Berlin, Germany

Engineering Innovation

when 3 July 2023 - 14 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 950

Engineering Innovation introduces students to the concepts of innovative thinking and innovation practices. Using lectures, case studies, team exercises and guest speakers, the course teaches life skills in innovative thought and action that students can use in careers ranging from starting companies to executing research and development projects in large companies.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Massimo Moraglio works at TU Berlin on technology and its effects on economic, social and cultural fields.

Dr. Hamid Mostofi is researcher at TU Berlin. He worked in automotive industry, urban mobility and smart city research institutes.

Target group

This course is designed for current university students, working professionals, and any individuals who are interested in entrepreneurial approaches to technology businesses.

Course aim

Students examine the innovator’s mindset and explore the culture of innovation. In a real- work, hands-on way, students learn how to be innovative and understand why innovation is integral to commercial success in the 21st Century’s digital revolution. Innovation strategies and tactics are evaluated from the perspective of ideation; that is, transforming innovative problem-solving ideas into viable solutions that are produced, sold, consumed, and or implemented in society.

Students develop an understanding of the importance of innovation – and how innovation is applied. A best practices approach is used to demonstrate how innovators conceive and implement impactful solutions for a variety of problems. Students learn how technology can serve as both a pathway and a roadblock in organizations committed to operating with an innovator’s mandate. Students are taught practical and applicable skills that can be applied in enterprises ranging from startup ventures to Fortune 100 companies.

Credits info

3 EC

Fee info

EUR 950: for students
EUR 1140: for working professionals