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New Product Innovation D

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

The aim of the course is to explore the challenges and benefits of providing solutions to customer needs by studying innovation from a new product development and marketing perspective. The focus is to enhance students’ understanding of factors affecting the implementation of strategic plans by highlighting methods for managing the new product development process. The course design covers the different stages of the development process all the way to positioning and market entry strategies, as well as including aspects like design, internal versus open innovation approach, platform/modular thinking, rapid prototyping, and mass customization.

The course is given and examined in English.


Can not be combined with course syllabys 2FE050 Product planning and development in a degree

Application and eligibility

New Product Innovation D, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2018 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018


Lectures end during the week of 12 February 2018

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 credits with a minimum of 75 credits in Business Administration. At Basic level (A-level) and Intermediate level (B-level) a minimum of 60 credits in Management, Marketing, Accounting and Finance.  At the C-level (Bachelor), a minimum 15 credits.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B or the equivalent.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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