The one-week intensive INNOFOOD - Innovating Food Value Chain Innovations. Novel Management Perspectives on New Product Development - From Simulation to Reality course from EIT Food for master- and doctoral students, young researchers and professionals provides novel managerial perspectives and tools for successfully managing product development projects in food value chains. 
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Overview

Key Features 

INNOFOOD - Innovating Food Value Chain Innovations. Novel Management Perspectives on New Product Development - From Simulation to Reality  will enable participants to describe and critically analyze key managerial and decision processes involved when developing a new food product, both in a startup context, as well as in the case of an established company. The course at EIT Food is delivered by leading experts in their field (Prof. Avraham Shtub, Stephen and Sharon Seiden Professor of Project Management, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology & Prof. Bodo Steiner, Professor of Food Economics & Business Management, University of Helsinki), and innovates by integrating multiple teaching formats (cases studies, experiments, prize competition) with a project management simulator for new food product development and first-hand managerial industry insights on product development from world-leading companies, including Nestlé, Strauss Group and Finnish leading agri-food companies.

INNOFOOD will contribute to educating future innovation professionals in support of an innovative, competitive and sustainable global food system.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

  • Focusing on both the individual manager and product development teams, INNOFOOD guides participants to avoid costly mistakes, blind alleys and the loss of employee motivation that often impedes innovation performance.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Living costs for Aalst

  • 750 - 1120 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Innovating Food Value Chain Innovations. Novel Management Perspectives on New Product Development - From Simulation to Reality
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