Traineeship

2019/2020

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
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies

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
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science