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Strategic Technology and Innovation Management

Institute for Manufacturing
Course summary
2 to 4 days
Nationwide
Next available date: Enquire for more information - United Kingdom
Company-Specific / In-House

Course description

Strategic Technology and Innovation Management

This course is made up of a range of modules that provide the flexibility for 2-, 3- and 4-day course programmes. Strategic roadmapping forms the core component of this course and organisations can select from a range of additional modules to develop delegates’ innovation and technology management capabilities. This course is designed to help organisations embed the tools, knowledge and skills to innovate and invest in technologies that will add significant value to the business.

Modules include:

  • Emerging technologies: Addressing the challenges of managing early stage technologies, emphasising the dynamic and exploratory nature of pre-commercial technological innovation.
  • Evaluation and selection of technology-based projects: Covering multi-factor scoring techniques and their application for prioritising and choosing between possible innovation projects.
  • Risk: Introducing how risk management tools and frameworks can be integrated with roadmapping to better understand and manage the risks and uncertainties inherent with technological innovation.
  • Strategic roadmapping overview: Covering the history, application and underlying principles of roadmapping for strategy and innovation, illustrated with examples.
  • Technology Intelligence: Covering the intelligence activity, systems functions, processes, tools and case examples on how to keep abreast of the latest technology developments.
  • Visioning: Setting strategic direction is important for mobilising and aligning thinking and action for innovation, ensuring a common view between commercial and technical perspectives.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The training is suitable for participants from a range of functions and levels and will benefit from multi-functional / organisational participation. People who would value attending the course include technologists, engineers, researchers, designers, product managers, strategic planners, marketing, etc.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The benefits of this course are as follows: 

  • Ensure that the investment you make in selecting and managing technologies adds real value to your business.
  • Configured to suit your organisation's needs, with practical activities customised to address company-specific issues.
  • Participants leave the course with a working knowledge of key concepts, methods and tools, which they can then directly deploy within your organisation.
  • Course tutors will impart insight and knowledge on practical experiences of what works, so you benefit from the experience gained from working extensively with leading organisations across the world. 

Expenses

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These courses are for groups of 20 to 25 participants and are delivered in one or two blocks of one to three days over a period of one to two months.

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The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) is part of the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering. It brings together expertise in management, technology and policy to address the full spectrum of issues which can help industry and governments create sustainable economic growth. World...


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