Organizing for Innovative Product Development OpenCourseWare: A Free Online Grad-Level Product Development Class by MIT

Published Jan 22, 2009

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MIT offers 'Organizing for Innovative Product Development' to students who are earning dual MBA and M.S. (Master of Science) in engineering degrees in the Leaders for Manufacturing program. Students taking 'Organizing for Innovative Product Development' become familiar with the process of new product development, including technology transfer and innovation.

Organizing for Innovative Product Development: Course Specifics

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Organizing for Innovative Product Development: Course Description

'Organizing for Innovative Product Development' was previously taught in MIT's Sloan School of Management. Professor Tom Allen and Heng Xu designed the course. This lecture-based class was aimed at students pursuing dual master's degrees through the Leaders for Manufacturing program at MIT. 'Organizing for Innovative Product Development' OpenCourseWare teaches the fundamentals of managing new product development, including strategies for managing engineers and optimizing the organizational environment for innovation. 'Organizing for Innovative Product Development' also delves into topics like technology transfer and connections between technology and science and explores relevant case studies.

OpenCourseWare users can access the lecture notes, reading list and final paper assignment for 'Organizing for Innovative Product Development.' To find out more about this free online course, which also contains a selection of student presentation topics, visit the product development course page.

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