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New Product Innovation D

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

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.

Schema/schedule

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

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 18 February 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

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.
 

Selection

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

UMU-24419

Application

The online application opens 17 September 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2018.

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.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

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Contactperson for the course is:
Study Advisor