Global Implementation


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained on the 1st Semester of the Operations and Innovation Management programme. Furthermore, this project builds on the three courses taught in the 2nd Semester of the programme.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Demonstrate understanding of the theories, concepts, methods and tools taught in this semester.


  • Demonstrate the skills to choose among and apply in practice the theories, concepts, methods and tools taught in this semester.
  • Analyze, and develop an integrated solution to a practical problem, usually in the form of a project developed in and together with an organization. The project theme is global implementation, and normally requires:
  • Demarcation and analysis of the empirical background to the problem
  • Development and operationalisation of a relevant and researchable research problem/project objective using theory taught on the semester, but usually going beyond that
  • Development of an adequate research/project design, including:
    • Detailed questions/objectives
    • An account of the data collection and data validation methods, data sources
    • An account of the analytical methods used and methods used to validate the findings
    • An account of the (design) methods used to develop recommendations/solutions to resolve the research problem / achieve the project objective.
  • Presentation and validation of data
  • Presentation, validation and discussion of analytical findings
  • Presentation and validation of recommendations/solutions
  • Evaluation of the findings and recommendations/solutions, methods and, if relevant, considerations regarding the limitations and generalizability of the study.


  • Work together as a team to analyze, and develop integrated and feasible solution(s) to a practical organisational problem
  • Work together with an organization in an academically yet practically adequate manner.

Type of instruction

The module is carried out as group-based, problem-oriented project work. The group 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 is carried out in groups with normally no more than 6 members.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project module the expected workload is 450 hours for the student.



Name of examGlobal Implementation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
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 titleGlobal implementering
Module codeM-OIM-K2-4
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science