Sustainable Product Development

Degree program: Executive MBA

This course focuses on how organizations develop innovative ideas, bring those ideas to market and do so in a manner that is both sustainable from an ongoing process perspective and from an environmental perspective. Students should develop an understanding through this course of where innovative ideas come from; how they can build innovation capabilities in their organizations; how to address and minimize the effects of risk and uncertainty in the innovation and development processes; what frameworks are used to manage and organize innovation and development processes; how to embed innovation in the culture of their organizations so that it becomes part of how their organization does business; and how to develop and design new products that are sustainable from an environmental perspective.

Course offered by:

Prof. Rod Franklin, PhD