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Project Seminar

2019/2020
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
5
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
1 year, 1-3 module

Instructor


Kupriyanov, Yury V.

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is focused on providing students with the understanding on the crucial and generic skills for the digital economy, such as: teamwork, empathy, - and mastering methodology of use-centric innovation management – design thinking
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Learning the basic concepts of project activities, and project management, team work
  • Learning the design thinking methodology and accompanying concepts of user-centric customer development, methods brainstorming, iterative prototyping and insight collection
  • Learning the basics of business model, digital transformation, business model transformation
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Mastered the key concepts of design thinking methodology
  • Completing a group project on a topic provided by/agreed with lecturer using design thinking methodology
  • Presenting the project results and developing a prototype using prototyping technologies
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to project-management and project-oriented learning. Future of Work: the skills for XXI century
  • Project management vs operational activities. The concept of open innovations. The basics of business model
  • Digital transformation. 5 domains of business transformation
  • Design Thinking Methodology: principles, teams, space, empathy, problem domain, solution domain
  • Design thinking. Problem domain: customer development approaches
  • Design thinking. Solution domain: brainstorming technics, prototyping, working with feedback Prototyping technologies: SAP Build
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-class tasks
  • non-blocking Project
  • non-blocking Final pitch
  • non-blocking Exam
    Project presentation will take place online through the LMS system. Also students should pass the coursera course.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (3 module)
    0.1 * Exam + 0.2 * Final pitch + 0.1 * In-class tasks + 0.6 * Project
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Pressman, A. (2019). Design Thinking : A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone. New York: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1923524

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Roberge, J., & Kumar, V. (2018). Vijay Kumar, 101 Design Methods: A Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization, Wiley, 2013. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.BB58558D