10 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The course aims to consider the circumstances in which new ideas are generated and examine the conditions for stable, creative and innovative development. The module will demonstrate how innovation and project management techniques can be applied to improve the planning and control of research and commercial projects.

Staff Contact: Dr. J Rowson
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study, 8 hrs - flipped classes; 4 hrs - coursework sessions
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Mechanical Engineering):

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