DIPLOMA IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP General Information The Faculty of Engineering offers a program leading to a Diploma in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, administered by the Dr. J. Herbert Smith/ACOA Chair. The mission of the program is to provide undergraduate and continuing education students opportunities to experience the realities of entrepreneurship and management in technology-based businesses and to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in business. The Diploma program consists of three core courses and two electives, each of three credit hours. In selecting courses, students will be advised to develop a curriculum that builds skills in three key areas: business management, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Up to twelve credit hours of the courses used for credit towards the TME diploma can be used for credit towards another degree. Each department shall determine its own maximum allowable concurrent credit hours, which may be less than, but no greater than twelve credit hours. Core courses required for an Undergraduate degree cannot be shared with the TME Diploma. Students who intend to complete the diploma must obtain both department and TME program approval of the courses which will be applied towards the degree and the diploma. A minimum of 80 credit hours completed, or permission of the program Chair, is required in order to enroll in the TME Diploma or any TME course. Applicants who are not full-time students may still apply for the TME Diploma (or enroll in one or more TME courses). These applicants may be requested to submit the following documents along with their TME Diploma Application: i. ii. iii. iv. v. High School transcript; transcript from post secondary institution; resume/curriculum vitae; cover letter explaining their reasons for wanting to enroll in the TME Diploma program; any additional supporting documents. The TME Diploma is granted to students achieving a grade of C or better in all of three core TME courses and two approved elective courses. It may be possible to complete some TME courses online through the College of Extended Learning’s Open Access Learning Program. Please consult the Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for more information. Core Courses TME3013 Entrepreneurial Finance TME3113 Business Planning and Strategy in an Entrepreneurial Environment TME3213 Quality Management TME3313 Managing Engineering and Information Technology Projects TME3413 Technological Creativity and Innovation TME3423 Technological Risk and Opportunity Students must complete three of these six Core Courses. Electives The Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre has a list of recommended electives that relate to the mission of the program. Courses may be chosen to reflect the interests of the student, subject to approval by the Chair. Additional electives offered by the TME program include: TME3346 Marketing of Technological Goods and Services TME3386 Special Topics in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship TME3396 Special Topics in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship TME3913 Experiential Learning - Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Students must complete two approved electives.