Operations and Innovation Management

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module is based on knowledge obtained at the 2nd semester of the Master’s programme in Operations and Innovation Management with specialisation in Global Management

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have gained knowledge and understanding of theoretical reflective work
  • Have developed an understanding of the role of technology in global organisation.

Skills

  • Be able to describe the problem solved and the criteria applied for its solution
  • Be able to evaluate the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem
  • Be able to account for the choices made during the solution of the problem, and to substantiate that these are made on a high professional level
  • Be able to assess the limitations of the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem.
  • Can combine technological insights with market and business related considerations in the design of innovative business systems and value chains.

Competences

  • Be able to analyse and solve an actual problem of industrial relevance through application of systematic research and development processes, including advanced analytical, experimental, and/or numerical methods and models.
  • Can give emphasis to the creative deployment and importance of technologies in the creation of global business systems and value chains.

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

Facts about the module

Danish titleVærdikæder og innovationsledelse
Module codeM-OIM-KK3-3
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