Sustaining Innovation: Babson Professor Phil Dover
Philip A. Dover teaches marketing and strategy topics at Babson’s Executive Education and market strategy in the Babson College MBA program. At BEE, he has led custom executive education programs on strategic market management and corporate entrepreneurship topics for major companies such as Sony, Infineon Technologies, and Draeger.
His approach to working with such clients is to build a firm relationship, based on deep knowledge of company needs, a willingness to highly customize pedagogical materials, and a strong preference for action-based learning. He also has taught in a number of open enrollment seminars, including Forging and Managing Strategic Alliances, Attaining Service Excellence, and Client-Centric Service Marketing. His work in executive education includes applied research aimed at providing thought leadership in areas of current management concern. He recently published a major report on the shift toward solutions orientation in high technology industries, and is currently examining the change management implications of executive development intervention.