This course will provide the candidate with the skills necessary to successfully manage a small corporate research and development department. Emphasis will be on identifying the unique characteristics of an R&D department in terms of its funding, its personnel, and mandate to be creative and productive.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
- Not offered this term
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Upon successful completion of this course, the candidate will be able to:
- Evaluate management strategies in a small corporate R&D department through case study analysis.
- Define the unique characteristics of R&D in terms of its funding, people, and mandate to innovate.
- Explain how to recognize creative people and foster a creative environment for R&D.
- Explain how to make the link between R&D and corporate strategy, and how R&D can respond to the challenges of globalization.
- Create an R&D strategic plan and a balanced portfolio of R&D projects.
- Write an R&D proposal.
Effective as of Winter 2013
Research and Development Management (TMGT 7103) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
- Geographic Information Systems
Advanced Diploma Part-time
School of Transportation
- Technology Management
Bachelor of Technology Part-time
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