1) Creativity, Ideation, Design, Innovation and major associated paradigms 2) Design Thinking, the Design Process and the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation 3) Deep understanding of needs and problems 4) Stakeholder approach and innovative teams 5) Creativity methods for divergent ideation 6) Convergence methods for shaping, prioritizing and selecting ideas 7) Design space exploration, prototyping and simulation 8) Entrepreneurship and business networking
Basics in design methods (functional analysis, value analysis) or engineering projects, basics in marketing, team spirit and curiosity.
Semester 8 - The exam is given in english only
Evaluation is based on the creative design project. The final grade is calculated as follows:
Continuous assessment of the project work and presention (25%)