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Courses and Events

Courses and Events

Babbage Lecture Series: Professor Michael Lewis

Thursday 9 April 2015

Free seminar series run by the Babbage Industrial Policy Network.

Course - Evaluating and selecting technology-based projects

Thursday 16 April 2015

This course reviews the available options for evaluating and selecting projects in conditions of uncertainty when detailed factual information is scarce. 

22nd Annual Research Methodology Workshop

Thursday 9 to Friday 10 April 2015

This event is specifically aimed at doctoral researchers. It seeks to equip participants with an appreciation of research design, methods and how to overcome potential challenges on their programmes.

Anticipating ‘manufacturability’ challenges on the pathway to impact

Wednesday 15 April 2015

This seminar includes speakers from the EPSRC, Innovate UK, and academia who will explore what manufacturability challenges are; some challenges research funders, academics and industrialists have observed; and how being sensitive to these challenges can inform research project design, support industrial partner selection, and enhance research funding proposals.

IfM ECS Event

Purchasing and supply management: a strategic approach

Tuesday 5 May 2015

Two evening workshops that will help SMEs take a more proactive approach to procurement.

Making the shift to services

Wednesday 6 to Thursday 7 May 2015

Modern manufacturing firms are making the shift to services - offering services and solutions, as well as their more traditional products. Yet how do firms design this transition? What do they need to consider if they are to develop new business models which can create and capture value through services? 

IfM ECS Event

Improving the overall effectiveness of the procurement process workshop

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Two evening workshops that will help SMEs take a more proactive approach to procurement.

Visual Approaches for Strategy and Innovation Management

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Explore and apply the fundamental principles of visual design for presenting management information.

IfM Briefing Day

Thursday 14 May 2015

A day of interactive sessions for senior industrialists and policymakers presenting the latest research, approaches and practical applications from the Institute for Manufacturing.

Strategic Roadmapping

Wednesday 10 to Thursday 11 June 2015

A thorough introduction to strategic roadmapping, guiding participants through each step of the roadmapping process.

IfM ECS Event

Business decision-support tools forum

Wednesday 17 June 2015

A meeting for academics and practitioners who have interest and expertise in the study, development and application of research-based decision support tools for informed business and policy development.

The Cambridge Tribology Course: Friction, Wear and Lubrication

Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 September 2015

Intensive three-day programme offering an excellent opportunity to gain an overview of the field of tribology.

Realising the Potential of Early Stage Technologies

Tuesday 22 to Tuesday 23 September 2014

A two day workshop covering the fundamental issues associated with the management of early stage technology and innovation.

The Annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

Thursday 24 to Friday 25 September 2015

19th Annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium.

Strategic Roadmapping

Wednesday 21 October 2015

A thorough introduction to strategic roadmapping, guiding participants through each step of the roadmapping process.

Visual Approaches for Strategy and Innovation Management

Tuesday 10 November 2015

Explore and apply the fundamental principles of visual design for presenting management information.

R&D Management Conference 2016 (RADMA)

Saturday 2 to Wednesday 6 July 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Technology Management will host the 2016 R&D Management Conference at the University of Cambridge.

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