Technology and innovation
management

What you will learn

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What you will learn

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This three-day course comprises a stimulating mix of taught modules, discussion, cases and practical activities. The programme provides an opportunity to share experience with participants from other industry sectors, and to establish links to the wider academic and international network at IfM.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The course is 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.

Previous attendees have included representatives from:

BAE Systems | BP | Caterpillar | Dyson | FujiFilm | GKN | Jaguar Land Rover | Kraft | The LEGO Group | Mars | Philips | Rolls-Royce | Thales | Unilever

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

  • Introduction to technology and innovation management 
  • Technology and innovation management: evolutionary and change perspectives 
  • Technology intelligence 
  • Managing innovation 
  • Open innovation 
  • Strategic technology management
  • Roadmapping  
  • New product introduction
  • Managing partnerships 
  • IP management 
  • Project selection 

UPCOMING COURSES

Date: 14, 15 & 16 September 2021

Duration: Three days

Location: Møller Institute, Cambridge.

The Møller Institute has received the ‘We’re Good To Go’ Industry Standard mark from Visit Britain. Acquiring this means the Møller Institute have followed Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, have a risk assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Earlybird Fee:
(available up to 1 month prior to the course date)

  • Non member: £2,995.00 plus VAT (£3,594.00 inclusive)
  • Member*: £2,695.50 plus VAT (£3,234.60 inclusive)

Standard Fee

  • Non member: £3225.00 plus VAT (£3870.00 inclusive)
  • Member*: £2,995.00 plus VAT (£3,594.00 inclusive)

The fee will include the course dinner on Wednesday 15 September, all daytime refreshments and course materials.

Delegates may book ensuite accommodation at the Møller Institute for the nights of Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 September at an additional cost of £450 plus VAT. (Limited rooms available)

*IfM members and alumni are entitled to a 10% discount off the course fees. For details of our membership scheme, click here. 

COURSE OVERVIEW

This three-day course comprises a stimulating mix of taught modules, discussion, cases and practical activities. The programme provides an opportunity to share experience with participants from other industry sectors, and to establish links to the wider academic and international network at IfM.

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

  • Introduction to technology and innovation management
  • Technology and innovation management: evolutionary and change perspectives 
  • Technology intelligence 
  • Managing innovation
  • Open innovation 
  • Strategic technology management 
  • Roadmapping  
  • New product introduction 
  • Managing partnerships 
  • IP management 
  • Project selection

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The course is 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.

Previous attendees have included representatives from:

BAE Systems | BP | Caterpillar | Dyson | FujiFilm | GKN | Jaguar Land Rover | Kraft | The LEGO Group | Mars | Philips | Rolls-Royce | Thales | Unilever

UPCOMING COURSES

Date: 14, 15 & 16 September 2021

Duration: Three days

Location: Møller Institute, Cambridge

Earlybird Fee: (available up to 1 month prior to the course date)

  • £2,995.00 plus VAT (£3594.00 inclusive)

Standard Fee

  • £3225.00 plus VAT (£3870.00 inclusive)

The fee will include the course dinner, all daytime refreshments and course materials.

Delegates may book ensuite accommodation at the Møller Institute for the nights of Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 September at an additional cost of £450 plus VAT. (Limited rooms available)

IfM members and alumni are entitled to a 10% discount off the course fees. For details of our membership scheme, click here.

The Møller Institute has received the ‘We’re Good To Go’ from Visit Britain. Acquiring the Industry Standard mark means the Møller Institute have followed Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, have a risk assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

 

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
  • manage new product development and introduction processes in the context of the innovation system;
  • use appropriate, process-based technology management approaches.

        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;
        • manage new product development and introduction processes in the context of the innovation system;
        • use appropriate, process-based technology management approaches.

        COURSE MODULES:

        • Introduction to technology and innovation management – Key issues in technology and innovation management, introducing core models, frameworks and processes, stimulated by Philips case study.
        • Technology and innovation management: evolutionary and change perspectives – The context within which technologies are developed and commercialised is constantly changing. This session provides frameworks for analysing the impact of change at the technology, industry and market levels. 
        • Technology intelligence – How to keep abreast of the latest technology developments and trends. An introductory overview of the technology intelligence model (framework, system, process, sources, examples). 
        • Managing innovation – Key concepts, and managing disruptive innovation. 
        • Open innovation – Understanding the opportunities and challenges of open innovation; for example, the role of intermediaries.
          • Strategic technology management – Strategic technology management concepts, frameworks and approaches, including valuation, portfolios, scenarios and roadmapping, with group discussion. 
          • Roadmapping activity – Hands-on practice to experience how roadmaps can be developed within a workshop environment. 
          • New product introduction game – Simulation game, providing hands-on experience of designing, developing and marketing products in multifunctional teams. 
          • Managing partnerships – This session provides an opportunity to identify the key challenges of managing partnerships between two dissimilar organisations, and to learn some of the techniques that have been developed for overcoming these challenges. 
          • IP management – Intellectual property issues when identifying, valuing and exploiting technology. 
          • Project selection – An approach to evaluating innovation opportunities and technology-based projects using multi-factor scoring.

          COURSE MODULES:

          • Introduction to technology and innovation management – Key issues in technology and innovation management, introducing core models, frameworks and processes, stimulated by Philips case study.
          • Technology and innovation management: evolutionary and change perspectives – The context within which technologies are developed and commercialised is constantly changing. This session provides frameworks for analysing the impact of change at the technology, industry and market levels. 
          • Technology intelligence – How to keep abreast of the latest technology developments and trends. An introductory overview of the technology intelligence model (framework, system, process, sources, examples). 
          • Managing innovation – Key concepts, and managing disruptive innovation. 
          • Open innovation – Understanding the opportunities and challenges of open innovation; for example, the role of intermediaries.
          • Strategic technology management – Strategic technology management concepts, frameworks and approaches, including valuation, portfolios, scenarios and roadmapping, with group discussion. 
          • Roadmapping activity – Hands-on practice to experience how roadmaps can be developed within a workshop environment. 
          • New product introduction game – Simulation game, providing hands-on experience of designing, developing and marketing products in multifunctional teams. 
          • Managing partnerships – This session provides an opportunity to identify the key challenges of managing partnerships between two dissimilar organisations, and to learn some of the techniques that have been developed for overcoming these challenges. 
          • IP management – Intellectual property issues when identifying, valuing and exploiting technology. 
          • Project selection – An approach to evaluating innovation opportunities and technology-based projects using multi-factor scoring.

          COURSE TUTORS

          The course will be presented by members of the IfM’s Centre for Technology Management (CTM), including:

          Professor Tim Minshall

          Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation & Head of the Institute for Manufacturing

          Dr Rob Phaal

          Director of Research (STIM, CUED), Centre for Technology Management, IfM

          Dr Frank Tietze

          Head of Innovation and Intellectual Property Management Lab

          EXPERIENCE CAMBRIDGE

          Moller Centre

          The venue

          The course will be held at the Møller Institute, a world-class, dedicated residential leadership development Institute at Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

          The Møller Institute has received the ‘We’re Good To Go’ Industry Standard mark from Visit Britain. Acquiring this means the Møller Institute have followed Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, have a risk assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

          Your stay

          The course fee includes a course dinner on Wednesday 15 September, which will take place at Sidney Sussex College, as well as all daytime refreshments and course materials.

          Delegates may book ensuite accommodation at the Møller Centre for the nights of Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 September at an additional cost of £450 plus VAT

          Sidney sussex college dining hall
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          Technology and innovation management

          Bespoke programmes

          University of Cambridge endorsement

          Booking confirmation and cancellation policy