The Innovation and Product Development Specialized Studies will not be offered after the Fall 2021 Quarter. Individuals interested in earning the specialized studies certificate must successfully complete all program requirements by this date. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (949) 824-9742.
Designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to move through the creativity and innovation process and take new ideas to the commercial marketplace, this program provides an intensive examination of the scope of demands of real-world innovation and product development, whether tangible object, system or service.
Throughout this program, learn to think about designing new or updated products, services or processes, the logistics of implementing those ideas, and how to do it all in the corporate environment or entrepreneurial space. Leave this program equipped with the skills and expertise needed to operate in high-functioning teams and creative product- and service-development-focused environments.
Who Should Enroll
- Product development managers
- Software managers
- First-line supervisors
- Project managers
- Entrepreneurs and “wantrepreneurs”
- Marketing managers
- R&D personnel
- International audiences concerned with US design thinking
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Annual Job Openings
(Highly experienced workers can earn up to $183k)