New product development is not a standard functional process: it crosses all main corporate functions and goes beyond its boundaries into global, multicultural markets. This course will introduce to several methodologies belonging to different fields of expertise: design thinking, lean 6 sigma, organization, marketing, engineering management. It will furthermore allow participants to have a flavor of the complex soft skills required to manage such process. In order to fulfill such a complex learning experience, the course will balance lecture, cases and practical exercises; it will be led by an experience manager combining 10+ years in corporate R&D (with specific focus on NPD), 10+ years in venture capital and a diversified education in aerospace engineering and management.