Event Date/Time: Mar 27, 2007 End Date/Time: Mar 29, 2007
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2006
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Technology and innovation management - a
three day executive training course 27-29 March 2007, Jesus College, Cambridge designed to help you develop the capability to exploit technological opportunities;
identify key business and technology issues that lead to new revenue streams;
work with the latest tools and techniques for technology and innovation management.

This intensive three-day course will help managers to understand and to use the key tools and techniques needed to exploit technological investments and opportunities to the full.

Who should attend?
The course will be suitable for managers involved in all stages of product realisation from R&D to customer support, including technologists, product managers, manufacturing managers, strategic planners and consultants.

Course benefits
By the end of the course you will have a working knowledge of how to:

integrate technological considerations into business strategy and long-range planning processes
understand and communicate the value of technology investments
understand which products and components to make in-house and which to outsource
deal with the associated collaboration issues
manage new product development and introduction processes in the context of the innovation system
use appropriate, process-based technology management approaches
Course topics
Topics covered will include:
introduction to technology and innovation management
frameworks and models
technology audit
innovation and new product introduction
strategic technology management
technology roadmapping for innovation and strategy
partnerships and alliances
intellectual property management
Course approach
This three-day course comprises a stimulating mix of taught modules, discussion, cases and practical activities, together with pre-reading and pre-module 'audit'. There is also an opportunity for continuing support from participation in an active network of industrialists and academics.

Course location
The course will run over three days from Tuesday 27 March to Thursday 29 March 2007. It will be held in Jesus College, a 500-year old college, set in spacious grounds in the heart of Cambridge.