Strategic Product Development (3) Study of an organization, industry, and evaluation of the introduction to a new product. Preparation of proposal for industry product.
MGMT 475W Strategic Product Development (3)
This course is the first of a two course sequence that will provide a capstone experience for the Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering BS degree. The tools of strategic management and cross-functional collaboration will be introduced and serve as a background for the design, development, and implementation of a new product within an existing corporation. Student teams will be provided with an industry concept and work toward the objectives of a firm sponsoring the product concept. During the first semester, the evaluation of the product including feasibility of the product, design, manufacture, and intellectual property will be evaluated by student teams and presented to the firm. The final document will include a complete written assessment of each of the components of feasibility.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.