Sports Equipment Technology: Curriculum

Here you'll find detailed information on current courses of the Master's degree program Sports Equipment Technology. Please note that due to ongoing updates not all courses of the program might be fully displayed. A complete overview of the curriculum for the study year 2016/17 is going to be published in the course of the summer semester 2016.

1. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Module 1.1 Measuring technology and Kinesiology (M 1.1)
German / kMod
7.50
-
Applied Computer Science and Microelectronics (AIM)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Use of structured and object-orienteted programming for solving partial differential equations in the field of Sports Equipment Technology

Methodology

Starting LecturesSpezification of ProjectPresentation and Publication of Project

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • plan, develop, test and finally present their software application in sports equipment technology, which have been performed in the course of project work in small groups.
  • develop models of strongly simplified scenarios in sports equipment technology and solve, analyze as well as possibly animate this models by numerical procedures with the help of MatLab.
  • develope simple Android applications capable of reading the device's sensor data and/or exchanging data over Bluetooth with externen devices and systems.
  • program simple microcontroller based embedded systems to gather, store and transfer data from integrated microelectronic sensors.

Course contents

  • ODE and solving algorithms for simulation.

Prerequisites

- Software Develepoment - Mathematics (Differential Equations, ...)

Literature

  • Project related Web-Sites and literature.

Assessment methods

  • Presentation and Publication.
Applied biomechanics (ABM)
German / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

Deepening of biomechanical knowledge and biomechanics of selected sports

Methodology

LecturePresentationSelf-reliant working

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • quasi-statically calculate the centre of gravity of a person in an arbitrary position using different anthropometric models.
  • calculate power, propelling force and inner forces during bicycle or wheelchair riding under consideration of all factors of resistance.
  • calculate the location of joint centres using positions of surface markers from 3D motion analysis.

Course contents

  • Anthropometrics models
  • Calculatoin of center of mass
  • Joint-biomechanics
  • Biomechanics of swimming, cycling and running

Prerequisites

- Physics - MBA courses bachelor course - Mechanics - Biomechanics (bachelor course)

Literature

  • Klein, P., Sommerfeld, P.: Biomechanik der menschlichen Gelenke; Urban&Fischer, München, 2004 nhttp://www.anybodytech.com/652.0.html

Assessment methods

  • Written colloquium
Instrumented motion analysis Lab (MBAL)
German / LAB
3.00
2.00

Course description

Laboratory course with self-reliant learning for independently scientific working as a preparation für writing a aster’s thesisMethods for motion analysis in sports will be teached and also self applied in small project groups.

Methodology

Problembased learning

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • record forces and moments by the use of an AMTI 3D force platform synchronized with a 2D video analysis system
  • conduct gait-analysis with infrared based 3D video-analysis (Vicon) and to identify substantial gait-parameters (v, a, stance- and swingphase duration) and calculate true joint-centres from marker trajectories and anthropometric data.
  • • conduct EMG measurements with a Delsys EMG system and evaluate the data based on a time-frequency analysis.
  • process, present and interpret parameters relevant for the research question
  • time normalize data acquired from movements and analyse them using fundamental statistical methods.

Course contents

  • Vicon infrared motion analysis: motoin analysis with Vicon Nexus and infrared cameras Vicon Bonita
  • Force Measuring Plate / Peak Motus: Basler High Speed cameras and force plate, data acquisition, calculation, interpretation
  • High Speed Kamera: up to 2000fps, data acquisiton

Prerequisites

- Instrumented motion analysis (Bachelor course)- Anatomy- Biomechanics- Physics- Physiology- Electronics

Literature

  • Project related literature
  • Internet ressources

Assessment methods

  • Immanent
Module 1.2 Motion Analysis in Wintersports (M 1.2)
German / iMod
7.00
-
Instrumented motion analysis Project 1 (MBAP1)
German / UE
3.00
2.00

Course description

Mini-projects are conducted in connection to the sport practical measurement week and mini projects spanning the whole semester are done. Those projects should be of interdisciplinary character and involve different main-disciplines of the study program (Medicine, Sport, Technology). The outcome of the students' work is presented on a mini-conference and transferred as paper.

