Description of the program
The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF offers a unique, professional development program that provides you with a broad overview of the latest developments and prospects in photonics for your business. The English-language 5-day “Photonics Manager Compact” program – which can also be booked in separate packages – will equip you with the technology and leadership skills needed to address the ongoing challenges in the photonics industry and to comprehend, guide, and implement processes and methods to increase long-term effectiveness.
The program covers the key topics from current challenges in the photonics market. It consists of two different module complexes: “Future of Photonics” and “Future of Leadership in Photonics”.
Future of Photonics (3 days)
New technologies alter traditional business models regardless of the industry. Knowing these technologies and their business implications are fundamental for optimizing relevant process chains. Learn about the latest trends and developments in photonics from the experts at Fraunhofer IOF and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena.
The “Future of Photonics” module consists of the following parts:
- Future of Photonics Markets & Perspectives of Laser Technology
- Next-Generation Integrated Photonics
- Advanced Optical Systems & Design
Future of Leadership in Photonics (2 days)
Leadership forms the backbone of an organization. In order to maneuver successfully in rapidly changing and complex environments, a systematic view is needed. Experience the human-centered approaches and positive mindset of appreciative leadership and appreciative organizational development while taking into account the special characteristics of the photonics industry.
The “Future of Leadership Photonics” module consists of the following two parts:
- Appreciative Leadership
- Appreciative Organizational Development
Laboratory tours and evening events with guest speakers complement the technical teaching units.