AIT 651 Managing Emerging Technologies
Examines issues related to the management of the R&D and innovation process, with emphasis on new product development and the commercialization of technology. The course focuses on strategic, behavioral, inter-functional (team) and international aspects of the innovation and new product development (NPD) processes. Topics include promotion of creativity, strategic management and competitiveness, technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and the processes by which new products are brought into the marketplace. Advances in technology, including information technology and the Internet, and the evaluation of technology on the economy and society are also discussed. This course serves as an alternative elective for the AIT and BTM programs.