Methodology

Problembased learning

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • build a project team and work on scientific Questions related to sensorbased motionanalyses in sports, self-contained and if so in cooperation with stakeholder from research, sport and/or industry.
  • develop and implement a corporate approach and projectconcept.
  • combine input of different main disciplines, reflect those input, gain one synthesis, compose one groupwork and present the results.
  • apply measurement technologies at field studies in winter

Course contents

  • projekt related

Prerequisites

- Instrumented motion analysis - Anatomy - Biomechanics - Physics - Physiology - Electronics

Literature

  • Project related literature
  • Internet ressources

Assessment methods

  • Statuspräsentationen
  • Abschlusspräsentation
  • Abschlussbericht
Sports Practice Measurement Week 1 (SPPMW 1)
German / SO
3.00
2.00

Course description

Within this week the field studies of the course Messtechnisch unterstützte Bewegungsanalyse Projekt I will be realized.

Methodology

Problembased learning

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • estimate and evaluate the complexity and plan processes of sensor based field studies in winter
  • set and execute measurement tasks
  • screen, evaluate, plot and present sensorsignals

Course contents

  • projektrelated

Prerequisites

project managment, group process, sensor based motion analysis

Literature

  • project related

Assessment methods

  • Immanent, permanent and practical assessment method
Sports practice exercises 1 (SPPUE 1)
German / SO
1.00
1.00

Course description

Sport practice excercises will be held during the practical sport measurement week. Mini projects are conducted in connection to the course contents and mini projects spanning the whole semester are done

Methodology

Problembased learning

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • provide the safe handling of sports equipment in optional fields (project related) with the conditions oft the motion analysis to the test

Course contents

  • Video-assisted motion analysis of sports movements, from beginners up to competition level in winter sports
  • Application of appropriate measurement techniques in the field

Prerequisites

SPW1, 2, 3, 4

Literature

  • Catalogues of sports equipment manufacturers or their homepages:
  • www.head.com
  • www.atomic.com

Assessment methods

  • Immanent, permanent and practical assessment method
Module 1.3 Mechanics of Sports Equipment 1 (M 1.3)
German / kMod
7.00
-
Fluidmechanics I (FM I)
German / VO
3.00
2.00

Course description

Fluidmechanics is one of the main disciplines in engineering sciences. Therefore the student needs a comapct toolkit of this topic to be able to apply it on industrial applications. The goal of this course is to describe the fundamental properties of moving fluids in a mathmatical understandable way.

Methodology

Mehnen: Lecture including ExamplesNeuburger: Lecture including examples, exspecially in sports devices

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • perform basic hydrostatic calculations
  • perform basic hydrodynamic calculations
  • describe the flow along streamlines and streamthreads
  • explain Low-Speed-fluiddynamic phenomena concerning to sports equipments estimate.

Course contents

  • Hydrostatics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Flow along streamlines and streamthreads

Prerequisites

Mathmatics

Literature

  • Hendrik Kuhlmann ISBN: 978-3-8689-4253-8
  • Führer durch die Strömungslehre ISBN 978-3-8348-2315-1
  • Fluidmechanics and Hydraulics ISBN 978-0-07-161164-0
  • Strömungsmechanik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler ISBN 978-3-658-07785-3
  • Numerische Strömungsmechanik ISBN 978-3-658-03144-2
  • Molekulare Gasdynamik ISBN 978-3-662-31229-2

Assessment methods

  • Mehnen: Homework, Examination in the last lesson; Neuburger: Examination in the last lesson

Anmerkungen

Differential equations and mathmatical integration has to be known well.

Mechanical calcutlaions in Sports I (MBIS I)
German / ILV
4.00
3.00

Course description

Methods for analysing the structural stability and the motions of sports equipment systems.

