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Sustained competitiveness in the present environment is mainly achieved through the development or acquisition of technology and its application. The main objective of this course is to help managers bridge the gap between business strategy and technology, and to enable mangers of organizations to realize the benefits of innovation.
Participants are introduced to the process of technology strategy formulation, implementation and management in a multi-business technical organization, and the integration of technology strategy with business strategy. The emphasis is the development of technology strategies for maximizing competitiveness. Various methods of technology planning and forecasting are studied. Participants are exposed to the various databases that are useful for technical planning and forecasting.

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Strategic vision, leadership and execution are indispensable ingredients for success. Their unique role in sustainable management of technology and innovation are the subject of this course. The tools, methodologies, metrics and case studies presented here offer invaluable resource for design, business development, marketing and management teams.

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About the Instructor

Dr. John O. Aje is the Dean of the School of Applied Science and Technology at Thomas Edison State College, in Trenton, New Jersey. Prior to his present position, he was the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Chair of the Technology and Engineering Management department at the University of Maryland University College. He has over thirty years’ experience in developing and delivering educational programs and training to managers at all levels in business, industry and especially in the military. He is a member of the editorial board of several professional journals such as the International Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) journal, "Transactions On Engineering Management"; “Procedia Computer Science” and "Technovation: The International Journal of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Management." He is the President of International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), the premier professional association for practitioners and academicians in the field and was a member of the Board of Examiners of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for over ten years.

Dr. Aje received his B.S. degree from Clemson University, M.S. degree from North Carolina State University, Master of Engineering Management, (M.E.M.) and D.Sc. from the George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science.


Course: MGM-243 Duration: 3 Days FEE: $1,499 CEUs: 2.16

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