Coursebooks 2017-2018

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China Project III

HUM-498(c)

Lecturer(s) :

Laperrouza Marc

Language:

English

Remarque

MA3 only

Summary

The course concludes the development of the prototype of a connected device. It develops competences related to prototype development, project management, teamwork and intercultural management.

Content

The course is composed of two parts:

1) Summer (Greater China)

- Study of the Hong-Kong/Shenzhen eco-system and production networks

- Protoyping/small batch manufacturing in Shenzhen and interaction with Chinese designers and makers

2) Autumn (EPFL)

- Further iteration of the connected device

- Analysis regarding the process and result of the development

The format is project-based.

 

Keywords

project management, team work, prototyping, intercultural management, experiential learning

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Successful completion of HUM-498(a) and HUM-498(b)

Recommended courses

HUM-440(a+b)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Workshop, fieldwork, individual and group work, project

Expected student activities

Assessment methods

Transversal skills (1/6) oral presentations, reflective note on group work and intercultural management, documentation of activities
Project realization (5/6) in accordance to project supervisor's grading scheme

Resources

Websites

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German