Strategic Management Of Technology And Innovation

Reflect on the three competencies of this course. Consider how they might directly apply to your life and work environment when answering the questions below.

Competency 1:

You will analyze how innovation occurs in an industry and why some innovations rise to dominate others.

Competency 2:

You will examine methods for choosing among innovation projects.

Competency 3:

You will develop implementation plans based on best practices for managing the new product development process.

Reflect on the following questions in a minimum of 500 words.

Question #1:

Think of a situation in which using a plan like an innovation plan to justify taking an action would have impacted some choices you made. How could you utilize best practices within your own work environment for making an innovation a dominant design? Be sure to consider when a new process or technology was introduced. Provide an example, either within your work environment or in society at large, of when a persuasive presentation had an impact on an organization or public views on a topic.

Question #2:

What specific assignments or learning activities from this course did you find particularly beneficial? What do you feel could have improved or added to your learning experience in this course?

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