MGT-462 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Roettgen Raphaël Alexander

Langue: Anglais

Remark: Special schedule. See the MTE website: https://go.epfl.ch/mte


Summary

This course will teach students the major trends and characteristics of the space economy. We will examine key business models that use space technologies, including those that benefit from use cases right here on Earth. As a final project, students will elaborate and present their own business idea

Content

Keywords

Space, Entrepreneurship

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Categorize and distinguish key business models using space technology
  • Elaborate and present a space-related business idea
  • Understand the key trends driving the current and future growth of the space economy

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Chair a meeting to achieve a particular agenda, maximising participation.
  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Identify the different roles that are involved in well-functioning teams and assume different roles, including leadership roles.
  • Take responsibility for environmental impacts of her/ his actions and decisions.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Manage priorities.
  • Make an oral presentation.

Teaching methods

  • Bi-weekly on-campus lectures
  • Practice MCQ quizzes, available online
  • Office hours (likely virtual)

Expected student activities

  • Develop and present a space-related business plan

Assessment methods

  • Midterm MCQ exam 25%
  • Final MCQ exam 25%
  • Business plan oral presentation 50%

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: New space economy
  • Cours: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: New space economy
  • Cours: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: New space economy
  • Cours: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: New space economy
  • Cours: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17   MED01418 
17-18   MED01418 
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Jeudi, 16h - 17h: Cours MED01418

Jeudi, 17h - 18h: Exercice, TP MED01418