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Courses - Fall 2023
Part-Time MBA Program Department Site
Research and Development Strategy and Process
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H Smith School of Business.
This course will educate technology management professionals on contemporary strategy, management approaches, and best-practices for research and development. The course will focus on private sector methods to manage technology programs, identify and specify technical requirements, communicate technology use and value, and assess new technologies and architectures. It will include instruction on technology scouting and assessing Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs). Through engagement with experts in creating and managing technology, students will also be exposed to human and behavioral factors that can influence technology adoption in the commercial and public sector.