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TMGT 7103 - Research and Development Management

Technology Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

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.

Credits

1.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

TMGT 7103 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Diploma

School of Transportation

  1. Technology Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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