If you mean techniques based on behavior within wolf packs ("alpha roll", strong corrections) - no. Though it is important to be in the dominant position in the pack (you're the alpha), dogs respond better to more positive training techniques, such as positive reinforcement.
I clicker train my own dog, using a "clicker," a noisemaker, to indicate good behaviors and then rewarding with a dog treat. Not only does this result in a more positive bond between my dog and I, it also makes my dog more likely to present behaviors and enjoy training.
That's not to say that you shouldn't be dominant over your dog, it's just that dominance isn't helpful in training. So though you should definitely firmly correct your dog when he growls at another dog, you shouldn't when he doesn't heel. Instead, reward him when he does heel (positive reinforcement training).
Hope this helps!