SEEM3450/ESTR3502 Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Course Code and Name: SEEM3450/ESTR3502 Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Course Objectives:

Factors that drive continuous creative product innovation. Study of processes of creating, assessing and pursuing product opportunities. Evaluation of new product ideas and risk assessment of commercialization. Product development strategies in industrial marketing. Understanding the behaviour of buyer. Formulation and implementation of innovative marketing strategy and business plan.
Course Outcomes:

1. Understand the influences of technological, environmental, social and cultural considerations on design decsions and new product/service development;
2. Competent to generate new product/service ideas, and to critique business viability of such ideas;
3. Able to develop a proposal for a new venture;
4. Able to analyze and debate the basic issues, the risks, challenges and rewards related to innovation and new ventures.
Programme Outcomes:
(P1) The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering appropriate to the degree discipline (K/S)
(P2) The ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data (K/S)
(P3) The ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability (K/S)
(P4) The ability to function in multi-disciplinary teams (S/V)
(P5) The ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems (K/S)
(P6) The understanding of professional and ethical responsibility (V)
(P7) The ability to communicate effectively (S)
(P8) The ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context, especially the importance of health, safety and environmental considerations to both workers and the general public (V)
(P9) The ability to recognize the need for, and to engage in life-long learning (V)
(P10) The ability to stay abreast of contemporary issues (S/V)
(P11) The ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice appropriate to the degree discipline (K/S)
(P12) The ability to use the computer/IT tools relevant to the discipline along with an understanding of their processes and limitations (K/S/V)
(P13) The ability to apply the skills relevant to the discipline of operations research and information technology and their applications in engineering and managerial decision making, especially in financial services, logistics and supply chain management, business information systems, and service engineering and management (K/S)

K = Knowledge outcomes
S = Skills outcomes
V = Values and attitude outcomes
Weights (in %):
Course Outcome(s) is/are measurable or not: Yes / Yes (Partial) / No (Please choose).
If Yes, please suggest ways to measure: