TM 281 students paper entitled "Scenario-Driven Technology Foresight For BIM-Assisted Green Construction Technology" is included in the latest publication of Sustainable Development and Planning 2020. Read more...
Jay Pineda, CEO of startup Whiz Philippines Innovations (Whiz Ph) and a current MTM Batch 2019 student, is recently recognized in the prestigious Manuel L. Quezon Gawad Parangal 2020 held at Quezon City Hall last October 31, 2020. Read more....
Our very own resident MTM professor, Prof. Glen Imbang was the resource speaker on the Scenario Building and Technology Foresight during the Scenario Building Workshop of the Philippine STI Foresight and 30 Year Strategic Plan held at Hotel Jen in Pasay City last February 11-12, 2020. Read more...
The TMC offers graduate courses leading to the degree of Master of Technology Management (MTM). The MTM program uses an interdisciplinary approach that combines business management, engineering, and the social and physical sciences. It is the first ever graduate program of its kind to be offered in the country, and in UP.
The TMC faculty affiliates conduct research and engage in consulting activities that address various Technology Management issues.
The TMC conducts special workshops, symposia, conferences, and situationers to raise public awareness and the level of discussion on technology and innovation issues.
Through its facilities, national as well as international contacts, and expertise, the TMC serves as a vital link between industry, government and the academe. The TMC also holds rountable discussions on industry sectors such as electronics, ICT, and packaging. These roundtable discussions are currently on-going.
For those unable to pursue a full degree graduate program, the TMC offers short-term executive courses for business and industry executives, entrepreneurs, corporate planners, government science and technology policymakers and analysts, and other technology users.
Laying the foundation to start hte PhD program of the Center.
The Technology Management Center (TMC) of the University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman was formally established through a resolution approved by the UP Board of Regents on 23 February 1995. The TMC is mandated to o respond to the recognized urgent need of firms and industries for technology upgrading, productivity improvement, and enhanced global competitiveness. It also aims to respond to the established requirements of the Philippine government for expert advice and assistance on science and technology policy analysis and formulation; technology forecasting, planning, and assessment; R&D management; and program and project management.
“Here in TMC, I learned a lot of things not only through the academic learnings made by the institution but also with the stories shared by my colleagues as the TMC community has a very diverse community. Here in TMC, it made be geared up with the different leagues of management that I believe can help me on the future ahead.”
“As a development worker with an engineering background, I've always been interested in exploring and understanding the intersection of development work and technology. Not only did UPD's Technology Management Center provided me the platform to realize it, but it also allowed me to recognize the importance of research, innovation, and foresight to ensure that the gains brought by technology are sustainable.”
“TTMC contributed a lot in my experience especially with the learnings from class discussions. It also improved my professional network because of the diverse expertise of TMC students.”