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Core Basic Subjects(Technological Innovation)

  • Management of Technological Innovation
    Throughout this course, students learn how firms create and acquire value from innovative products and services. In particular, this course covers topics such as existing companies’management of innovative products and services, technology protection, commercialization processes, plans to acquire value from technological innovation, managing technological changes competition in high tech industries, technology evolution, and IP issues in technology management.
  • Managing People at Work
    Students will learn theories and concepts to understand people, groups, and organizations in enterprises, as well as practical tools to achieve the goals of individuals, groups, and organizations. Related topics include motivation, human resource management, decision making, organizational culture and change, organizational conflict, individual characteristics, and emotions.
  • Introduction to Data Mining
    Data mining is the process of discovering new patterns from large data sets involving methods at the intersection of artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistics, and database systems. Basic data mining techniques and their use in a business context will be addressed. Furthermore, an advanced topic in data mining (i.e. process mining) will also be introduced.
  • Marketing
    This course deals with the subjects needed to design and execute the best marketing effort required to perform a successful strategy in target markets. Students will learn concepts and analytical tools needed for major marketing decisions through lectures, case discussions, case analysis, and presentation.
  • Principles of Finace & Accounting
    This is a joint course in financial management and accounting. It focuses on the basic concepts and useful methodology to understand the essential knowledge of finance and accounting.
  • Strategy
    This course is designed to address the theoretical and analytical tools relevant to the formulation and implementation of business/corporate strategy. Subjects covered in this course are: external/internal environment analysis, business strategy, corporate strategy, strategic processes, strategy execution, and competition in the high-tech industry. This course will utilize a variety of teaching methods that will help students to understand the practical application of strategic concepts.
  • Management Communications
    Communication plays a very important role in conceptualizing technological innovation in project teams as well as in developing businesses with stakeholders. Students will enhance their communication skills as they learn relevant communication theories and cases and participate in practice.
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
    In this course, students will study how information is produced and managed in enterprises. Main topics discussed include: the principles of information management; information management technologies; techniques to analyze information needs and use; and the social and ethical context of information management.
  • Operations Management
    This course deals with ways to design and manage core manufacturing and service activities for a firm. Students learn the latest topics such as how to manage sourcing in a global environment and other major topics in management such as the movement of goods among suppliers, factories, and customers, production schedules, productive capacity adjustment, outsourcing/off-shore timing, and network management.

Core Basic Subjects(New&Renewable Energy Technological Innovation)

  • Energy Systems, Policy, and Market Analysis
    This course provides a comprehensive overview of energy systems, energy economics theories, and energy market analysis to help perform complete analyses of the connection between energy, policy, economy, and environmental effects. It includes the public energy policy process and investment decisions for private energy firms in domestic and global energy markets.
  • Solar Photovoltaic Technology
    This course aims to provide knowledge on the function of solar cells, solar cell fabrication and characterization, and silicon-based solar cells. Learning areas include: solar energy and function of solar cells; generation, transport and recombination of charge carriers; reflection and absorption of light; theoretical limits on solar cell efficiencies; solar cell modeling; fabrication of silicon for solar cells; fabrication of silicon-based solar cells; solar cell characterization; solar cell design and optimization; other solar cell technologies including high efficiency solar cells, thin film solar cells and electrochemical solar cells, third generation photovoltaic, solar panels, etc.
  • Wind Energy Technology
    In this course, students are trained to understand wind energy technologies, wind physics, and assessment of wind potentials. It includes wind resources, physics of wind, aerodynamics, wind measurements, history of wind power, types of wind turbines, nacelle, power train, gear, breaks, electrical systems for wind turbines, control aspects, power and energy yield of wind turbines, planning and operation of wind turbines, and wind project planning.
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology
    This course provides essential knowledge for the hydrogen economy and fuel cell technology, including the opportunities for using hydrogen, the use of hydrogen in a hydrogen economy, hydrogen production, generation, storage and distribution of hydrogen as a fuel, future potential methods for generating hydrogen based on renewable energy or fuels. This course also addresses thermodynamic and kinetic principles of electrochemical power sources and fuel cells, and current fuel cell technologies available.
  • Efficiency in Energy Value Chain
    Students in this course learn about energy and environment, energy efficiency principles and practices in residential sector, industrial sector, transport sector, and production and planning sectors, energy efficiency regulations, and life cycle regulations.
  • Business Opportunities for New&Renewable Energy
    This course focuses on new energy business models and real world application of entrepreneurship to renewable energy and management sectors. Topics include knowledge on business models, business opportunities, challenges, potential solutions, and successful businesses in the renewable energy sectors. Students are also required to participate in business projects where they identify problems to solve with renewable energy products or services, plan for engaging with investors, taking first steps towards launching a new business or corporate initiative.
  • Energy Project Financing
    This course involves novel application of finance theory and techniques to structure, value and finance large-scale projects, including infrastructure and energy projects, in the private sector, for governments and under PPP schemes. It includes a series of case studies to apply project finance principles and valuation methods to real-life projects. Students will learn best practices and be exposed to the opportunities and challenges of infrastructure and project finance.