Business Technology Management education programs
Business Technology Management programs (BTM) were introduced in February 2009 at the undergraduate level and are focused on producing graduates that have the capability profile that has become the new norm for employers and includes technical skills, soft skills, context skills and provides a key industry involvement component that manages the transition from graduation to employment.
The program was developed in partnership with employers and academics from business and computing disciplines and is structured around learning outcomes and competency standards for a holistic program combining business, technology, personal/interpersonal skills, technology in business, process, projects and change.
BTM programs are currently offered at 18 of post-secondary educational institutions across Canada and are quickly expanding to include poly-techniques and schools of continuing education.
The ITAC Talent definition of BTM is specific, but does not prescribe curriculum, program flow or pedagogy. Each institution is encouraged to define its own unique approach to teaching the outcomes and standards.
Despite the confirmed and continuing skills shortage specifically for the much sought after business and technology capability talent profile, there continues to be a chronic under enrolment in these types of programs.
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