MGT-555 / 10 credits

Teacher(s): Michaud Véronique, Weber Thomas Alois

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Remark: Inscription nécessitant l'autorisation préalable des enseignants


Summary

This course is a joint initiative between the School of Engineering and the College of Management to encourage and promote entrepreneurship and management skills, engineering design, hands-on experience, teamwork, and awareness of social and ethical implications in engineering and management.

Content

Keywords

Business economics, product design, systems engineering, technology commercialization, hands-on practice

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

To be able to register for this course, instructor permission is required. For this, students are asked to prepare a 1-page motivation statement, to be sent per email by September 22 at the very latest to the course coordinator (philipp.schneider@epfl.ch).

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Translate specifications into product design
  • Assess / Evaluate the economic viability of product at different development phases
  • Manage the production of a prototype
  • Develop a plan for the commercialisation of the product

Transversal skills

  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.

Assessment methods

  • 40% Presentation
  • 50% Report/prototype
  • 10% Collaboration

 

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Number of places: 50
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Innovation & entrepreneurship in engineering
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 8 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9    GRA330
9-10    GRA330
10-11    
11-12    GRA330
12-13    
13-14    
14-15    
15-16    
16-17    
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Friday, 8h - 9h: Project, other GRA330

Friday, 9h - 11h: Lecture GRA330

Friday, 11h - 18h: Project, other GRA330