Semester Project incl. Project Management

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

In this module, students will identify and analyse a problem within management of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. In groups, the students will identify a theoretical or empirical problem and apply a suitable combination of methods and frameworks covered throughout the first two semesters to address it.

After completion of the module, students are, independently and in collaboration with others, able to define an appropriate problem within management of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, develop and execute a relevant research design and develop suitable solutions for the problem in question.

Throughout the module the students will also be introduced to theoretical and practical approaches to project management.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:

  • defining problems related to management of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • central theories, concepts, and practical issues within the selected research topic.
  • scientific methods applied in management of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation both in theory and practice.
  • how projects can be managed from idea to implementation.

Skills

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:

  • designing research projects, identifying the most appropriate research design and methods to fit the research question, and justifying the methodological choices.
  • applying relevant methods to provide answers to the formulated research question(s).
  • planning and completing research projects on a selected problem, from idea generation to implementation.

Competences

 The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:

  • planning and completing a research project in which a key problem within management of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation is addressed from idea generation to implementation.
  • outlining and suggesting solutions within the chosen research topic on the basis of scientific analysis.
  • translating, presenting and discussing professional and scientific problems and solutions with peers and non-specialists.

Type of instruction

For information see § 17.

Exam

Exams

Name of examSemester Project incl. Project Management
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Group examination with max. 4 students.
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleSemesterprojekt inkl. projektledelse
Module codeKATEI202211
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAAU Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities