Description: Lecture, three hours. Requisites: courses 410, 411. Management of high-technology firm, including acquisition, creation, and utilization of technology and knowledge assets. Research and product development, product and process technologies, technology regimes, high-technology markets, competition, and technology strategies. Case examples from sectors such as computing, telecommunications, e-business, medical devices, nanotechnology, advanced transportation systems, and electronics. S/U or letter grading.