2014 Schedule, Curriculum & Instructors*


September 17, 18, 19 & 20 / October 23, 24 & 25 / November 20, 21 & 22
DATE/TIME CLASS INSTRUCTOR
SESSION 1
9/17
4:00 - 5:30
Ice Breaker & Team Formation Dr. William Jeffries
9/18
8:15 - 10:30a
Strategy Fulfillment: The role of research & engineering to drive the company forward Dr. Dave Newton
9/18
11:00 - 12noon
UCSD campus tour  
9/18
1:00 - 3:00p
Managing Change: Harnessing disruptive impulses Dr. Jerry Jellison
9/18
3:30 - 5:30p
Managing Change: Opportunities for operational process improvements Dr. Jerry Jellison
9/19
8:15 - 12noon
Assessing the Customer Value Proposition: Why they should want to buy your product/service Dr. On Amir
9/19
1:00 - 3:00p
Mastering Market Dynamics: Analyzing segmentation & positioning decisions on products/service designs Dr. On Amir
9/19
3:30 - 5:30p
Mastering Market Dynamics: Exploiting the company's brand for global penetration Dr. On Amir
9/20
8:15 - 10:00a
Technology & Markets: Growth & Renewal through Science & Technology Commercialization: A Strategic Framework Dr. Vish Krishnan
9/20
10:30 - 12noon
Technology & Markets: Growth & Renewal through Science & Technology Commercialization: A Strategic Framework Dr. Vish Krishnan
9/20
1:00 - 3:00p
Technology & Markets: Discovering Innovation Opportunities Dr. Vish Krishnan
9/20
3:30 - 5:30p
Technology & Markets: Discovering Innovation Opportunities Dr. Vish Krishnan
SESSION 2
10/23
8:15 - 10:00a
Innovation & the Market/Product Strategy: Where will the next big winner come from?  Dr. On Amir
10/23
10:00 - 12noon
Innovation & the Market/Product Strategy: Building & exploiting competitive advantages in technology Dr. On Amir
10/23
1:00 - 5:30p
Establishing a Culture of Innovation: Unleashing the creative power of the research/design team Dr. Jerry Jellison
10/24
8:15 - 12noon
Building Team Leadership Skills: What it means to be in charge Dr. Ernie Mendes
10/24
1:00 - 3:00p
Communicating in the Workplace: Developing an effective & efficient conversational style Dr. Ernie Mendes
10/24
3:30 - 5:30p
Communicating in the Workplace: Guidelines for handling difficult conversations Dr. Ernie Mendes
10/25
8:15 - 10:00a
Utilizing Effective Virtual Teams: Overcoming time & location barriers Dr. Ernie Mendes
10/25
10:30 - 12noon
Utilizing Effective Virtual Teams: The 24 hour engineering timeclock Dr. Ernie Mendes
10/25
1:00 - 3:00p
Advance Project Management: Business model definition & development; Elevator Pitches Dr. Vish Krishnan
10/25
3:30 - 5:30p
Advance Project Management: Executing plans & mitigating risks through portfolio manangement Dr. Vish Krishnan
SESSION 3
11/20
8:15 - 10:00a
Demystifying Accounting: The ins & outs of transaction flows & financial statements David Ravetch
11/20
10:30 - 3:00p
Demystifying Accounting: Tracking & managing costs David Ravetch
11/20
1:00 - 3:00p
Customer Interactions in the Information Age: Using new paradigms for customer interactions Dr. Kevin Zhu
11/20
3:30 - 5:30p
Building Internal Strategic Relationships: Breaking out of the silos Dr. Vu Pham
11/21
8:15 - 10:00a
Financial Analysis: Designing the operational dashboard for closed loop control Dr. Ross Valkanov
11/21
10:30 - 12noon
Financial Analysis: Impact of risk on investment decision making Dr. Ross Valkanov
11/21
1:00 - 3:00p
Management Decision Making: Time Value of Money & ROI Considerations Dr. Ross Valkanov
11/21
3:30 - 5:30p
Financial Impacts of Managerial Options: Budgeting & cost accounting Joe Precore
11/22
8:15 - 12noon
Advance Project Management: Developing on-time & on-budget execution Dr. Vish Krishnan
11/22
1:00 - 3:00p
Advance Project Management: Integration with Supply Chain & Channels for Maimal Benefit Dr. Vish Krishnan
11/22
3:30 - 5:30p
Business Challenge Presentations Dr. Vish Krishnan
*schedule, curriculum & instructors subject to change