual commencement on May 16, the TLI staff and faculty would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations and thank you.