Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

AB1401 Technological Innovations and Developments

Acad Unit: 3
Pre-requisite: NIL

Course Description:

Technological innovations and developments continue to profoundly change our world. Digital transformation, through technological innovations and developments, change business activities and processes, consumption patterns, socio-economic structures, laws and policies, and culture. It makes obsolete currently held technology-related competencies while, at the same time, demanding the learning of new competencies.

This course provides students with the foundational, contemporary and intellectual skills to navigate the ever-changing landscape of technological innovations and developments. Specifically, this course explores how information technologies (IT) work, are deployed, and used to create new ventures. A range of topics will be discussed in this course ranging from enduring issues such as hardware, software, and networks as well as newer technologies such as blockchains, the internet of things, and artificial intelligence. At the completion of this course, you will gain foundational competencies in IT and appreciate the transformative power of IT.