Innovation, Global Competitiveness, and National Economic Development

MET AD 667

Examines various approaches to developing high tech innovation based economies as a route to self sufficiency and growth. Factors studied include both structural reforms in the political, legal and economic areas, and government sponsored initiatives in higher education, basic research, private venture capital, grants to support new product development by promising ventures, and the creation of science and technology parks and incubators. Students independently research, write, and present studies of the strategies of various countries. This will be augmented by case studies, reading, and guest speakers on strategies being employed in such countries as Taiwan, Thailand, and Brazil.

FALL 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Rahman CAS 204A M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Staff M 6:00 pm-8:45 pm

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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