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R&D Management (WP) (E)

level of course unit

k.A

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Analyze core processes in the development area and assess their status.
• Define goals using suitable key figures and follow them up using methods and tools (QM approaches).
• Derive measures against the background of networking core processes and interpret their effects.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Core processes in the development area
• Challenges in the development area against the background of existing market requirements
• Levels of development management (strategic, tactical, operational)
• Management of the development area with qualitative and quantitative approaches (Lean Engineering, Model Based System Engineering). QM etc.)

recommended or required reading

- Hahn, Häusler, Große Austing (2013): Quantitatives Entwicklungsmanagement, Springer
Verlag Berlin
- Reinertsen (2009): The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean
Product Development, Celeritas Publishing
- Ries (2011): The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful
Businesses, Portfolio Penguin
- Brown, Tim: The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful
Businesses
- Reinertsen (1997): Managing the Design Factory, Free Press
- McGrath (2004): Next Generation Product Development: How to Increase Productivity, Cut
Costs, and Reduce Cycle Times, McGraw-Hill Education
- Cooper (2002): Portfolio Management For New Products, 2. Aufl., Basic Books

assessment methods and criteria

Final presentation and final exam

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

2

course-hours-per-week (chw)

1.5

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

4

name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

2

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

vzPEE3

type of course unit

integrated lecture

work placement(s)

not applicable