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TMM4280 - Advanced Product Development

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Product development in a strategic and operational business perspective, The different schools of product development. Managing innovation and new product development. Product portfolio management. Ideation and concept generation in early phases. Lean product development. Prototyping in new product development. Topology optimization as a tool in the design process. Innovation and new product development best-practices. Case examples. The course is module-based and typically consists of 3 modules.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The student has a solid foundation and understanding of new product development (NPD) theory. This includes the understanding of the role of NPD as a system of processes as well as methodologies and frameworks such as Lean product development, set-based design, prototyping and topology optimization.

Skills: The student has an overview of the different methodologies and frameworks and shows the ability to scientifically and systematically deal with challenges related to NPD to succeed with the MSc project. The candidate knows the state of the art and is able to select and adapt methodologies to solve challenges faced in NPD.

General competence: The student understands the basics of NPD and its relationships and interfaces with other parts of the business system. Based on this competence s/he shall be able to deal with and participate in systematic NPD improvement initiatives at company, team and individual levels. In summary, the primary goal is to develop a basis for managing and executing NPD tasks in general.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, assignments and self-study. The lectures and assignments may be given in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignments

Further on evaluation

Written exam (100%) is the basis for evaluation in the course. Compulsory exercises have to be approved in order to take the exam. Both the solution and the way to arrive at the solution will count for the evaluation. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Information is given at the start of the semester.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Product development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • DAM - Design, Analysis and Manufacturing
  • Technological subjects
Contact information

Examination

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-12-02 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL430 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL111 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 45
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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