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New Product Development

New Product Development

Course Number: MGT X470.37

3 units

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to product development lifecycles, including how to effectively manage new or existing products using proven project management techniques and approaches. Participants examine "cradle to grave" management of a product, including inception of an idea, research and development, market analysis, production, re-engineering, closing out a product and recycling a product. Topics include:

  • Understanding product development frameworks
  • Alternative approaches to organizing resources
  • Planning processes for managing multiple products at various development stages

Emphasis is on adapting project management skills, techniques and approaches to both simple product line enhancements and adaptations to more complex products involving extensive R & D, testing and analysis.

Available Sections

Starting Oct 15

182MCK001

Starting Oct 15
182MCK001

Course Fees

$495 Early Bird Discount ends on Oct 9
$545 after Oct 9

Instructor

Charlene K. Larson [ bio ]

close [x] Charlene K. Larson, B.S., Technology and Operations Management, C.P.M., has 35 years of experience in design and management of Product Development, in a variety of companies and industries, which include Hughes Aircraft, and subsidiaries of Boeing for Aerospace, Snap-on for tools, IMED Corp., and Intelligent Surgical Lasers, in Biomed, J-Mar in Laser Research, and Fluid Components Inc., in instrumentation for the Nuclear Power industry. Ms. Larson is a speaker with the Employment Development Department, presenting on job hunting skills, and how to successfully handle the transition period of beginning a new job.

Schedule:

Mon 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Oct 15 - Oct 22, 2018

Mon
Oct 15 - Dec 10, 2018

Mon 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Nov 5 - Nov 19, 2018

Mon 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Dec 3 - Dec 10, 2018

7 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

Hybrid Course

Online: Oct 15-Dec 10, 2018

In-Class: 10/15, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Prototype to Production: A Practical Guide for Getting to Market"

ISBN: 1-978-1449362294

Prerequisites

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 182MCK001

Dates: Oct 15 - Oct 22, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Dates: Oct 15 - Dec 10, 2018

Dates: Nov 5 - Nov 19, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Dates: Dec 3 - Dec 10, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Instructor: Charlene K. Larson

Textbook: Mandatory
"Prototype to Production: A Practical Guide for Getting to Market"

ISBN: 1-978-1449362294

Location: UCR Extension Center

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