Methodology

In small groups at most 15 persons the theory is compiled and realized by the use of computer algebra systems.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • determine the key parameters for the structural strength of sports equipments like moments of inertia, stress and strain in the plane as well as in the volume.
  • estimate the distortion of sports equipments caused by static and dynamic loads using different analytic solution methods.
  • identify kinematic parameters of motion sequences in sports equipments like center of rotation, velocity and acceleration, graphically as well as analytically.
  • implement calculation methods discussed in the course using the computer program MathCAD.

Course contents

  • Internal forces of beams
  • Parameters for the evaluation of structural stability
  • Plane kinematics
  • Dynamic parameters

Prerequisites

Engineering mechanics courses of the bachelor study.

Literature

  • Script of the course.

Assessment methods

  • In written form at the end of the course.
Module 1.4 Construction & Simulation (M 1.4)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Computer Aided Product Engineering (CAPE)
German / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

CAPE: - Computer aided product engineering- material-selection- rapid prototyping- Plastic design

Methodology

Media suppoarted direct instruction

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • Knowledge of all phases in product engineering and Tools for material-selection
  • Plastic design and overview of relevant rapid-prototyping methods

Course contents

  • Product engineering
  • Material selection w/ material databases
  • Rapid prototyping-methods
  • Plastic design

Prerequisites

Basics plastic technology- materials- processing methods

Literature

  • Konstruieren mit Faser-Kunststoffverbunden von H.Schürmann (2006), Springer Verlag
  • Konstruieren mit Kunststoffen von G.Erhard (2008), Carl Hanser Verlag
  • Mit Kunststoffen konstruieren von G.Ehrenstein (2007), Carl Hanser Verlag
  • Produktentwicklung mit Kunststoffen von T.Brinkmann (2010), Carl Hanser Verlag
  • Rapid Prototyping von A.Gebhard (2011), Carl Hanser Verlag

Assessment methods

  • Test at the end of semester (whole teaching content).
FEM - Simulation: Structural Mechanics and Fabrication Simulation I (FEM 1)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

The basics of the FEM will be shown with the help of the program Ansys (structural mechanics) and Moldflow (injection molding simulation).After an introduction program tasks are discussed. In the end, the student must solve a separate problem and write a report.

Methodology

LectureJoint work on the computer

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • perform FEM program Ansys and FEM simulations.
  • perform filling studies, cooling simulation and calculate warpage with Moldflow.
  • assess the reasonable use of  FEM methods.

Course contents

  • Fundamentals of FEM
  • Introduction to Moldflow and ANSYS Workbanch - Solving an individual examples
  • Solving of an individual example
  • Filling study, cooling and warpage simulation calculation

Prerequisites

- Mechanics in General - Basic knowledge of injection molding

Literature

  • C. Gebhardt, Praxisbuch FEM mit ANSYS Workbench (2011):Hanser
  • J. Shoemaker: Moldflow Design Guide (2006): Hanser

Assessment methods

  • project with report

Anmerkungen

- Group 1: Moldflow - Group 2: Ansys

Production engineering in Sports I (FIS)
German / VO
3.00
2.00

Course description

This lecture covers the fundamentals of manufacturing methods in theory and practice based on general and sports requisites practical examples.

Methodology

Integrated course:LectureExercisesDiscussionsCase studies

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain the six main groups in maufacturing methods
  • fabricate goods from different raw materials in varying qualities and batch sizes such as casting, forming, cutting, joining, and coating
  • evaluate the manufacturing methods in the field of sports

Course contents

  • Primary shaping
  • Forming
  • Cutting/Turning/Milling
  • Welding

Prerequisites

- Physics - Electronics - Mechanical Technologies - Machineelements

Literature

  • Lecture notes

Assessment methods

  • Continuous asessment
  • Written exam
Module 1.5 Management and Social Competencies 1 (M 1.5)
German / kMod
2.50
-
Creativity Techniques in Sports Equipment Development 1 (KIS1)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

Creative techniques and solutions for various problems and for generating ideas.

Methodology

Interactive courses exercises

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • realise the benefits of creativity techniques, distinguish between the different types of creativity techniques and apply some creativity techniques under professional guidance.

