Why do some companies consistently outperform others in developing successful new products and services? Why do so many new products fail in the marketplace? This course introduces the major activities involved in developing new products and services. Emphasis is on learning practical skills and techniques that can help students be successful in a product development environment.
In this class, students will broaden their understanding of sustainability and how it applies to energy-related businesses and products, learn about why sustainability offers business opportunity , and learn to analyze the economic, social, cultural, and political limitations that might affect the implementation and sustainability of technologies/products/businesses. Students will expand their potential as a leader in sustainable business.