MSc in Global Product Development and Management

General

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Program Description

Overview

Manufacturing and service industries require many more talents who can tackle the challenges that come with operating in a complex, global environment. Learn advanced techniques for integrating product development at different levels, and how to design and manufacture intelligent, sustainable and internationally competitive products.

Who is it for?

This truly world-leading course has been designed to address the need for highly trained business leaders able to respond to the challenges and demands of modern globalised markets.

Designed for mid-career professionals, career changers, and ambitious, internationally focused graduates looking to enhance their careers in a global context. We develop global thinkers who can apply their knowledge of global markets to effectively manage cross-border teams and develop internationally competitive products and services.

Why this course?

The world is becoming increasingly connected, bringing a host of new challenges in terms of organisational management, product development and cross-border collaboration. This course develops highly educated employees, equipped with an international understanding of global manufacturing and service. It covers cutting-edge technologies for worldwide product development and management, including concept creation and creativity.

Course details

The course comprises eight assessed modules, a group project and an individual research project.

Compulsory modules

All the modules in the following list need to be taken as part of this course:

  • Design, Technology and Prototyping
  • Operations Management
  • Lean Product Development
  • Managing Innovation and New Product Development
  • Design Driven Innovation Processes
  • General Management
  • Enterprise Modelling
  • Decision Engineering

Entry requirements

A first or second class UK Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Other relevant qualifications together with considerable industrial experience may be considered.

Your career

This course will enable graduates to progress to senior roles in a range of global businesses. Previous graduate destinations include aerospace and automotive manufacturing multi-nationals, as well as leading consultancy firms.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Cranfield's distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world.

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