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Course module: 201700009
201700009
Technology Development and Management in Civil Engineering and Construction
Course info
Course module201700009
Credits (ECTS)7.5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personprof.dr.ir. J.I.M. Halman
E-mailj.i.m.halman@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
prof.dr.ir. J.I.M. Halman
Contactperson for the course
prof.dr.ir. J.I.M. Halman
Academic year2020
Starting block
1A
RemarksVoor PDEng
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
PDEng graduates in the field of civil engineering and construction are expected to play a leading role in technology development and implementation in civil and construction industry (private firms as well and public agencies). This course provides the student with insights and specific tools and techniques to be able to identify emerging new technologies, analyze their potential value in the field of civil engineering and construction and develop roadmaps for implementing new technologies successful.
 
Content
The PDEng course Technology Development and Management (TDM) in civil engineering and construction addresses the following learning objectives:
  • Capable to develop a New Business development plan for new innovations
  • Capable to develop a technology roadmap for the business innovation portfolio of an organization
Therefore required:
  • Insight about the application of scenario analysis and option theory
  • Insight about emerging technologies in the field of civil engineering and construction (e.g. sustainable energy systems; IT & 3D printing; Robotics; sensor technologies; new materials such as composites; big data analysis and management)
  • Insight in the context of innovation in the field of civil engineering and construction
  • Insight in the organization and management of innovation processes
  • Insight about the implications of developing new products and systems in networks and alliances
  • Insight in the adoption process of innovation in civil engineering and construction
  • Insight in innovation stimulating policies and innovation stimulating tendering procedures
Required materials
Course material
Phaal, R. and Probert, D. (2016) Technology Management, Palgrave MacMillan Ltd. 256 pp.
Recommended materials
Book
De Ruijter, P. and Alkema, H. (2014) Scenario based strategy, Taylor & Francis ltd. 200 pp. ISBN: 1472437179
Book
Schilling, M.A., Strategic management of technological innovation, Mc Graw Hill, latest edition, 2013, ISBN10: 0071326448
Instructional modes
Assignment
Presence dutyYes

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