Organization of Research and Development

Food
99,00
Expertise domains
General Management
Research & Development
Competences
Structuring organizations, basic knowledge of R&D
Duration
2 hours of study time
Level of expertise
Basic
About the course

Should you look at R&D as a department residing in an ivory tower, rather detached from the rest of the organization, at times even unapproachable… then this lesson will hopefully change your mind. This lesson deals with the ways we organize, communicate with and learn from R&D constructively and efficiently, in order to improve your food products or production methods.

What to expect
  • Course introduction
  • Challenge 1. Understanding the role and position of R&D
  • Challenge 2. Major functions within an R&D department
  • Challenge 3. Role of R&D in positioning and defending the image of the company
  • Challenge 4. Basic skills required in order to work effectively with R&D
  • Course finalization
Objectives

After having completed this lesson, you will:

  • understand the basic role and position of R&D in the organization;
  • know how R&D can be organized in the organization;
  • know about the various functions in R&D;
  • understand the important role of R&D in positioning and defending the company’s image;
  • have at your disposal a skill set to cooperate effectively with R&D.
Who should attend

Product managers, Research & development managers in the pet food industry.

Meet the coach(es) for this course

Dr. Rob Vigoureux
Dr. Rob Vigoureux has 25 years of experience in the animal care industry, of which 18 years of managerial positions for the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. His areas of expertise are organizational design, go-to-market strategy development and implementation as well as people management. Additional, he has expertise in animal nutrition, influencer- and professional marketing, stakeholder relations, regulatory affairs, communication and public relations.
Keywords
Product lifecycle
Research
Applied science
Brand management
Business communication
Business Processes
Equity
Innovation
Labeling
Legal
Media training
Processes
Process control
Recall
Regulations
Science
Technology
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