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). Please click on the following link for IMPORTANT DETAILED INFORMATION regarding this course. www.bcit.ca/files/transportation/pdf/tmgt7103classroom.pdf
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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