Course contents

  • Analysis, methods and techniques for the generation of ideas and solving problems
  • Formulation of concept developments and proposals for solutions

Literature

  • Artur, Hornung (2011): Kreativitätstechniken – Mehr Brainpower durch neue Ideen, Köln Buch und Zeit Verlagsgesellschaft
  • Artur, Hornung (2009): Kreativität im Team – Kommunikation & Kreativität, Köln Buch und Zeit Verlagsgesellschaft

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Motivation and Leadership (MUF)
German / ILV
1.00
1.00

Course description

This course provides an overview of both the latest practical and the current theoretical leadership theories. One of the course’s fundamental components will be the student’s reflection about particular issues concerning leadership.

Methodology

Course Practical training of negotiation skills

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain and to apply tasks and instruments of leadership (for example appraisal interview).
  • explain classical management models (for example leading continuum, Maturity Model) and to apply to practical examples.
  • describe different assumptions about human nature (for example McGregor) and to derive the consequences for the leading of co-workers.

Course contents

  • Leadership styles and instruments (for example staff appraisal)
  • Motivation, promotion and development of employees
  • Leadership functions versus professional tasks
  • Consequence of “not leading”
  • Role of the leader in a change process

Literature

  • Scripts at the beginning of the course

Assessment methods

  • Written examination
  • Students presentation

2. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Module 2.1 (M 2.1)
German / kMod
5.50
-
Applied Computer Science (AI)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Project work in applied informatics in the field of data acquisition in sports-equipment technology as well as modelling and simulation

Methodology

Project work including kick-off-meeting, group-meetings and final presentation

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • work out project topics in applied informatics in the field of data acquisition in sports-equipment technology
  • plan, develop, test, document and finally present their software application in sports equipment technology, which have been performed in the course of project work in small groups.

Course contents

  • project related

Prerequisites

Applied Informatics and Microelectronic

Literature

  • project related

Assessment methods

  • project work and final presentation
Applied Sports Medicine 1 (ASPM1)
German / VO
1.00
1.00

Course description

Deepening of knowledge in sports medicine (muscularsceletal system, cardiopulmurnary and cardivasculary system), injury prevention in specific sports.

Methodology

Lecture, presentation, self-reliant working

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain and interpret the themes of sports medicine.

Course contents

  • The impacts of strain, relief and overloading in the muscularsceletal, cardiopulmurnary and cardiovasculary systems.

Prerequisites

functional anatomy & biomechanics of the human body, specific problems of bones, tendons, ligaments etc.

Literature

  • The teacher will tell you which material to download for the lessons, or provide you with handouts to be copied.

Assessment methods

  • written colloquium
Testing Systems (PS)
German / VO,UE,LB
1.50
1.00

Course description

Existing test systems, with their components, are presented. They will get optimized or new ones will be developed.

Methodology

lecture, practical work in the laboratory and in groups

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • deal with different problems, which go along with different test systems
  • develop a conceptual model of a test bench for realistic tests (out of the norm) of sports equipment.

Course contents

  • Existing test systems, with their components, will be presented (in an theoretical and practical way)and discussed.Additional this existing ones will be optimized or new ones will be developed.

Prerequisites

Fundamentals of:- electrical engineering- informatics- physics- instrumented motion analysis

Literature

  • Literature of the basics (Bachelor Sports Equipment Technology)Additionaly:
  • Elektrische Meßtechnik, E. Schrüfer, Carl Hanser Verlag
  • Messtechnik, Rainer Parthier, Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
  • Sensoren für die Prozess- und Fabrikautomation, Stefan Hesse, Gerhard Schnell, Vieweg + Teubner GWV Fachverlag GmbH
  • Physikalische Meßtechnik mit Sensoren, J. Niebuhr, G. Lindner, Oldenbourg Industrieverlag GmbH

Assessment methods

  • Grading of the elaboration
Module 2.2 Motion Analysis in Summersports (M 2.2)
German / iMod
6.00
-
Instrumented Motion Analysis Project 2 (MBA2)
German / LAB
2.50
2.00

Course description

Mini-projects are conducted in connection to the sport practical measurement week and mini projects spanning the whole semester are done. Those projects should be of interdisciplinary character and involve different main-disciplines of the study program (Medicine, Sport, Technology). The outcome of the students' work is presented on a mini-conference and transferred as paper.

