Masters in The Management of Technology and Innovation (Da Vinci Institute)


The Da Vinci Institute of Technology Management provides a two-year Masters programme in the Management of Technology and Innovation. The focus is on a business management approach. The full Masters programme provides for 240 credits at exit Level 9. The purpose of this qualification is to recognise those who have the required competence to serve in transformation management and leadership positions in organisations (public and private, including self owned businesses) and the community at large, by enabling them to obtain a nationally registered and recognised qualification. A further purpose of this qualification is to produce life-long learners who are equipped to initiate socio-economic transformation within South Africa. This should contribute towards the development of individuals, organisations and the community and equip them to deal with challenges related to the management of technology, entrepreneurship, project management, the management of innovation, the management of people and systems thinking.

At the Masters Programme Level, people who achieve this qualification will be able to:

  • Initiate organisational change
  • Integrate systemic principles in solving organisational problems
  • Incorporate the management of technology, the management of innovation and the management of people principles into business planning processes
  • Transform communities by initiating sustainable development initiatives



The Learning Programme is specifically designed to enable members of an organisation to realise their true potential by:

  •  Developing them to lead multi-discipline teams tasked to facilitate business improvement and socio-economic transformation
  •  Acquiring the competence to lead a system (resources) and to develop technology and innovation related activities to meet their business objectives
  •  Providing personal development opportunities for them to contribute significantly to the development of wealth within the South African economy.



R 170 000.00 per person (exclusive of VAT)



The programme is held over a period of 2 years. Students are then given up to 1 year to hand in their dissertation. In total, it takes 3 years to complete the qualification.



The Bill Venter Academy in Midrand.


Altron has its own entry requirements and each application will be considered carefully by the Bill Venter Academy Board to decide whether a candidate can enrol in the programme.