Ahmedabad University has joined hands with the Centre for Technology, Innovation and Economic Research (CTIER) to launch ‘R&D Managers of the Future’, an online programme for middle and senior R&D professionals. The 3-months-long online weekend programme has been designed and will be taught by faculty from Ahmedabad University, IIM Bangalore and IIM Ahmedabad, and several global R&D leaders. The programme will help managers build strong strategic thinking around innovation and R&D.
The programme comprises 14 core modules, individual projects and special sessions with industry speakers and other experts. It is designed keeping in mind R&D professionals who are looking to lead R&D teams in the future and to enhance their people and project management skills. Besides picking up core R&D skills like proactive financial and IP management and marketing of R&D, participants will also imbibe soft skills related to ‘collaboration and compromise’, ‘understanding the language of senior management’, and ‘agility and adaptability’.
Organisations looking to build such deep capabilities in their employees in R&D and Innovation Management domains can nominate employees for this programme.
Successful participants of the programme will be awarded with a certificate of completion signed by Ahmedabad University and CTIER. R&D Managers of the Future is a part of Ahmedabad University’s Continuing & Executive Education suite of programmes. Application deadline for the programme is February 16.