Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
7.5 hp
Malmö daytime 50%
9 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
Full tuition fee: 15000 SEK

About the course

Global Product Development II aims to produce a project proposal with a requirement specification for a product, including proposals for a socially committed development process and methods for implementation and management from a life-cycle perspective. The course prepares for international development cooperation, in line with Agenda 2030 and with a focus on social, cultural challenges with insight on aid and its financial conditions.

The course can form the basis for the degree project in the field.

Course content

• Socially committed sustainable development as an interdisciplinary field focusing on the role of an engineer; in-depth study of topics covered in the course MT195A Global Product Development I and broadening towards subject areas such as material selection, power structures, project planning, group dynamics, and communication technology.

• Agenda 2030 for the implementation of the UN's goals for sustainable development

• Goals and conditions for international aid agencies' activities

• Financing of innovation and product development projects in international development cooperation

• Case studies of innovative solutions in development projects

• Group project work: Development of a project proposal with a requirement specification for a product, including proposals for a socially engaged development process and methods for implementation and management from a life-cycle perspective.

• Own studies of both broader and in-depth character in areas that are relevant to the project work.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

MT195A Global Product Development I, with a passing grade on 1901 Assignments 2,5 hp

Selection

University credits completed 100%

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