tmgt540 | Graduate

Management Of R&D And Innovation Processes

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This course presents specific system concepts, methodologies, and tools to strategically plan technology developments, to effectively manage core competencies, and to integrate these technologies into existing or future products in order to remain competitive in the world economy. It casts the Research and Development (R&D) manager into the strategic development process used in the front end of the business to provide future survival and growth for the organization as the lifecycle of existing products and/or services matures to obsolescence. Also introduced are the techniques used to stimulate and manage innovation in the workplace.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Special Issues in Innovation and R&D

    • Identify other issues connected with innovation and R&D.
    • Evaluate other issues connected with innovation and R&D.
    • Mitigate other issues connected with innovation and R&D.

    Summary of Innovation and R&D

    • Analyze the paradox of innovation, research, and development.
    • Determine the effect of technology on business and its relation to innovation.
    • Explore change and how it relates to innovation.

    Overview of Innovation

    • Define innovation.
    • Discuss needs for innovation.
    • Identify types of innovation.
    • Analyze case studies of innovation.

    Innovation in the Organization-Why?

    • Explain the relevance of innovation in organizations.
    • Identify reasons for innovation in organizations.
    • Assess the impact of disruptive technology on innovation strategy.

    Innovation in the Organization-How?

    • Identify attributes of an environment that promote innovation.
    • Evaluate management techniques to promote innovation.

    Research and Development

    • Identify steps in the research process.
    • Discuss the preliminary design process, prototypes, testing, and the final design process.
    • Analyze case studies of research and development.
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