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Management of Technology (MOT)

A hands-on, clinical program grounded in the latest research and theory, Management of Technology (MOT) prepares students to be informed agents of innovative change in the workplace. Management of Technology addresses the fact that technological innovation is now the single most important driver of competitive success in many industries. In every innovative firm, shorter product lifecycles and more rapid new product introductions make managing new product development, creating beneficial partnerships, protecting innovation, and crafting product deployment strategies more important than ever.

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CareerGrowthMedian Salary*
Computer User Support Specialist9%-13%$43,020
Database Administrator9%-13%$65,780
Information Technology Project Managers2%-4%$77,900
Network and Computer Systems Administrator5%-8%$68,360
Technical Directors/Managers9%-13%$55,340

Average median salary should not be expected for an entry level position.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data and 2014-2024 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024).

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Management of Technology Faculty Advisors

Suleiman '<em>Sul</em>' Kassicieh
  • Suleiman 'Sul' Kassicieh
  • Distinguished Professor & Department Chair
  • Phone: (505) 277-8881
  • Office: ASM 2110
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  • Bio: Dr. Kassicieh received his Ph.D. in Operations Research and International Business from the University of Iowa in 1978 and joined the faculty at UNM in 1981.
    “Sul” is Distinguished Professor of Technology Management at the Anderson School of Management Endowed Chair in Economic Development at the University of New Mexico. He is also Chairs the Finance, International, Technology and Entrepreneurship Department at Anderson. He consults with a number of national and international organizations in areas such as economic development based technology on technology, technology commercialization, strategic planning and venture funding. He has published over 100 technical and management papers in journals in the such as Operations Research, California Management Review, Management International Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Journal of Business Venturing, and the IEEE Transations in Engineering Management. He has also received more than $ 5 million in research grants and contracts.
    He teaches a number of management of technology (MOT) courses.


Steve Walsh
  • Steve Walsh
  • Distinguished Professor
  • Phone: (505) 277-8868
  • Office: ASM 2158
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  • Bio: Dr. Walsh received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1995 and joined the faculty at UNM in 1998. Professor Walsh has published in a number of Management and Engineering journals, such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Technovation, Creativity and Innovation Management, Journal of IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, Journal of Small Business Management, among other publications. Professor Walsh has been a Special Issue editor for a number of journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Technovation, Creativity and Innovation Management Journal and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
    Professor Walsh has received innumerous grant awards such as the “New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program - Sandia National Laboratories” and “New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program - Los Alamos National Laboratory.” In 2017, Professor Walsh is spearheading the “Project Management” Program at Anderson in conjunction with Los Alamos Laboratories.
    He teaches a number of entrepreneurship courses, including Technology Forecasting and Assessment, Projects in Technology Management, Technology Commercialization and the Global Environment, among other courses.
    Professor Walsh is a visiting Professor at the Nikos School, University of Twente where he holds the Von Kronenberg Visiting Professorship.