Traineeship

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in 1st – 2nd Semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have gained knowledge and understanding of implementation/realisation aspects of entrepreneurship/new business innovation in the broader organisational context (including the impact on realised strategy).

Skills

  • Be able to describe the problem solved and the criteria applied for its solution.
  • Be able to analyse an organizational context, innovative capabilities and potential.
  • Be able to evaluate the concepts, theories and methodologies applied to the solution of the problem.
  • Be able to assess the limitations of the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem.
  • Be able to train creativity skills and excel in communication.

Competences

  • Be able to navigate and interact in an organizational context in the business development process (emphasis on implementation) through relevant choices of methods and use of theories.
  • Be able to account for the choices made during the solution of the problem, and to substantiate that these are made at a professional level.
  • Situational advanced application/facilitation of creative processes.

Type of instruction

The semester is carried out as a voluntary traineeship (internship) at a company/organisation in Denmark or abroad, the student is included in the organisation’s daily work of relevance to the Semester objectives. Concurrently as part of the internship, the student makes a report, which is evaluated after ending the internship. The student has a university supervisor and a contact person in the organization in which the internship takes place.  

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 30 ECTS course module the expected workload is 900 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examTraineeship
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS30
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjektorienteret forløb i en virksomhed.
Module codeM-EE-K3-2
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS30
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science