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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.
This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT degree program. You may proceed to register for this course online, or by contacting Student Information and Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or 1-866-434-1610 Toll-Free (Canada and US only). *This course has mandatory virtual sessions on Wednesdays, 1830-2130 PST. More details on your virtual sessions will be released at the discretion of your Instructor during the first week of your course. Be sure to log in to The Learning Hub prior to your first session so you know how to attend.* **This course has been extended by one week to account for November 11, 2020 STAT holiday.** ***Instructions for course reading materials (including purchasing instructions if applicable) will be provided to you at the discretion of your Instructor on The Learning Hub and/or via email.***
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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
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