Management of Technology (MGT 325)

The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.

Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.

Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.

Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.

Late submission will NOT be accepted.

Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Course Learning Outcomes-Covered

Recognize the dynamics and the importance of managing technological innovation strategically. (LO 1)

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Weight: 10 Marks

Students are required to refer to chapter 1 Introduction of their textbook.

Clear understanding of the chapter along with continuous critical analyzation of each topic and subtopic is highly recommended.

Based on the knowledge and information gathered by referring to the textbook and the students own thorough research write a detailed report on Analyzing the Impact of Technological Innovation in KSA

In a detailed report of 1500-2000 words, critically analyse the role of technological innovation in the socio-economic development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Your report should focus on how technological advancements have influenced various sectors such as energy, education, healthcare, and urban development in KSA. Additionally, evaluate the potential future impacts of technology on Saudi society, considering both opportunities and challenges.


Introduction (1 marks):

Briefly introduce the concept of technological innovation.

Highlight its importance in the global context and its relevance to KSA.

Historical Context (2 marks):

Provide an overview of KSA’s technological landscape before the initiation of Vision 2030.

Discuss the government’s initiatives to promote technological innovation as part of Vision 2030.

Impact (3 marks):

Economic Development: Discuss how technological innovations have contributed to diversifying the economy beyond oil, focusing on sectors like renewable energy, tourism, and digital infrastructure.

Societal Impact: Analyse the effects of technological advancements on education, healthcare, and urban living in KSA. Include examples of significant technological projects or initiatives.

Challenges and Opportunities (2 marks):

Identify and discuss the challenges KSA faces in implementing technological innovations, such as resource allocation, skill gaps, and cultural resistance.

Highlight the opportunities that technological advancements present for KSA’s future, including job creation, international collaboration, and sustainable development.

Conclusion and Recommendations (1 mark):

Summarize your findings and propose recommendations for KSA to maximize the benefits of technological innovation while mitigating potential drawbacks.

References (1 Mark)

Cite at least five reputable sources to support your arguments and claims.

Use proper citation formatting.


All students are encouraged to use their own words.

The assignment should be approximately 1500-2000 words in length.

Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.

Use proper referencing (APA style) to reference, other styles will not be accepted.

Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles unless the assignment calls for more.

It is strongly encouraged that you submit all assignments into the safe assignment Originality Check prior to submitting it to your instructor for grading and review the grading rubric to understand how you will be graded for this assignment.