Intelligent Production and Service Design


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained in the modules Digital Manufacturing Technology or Digital Manufacturing and Service and the modules Manufacturing Processes, Automation and Robots and Linear Algebra.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To provide the student with an understanding of how contemporary technologies – for innovation, design, and manufacturing of products or delivery services – can be applied to create responsive, sustainable, and agile production and service delivery systems in a company.

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about intelligent production and service development.
  • Must have knowledge about organizational design facilitating intelligent production.
  • Must have knowledge about the role of management and humans in intelligent production.
  • Must have knowledge about communication protocols and software platforms.


  • Must be able to explain principles of agile manufacturing and how they influence the design process.
  • Must be able to explain core principles of service development and how they influence the design process.
  • Must be able to use the principles, tool and techniques of agile manufacturing and service design in the process of intelligent production and service systems.
  • Must be able to combine different principles tools and techniques to create intelligent production and service systems.
  • Must be able to discuss and evaluate the appropriateness of a given intelligent production and service system and how to balance conflicting demands in the design process.


  • Must have the competencies to apply principles of agile and sustainable production to company cases and design intelligent production and service systems.
  • Must have competencies to establish involving, flexible processes involving stakeholders at all levels in innovation processes.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examIntelligent Production and Service Design
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleIntelligent produktion og servicedesign
Module codeM-MOE-B4-6
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science