2014 Schedule, Curriculum & Instructors*


September 17, 18, 19 & 20 / October 23, 24 & 25 / November 20, 21 & 22
DATE/TIME CLASS INSTRUCTOR
SESSION 1 - SEPTEMBER
9/17
Wednesday
3:00 - 6:00p
Ice Breaker & Team Formation Dr. William Jeffries
9/18
Thursday
8:00 - 10:00a
Innovation & the Market/Product Strategy: Where will the next big winner come from? Dr. On Amir
9/18
Thursday
10:15 - 12noon
Innovation & the Market/Product Strategy: Building & exploiting competitive advantages in technology Dr. On Amir
9/18
Thursday
1:00 - 3:00p
Managing Change: Harnessing disruptive impulses Dr. Jerry Jellison
9/18
Thursday
3:15 - 5:30p
Managing Change: Opportunities for operational process improvements Dr. Jerry Jellison
9/19
Friday
8:15 - 12noon
Assessing the Customer Value Proposition: Why they should want to buy your product/service Dr. On Amir
9/19
Friday
1:00 - 3:00p
Mastering Market Dynamics: Analyzing segmentation & positioning decisions on products/service designs Dr. On Amir
9/19
Friday
3:15 - 5:30p
Mastering Market Dynamics: Exploiting the company's brand for global penetration Dr. On Amir
9/20
Friday
8:15 - 10:00a
Technology & Markets: Growth & Renewal through Science & Technology Commercialization: A Strategic Framework Dr. Vish Krishnan
9/20
Friday
10:15 - 12noon
Technology & Markets: Growth & Renewal through Science & Technology Commercialization: A Strategic Framework Dr. Vish Krishnan
9/20
Friday
1:00 - 3:00p
Technology & Markets: Discovering Innovation Opportunities Dr. Vish Krishnan
9/20
Friday
3:15 - 5:30p
Technology & Markets: Discovering Innovation Opportunities Dr. Vish Krishnan
SESSION 2 - OCTOBER
10/23
Thursday
8:15 - 10:00a
Strategy Fulfillment: The role of research & engineering to drive the company forward  Dr. Dave Newton
10/23
Thursday
10:15 - 12noon
Building Internal Strategic Relationships: Building & exploiting competitive advantages in technology Dr. Dave Newton
10/23
Thursday
1:00 - 5:30p
Establishing a Culture of Innovation: Unleashing the creative power of the research/design team Dr. Jerry Jellison
10/24
Friday
8:15 - 12noon
Customer Interactions in the Information Age: Using new paradigms for customer interactions Dr. Kevin Zhu
10/24
Friday
1:00 - 3:00p
UCSD Campus tour  
10/24
Friday
1:00 - 3:00p
Utilizing Effective Virtual Teams: Overcoming time & location barriers Joanie Connell
10/24
Friday
3:15 - 5:30p
Utilizing Effective Virtual Teams: The 24 hour engineering timeclock Joanie Connell
10/25
Saturday
8:15 - 10:00a
Communicating in the Workplace: Developing an effective & efficient conversational style Dr. Ernie Mendes
10/25
Saturday
10:15 - 12noon
Communicating in the Workplace: Guidelines for handling difficult conversations Dr. Ernie Mendes
10/25
Saturday
1:00 - 3:00p
Advance Project Management: Business model definition & development; Elevator Pitches Dr. Vish Krishnan
10/25
Saturday
3:15 - 5:30p
Advance Project Management: Executing plans & mitigating risks through portfolio manangement Dr. Vish Krishnan
SESSION 3 - NOVEMBER
11/20
8:15 - 10:00a
Financial Analysis: Designing the operational dashboard for closed loop control Dr. Ross Valkanov
11/20
10:15 - 12noon
Financial Analysis: Impact of risk on investment decision making Dr. Ross Valkanov
11/20
1:00 - 3:00p
Financial Impacts of Managerial Options: Budgeting & cost accounting Dr. Ross Valkanov
11/20
3:15 - 5:30p
Management Decision Making: Time Value of Money & ROI Considerations Dr. Ross Valkanov
11/21
Friday
8:15 - 10:00a
Demystifying Accounting: The ins & outs of transaction flows & financial statements David Ravetch
11/21
Friday
10:15 - 12noon
Demystifying Accounting: Financials David Ravetch
11/21
Friday
1:00 - 5:30p
Building Team Leadership Skills: What it means to be in charge Dr. Ernie Mendes
11/22
Saturday
8:15 - 12noon
Advance Project Management: Developing on-time & on-budget execution Dr. Vish Krishnan
11/22
Saturday
1:00 - 3:00p
Advance Project Management: Integration with Supply Chain & Channels for Maimal Benefit Dr. Vish Krishnan
11/22
Saturday
3:15 - 5:30p
Business Challenge Presentations Dr. Vish Krishnan
*schedule, curriculum & instructors subject to change