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International Project Week

Module name (EN): International Project Week
Degree programme: Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MST.INP
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2PA (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MST.INP Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012, semester 5, optional course, non-technical
MST.INP Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 5, optional course, non-technical
MST.INP Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 5, optional course, non-technical

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will:
- be able to work in a foreign, international environment
- be able to carry out systematic product development
- be able to solve a problem in a team under time pressure
- have developed efficient working methods
- be able to break a task down into substeps
- be able to delegate subtasks according to competence
- be able to quickly procure and evaluate knowledge and information
- be able to recognize the benefits of other professional disciplines
- be able to present their results

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Module content:
Students of different disciplines and cohorts will be grouped in teams of about 10 people. Within one week, these will teams work on a task from the industrial sector or an industry-related R+D institute. The following concept development steps will be carried out on the basis of the task as explained by the students’ supervisor,:
  - Brainstorming and generating an idea
  - Evaluating the ideas and selecting one
  - Developing the best idea into a concept
Results will be presented to lecturers and company representatives within the framework of a presentation and a final report.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Independent project work with mentoring.

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Recommended or required reading:
Depends on the project task.

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