Technology and Innovation Management Course

Technology and Innovation Management Course

Key tools and techniques for managing and exploiting technological investments and opportunities.

Dates 26 Mar 2019 - 28 Mar 2019 - This event is in the past.
Opening times 09.00am
Venue Moller Centre, Cambridge
Organiser name IfM Events

Event details:

This intensive three-day course will help managers to understand and to use the key tools and techniques needed to manage and exploit technological investments and opportunities.

Key Benefits
By the end of the course you will have a working knowledge of how to:

  • integrate technological considerations into business strategy and long-range planning processes
  • understand and communicate the value of technology investments
  • understand which products and components to make in-house and which to outsource
  • deal with the associated collaboration issues
  • manage new product development and introduction processes in the context of the innovation system
  • use appropriate, process-based technology management approaches

Views on previous courses
"Good interactive sessions in a comfortable setting"
Research & Technology Manager, BAE Systems - Submarine Solutions

"Superb course, a good foundation for further learning"
Team Leader, Rolls-Royce

"The lecturers were approachable, enthusiastic and informative. Exercises were fun and great for learning."
Technology Analyst , ITI

Course approach
This three-day course comprises a stimulating mix of taught modules, discussion, cases and practical activities. The programme provides an opportunity to share experience with participants from other industry sectors, and to establish links to the wider academic and international network at IfM.

Who should attend
The course is suitable for managers involved in all stages of product realisation from R&D to customer support including technologists, product managers, manufacturing managers, strategic planners and consultants.

Previous attendees have included representatives from:
BAE Systems
Jaguar Land Rover
Johnson Matthey
The LEGO Group
Course instructors
The course will be presented by members of the IfM's Centre for Technology Management (CTM).

CTM's research covers a broad range of issues, providing industrial technology managers and the wider community with a unique resource for investigating effective TM practices. Course presenters have extensive industrial experience at a senior level.

Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) provides a unique environment for the creation and sharing of new ideas and approaches to modern industrial practice.

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