- Study format:
- Inhouse Program
- Credit points:
- 2 ECTS (60 h. Workload)
- Course fees:
- Upon request
- RWTH Executive Certificate
- German or English
Implement successful approaches to technology and innovation management, develop a consistent strategy, identify new technologies, develop these towards a goal and implement innovative business models for your individual market success.
▶ Field-tested methods for the systematic design of a strategic technology and innovation management
▶ Interfaces to business model innovations and agile technology development
▶ Solidification of learned contents in practical exercises based on a continuous case study
▶ Procedures, methods and tools from industrial practice
Group of Participants
Experts or executives in a technology-oriented company with at least 5 years of professional experience in the areas research or development, technology and innovation management, new business development and strategy, production or technical purchasing
Creating and maintaining a successful competitive position requires choosing the right technologies. Ever shorter technology and product life cycles, increasing global competition and growing individualization of products demands that companies have the key skill of knowing or anticipating the needs of their customers. A well thought through technology management accordingly is no longer a luxury but a must have!
In five days of attendance, successful approaches from science as well as from industrial practice will be presented in lectures and deepened as part of an end-to-end case study.
Further information regarding the certificate course "Chief Technology Manager"
First Day: "Technology and Innovation Management as a Success Factor"
Second Day: "Competence Analysis and Competence-based Diversification"
Third Day: "Environmental Analysis, Development of New Business Models and the Technology Strategy"
Fourth Day: "Technology Scouting and Monitoring, integr. Technology Planning and Agile Technology Development"
Fifth Day: "Outlook Technology and Innovation Management and Exam"
Fraunhofer IPT, INC Invention Center, Fraunhofer Academy, Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen, KEX Knowledge Exchange
Prof. Günther Schuh
Ramon Kreutzer, Toni Drescher
Exemplary module plan (subject to change)