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6-Product Development

Course Code :1028FTIPRO
Study domain:Product Development
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:The student has passed 4-Product Development (1027FTIPRO)
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Ivo Dewit

3. Course contents *

During the sessions cases provided by the business teams (the company) are taken up as design challenge.

In mixed teams will explore the context of the idea, the target group and define the user requirements using a set of templates and tools: touchpoint matrix, persona dimensions, personas, design requirements, lotus blossom, ... Some business tools are also used to streamline the value proposition and the business model canvas.

Various alternative concepts are developed, optimized and presented.

The approach to a technology-driven idea generation and user-centered innovation process, research and design activities that take place within this field of expertise, offering different models. The use of TRIZ while exploring potential applications for technology. The use of trend cards to map the future context of a technology. Exploring techniques to identify potential applications. Verification and selection techniques to test the usability and technological and economic feasibility.