Professional Education Programs
IRI provides a number of Professional Education Programs for R&D executives that enhance the effectiveness of innovation across all levels of management. Participants benefit from valuable networking among technology management leaders across industry. Programs are offered on a variety of relevant topics.
Shaping Innovation Leaders
One of IRI’s most highly acclaimed programs, Shaping Innovation Leaders is a rigorous 8-day executive development program offered in partnership with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. This unique program, designed through consultation with IRI members, is specifically tailored for promising mid-level managers in research, development and engineering. The program equips participants with superior business skills to improve their company’s competitive edge.
Location: Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
Date: June 1 - 7, 2013
Technology Scouting Subscription Program
This program, in partnership with Lux Research, provides successful technology scouting solutions for R&D leaders. Participants strengthen their tech scouting efforts with practical advice, expert instruction and a hands-on learning environment. Come away with the ability to recognize attributes of successful scouts, organize a scouting team, measure success, assess the tech opportunity, identify robust processes, connect with tech developers, and much more.
Location: Westin Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Date: October 18 - 19, 2013