Techie Managers In Training

IN AN AGE WHEN THE most successful business person in America is a computer geek named Bill Gates, technological savvy is increasingly seen as key to corporate success. But executives at most large companies are trained either in business practices or technology, not both. To correct the imbalance, Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., has started a graduate business school focused solely on managing technology. And just to make sure it is meeting the needs of the corporate world, the school worked closely with executives from AT&T, IBM, and other high-tech companies to create a "customer-driven" curriculum for its so-called Masters of Technology Management (MTM) degree. "Teamwork is built in everywhere," says Stevens President Harold J. Raveche.

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