Technological Innovation

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained on the 2nd Semester of the MSc in Manufacturing Technology.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Be able to understand and use innovation models which speed up the innovation process, reduce the risk of failure and/or improve the business or societal value
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of a selected manufacturing technology.

Skills

  • Be able to use innovation models in the solution of an industrial problem
  • Be able to perform an assessment of different options to solve the problem
  • Be able to explain the commercial relevance of the proposed solution
  • Be able to assess the limitations of the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem
  • Be able to scout for new products, materials or manufacturing technologies.

Competences

  • Be able to participate in technological innovation activities.

Type of instruction

The project work is carried out as an independent work process in which the students themselves organise and coordinate their workload in collaboration with a supervisor. The project may be carried out individually or in groups. The project may be finalized with a project report or in the form of a scientific paper with supporting appendices.

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 examTechnological Innovation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS30
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleTeknologisk innovativ forretningsskabelse
Module codeM-MT-K3-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS30
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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