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Future Trends and Emerging Technologies   

Year Granted: 2012
Institute: Open Polytechnic
VUW credits 20
Assessment Assessment 100% In-course.
Course code 71355
Grade A+

This course will enable you to evaluate new technologies in a business environment. You will investigate emerging technologies and systems from a business perspective with a view to adoption of a range of appropriate technologies. Students will learn to solve business problems by using creative and reflective thinking, and collaboration and by considering innovative technology.

Topics covered include:

  • new technologies such as telecommunications, nanotechnologies, robotics and artificial intelligence
  • diffusion
  • substitution and convergence of new technologies; and
  • politics and economics of innovation.

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