Digital Innovations and Design Thinking

VeranstaltungsartSeminar
SemesterSoSe 2017
Credits6


Termine
Dienstag, 10:00-16:00, Einzel: 27.06.2017
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Dienstag, 10:00-18:00, Einzel: 04.07.2017
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Donnerstag, 10:00-16:00, Einzel: 29.06.2017
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Mittwoch, 10:00-16:00, Einzel: 28.06.2017
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Montag, 10:00-15:00, Einzel: 03.07.2017
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117
Montag, 10:00-15:00, Einzel: 26.06.2017
Raum: MZG/Blauer - 6.117


Prüfungstermine
Montag, 10:00-12:00, Abg. Hausarbeit: 10.07.2017


Modulverantwortliche
Rajagopalan, Balaji, Prof.
Eickhoff, Matthias, Dr.


Learning outcome, core skills:

 At the end of this active-learning based course, the student is expected to:

  • Comprehend the opportunities created by digital innovations
  • Understand and apply the process for design thinking
  • Design digital solutions to meet customer needs
  • Design and evaluate entrepreneurial action

 

Contents:

With technology disrupting firms and increasingly, entire industries, the imperative is for students to have a deep understanding of digital innovations that are likely to shape the future and have the capacity to innovate.

This project-based interdisciplinary course positioned at the intersection of digital innovations, design thinking and entrepreneurship is aimed at delivering the competencies demanded by businesses, non-profits and government agencies alike - an understanding of transformational opportunities created by digital technologies and the capacity to innovate.

To help students build the capacity to innovate, the course uses the design thinking framework developed at Stanford University and widely used across the world today.

 

Examination:

Presentation (approx. 30 minutes) with written elaboration (max. 12 pages total, divided into three parts)

 

Examination requirements:

To pass the course, students have to write a seminar paper and give a related presentation. They have to demonstrate that they are able to systematically apply their knowledge of digital innovations and design thinking.

 

Recommended previous knowledge:

Basic knowledge of Business Administration and Information Management

 

Registration:

A Registration is not possible anymore.

In case of questions, please send an e-mail to Matthias Eickhoff (matthias.eickhoff@wiwi.uni-goettingen.de).