Methodology

problem based learning

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • build a project team and work on scientific Questions related to sensorbased motionanalyses in sports, self-contained and if so in cooperation with stakeholder from research, sport and/or industry.
  • develop and implement a corporate approach and projectconcept.
  • combine input of different main disciplines, reflect those input, gain one synthesis, compose one groupwork and present the results.
  • apply measurement technologies at field studies in summer

Course contents

  • projectrelated

Prerequisites

- Instrumented motion analysis - Anatomy - Biomechanics - Physics - Physiology - Electronics - Informatics - Statistics

Literature

  • Project related literature and Internet ressources

Assessment methods

  • Immanent
  • status presentations
  • Final presentation
  • Final report
Sports Practice Measurement Week 2 (SMW2)
German / SO
2.50
2.00

Course description

Within this week the field studies of the course Messtechnisch unterstützte Bewegungsanalyse Projekt II will be realized.

Methodology

Problembased learning

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • estimate and evaluate the complexity and plan processes of sensor based field studies in summer
  • set and execute measurement tasks
  • screen, evaluate, plot and present sensorsignals

Course contents

  • projectrelated

Prerequisites

project managment, group process, sensor based motion analysis

Literature

  • project related

Assessment methods

  • Immanent, permanent and practical assessment method
Sports practice exercises 2 (SPUE2)
German / SO
1.00
1.00

Course description

- Course with self-reliant learning - Mini-projects are conducted in connection to the course contents and mini projects spanning the whole semester are doneul

Methodology

Problembased learning

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • provide the conditions of the motion analysis in safely use of sports equipment in optional fields (project related)

Course contents

  • Video-assisted motion analysis of sports movements, from beginners to competition level in summer sports
  • Application of appropriate measurement techniques in the field

Prerequisites

project related

Literature

  • Catalogues of sports equipment manufacturers or their homepages:
  • www.naish.com
  • www.KTM.com

Assessment methods

  • Immanent, permanent and practical assessment method
Module 2.3 Mechanics of Sports Equipment 2 (M 2.3)
German / kMod
3.00
-
Fluidmechanics II (FM2)
German / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

Fluidmechanics is one of the main disciplines in engineering sciences. Therefore the student needs a comapct toolkit of this topic to be able to apply it on industrial applications. The goal of this course is to describe the fundamental properties of moving fluids in a mathmatical understandable way.

Methodology

Mehnen: Lecture including Examples

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • describe the flow with and without vortices, perform basic calculations about compressible frictionless flow and describe a viscose flow mathematically
  • use Fluiddynamicals in concern to sports equipments for design and research.

Course contents

  • flow with and without vortices
  • compressible frictionless flow
  • viscose flow

Prerequisites

Mathmatics

Literature

  • Hendrik Kuhlmann ISBN: 978-3-8689-4253-8
  • Führer durch die Strömungslehre ISBN 978-3-8348-2315-1
  • Aerodynamik der stumpfen Körper ISBN 978-3-8348-1462-3
  • Strömungsmechanik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler ISBN 978-3-658-07785-3
  • Numerische Strömungsmechanik ISBN 978-3-658-03144-2
  • Molekulare Gasdynamik ISBN 978-3-662-31229-2

Assessment methods

  • Mehnen: Homework and final exam (last course unit, both has to be positive)

Anmerkungen

Differential equations and mathmatical integration has to be known well.

Mechanical Calculations in Sports II (MBIS2)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

Methods for analysing of the structural stability and the motions of sports equipment systems.

Methodology

Development of the theory assisted by the use of computer algebra systems.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • identify statically indetermined systems, and to analyze the influence of structural modifications on mechanical parameters like contact forces and distortions.
  • determine shock forces and change of movement caused by shocks in sports equipments.
  • implement calculation methods discussed in the course using the computer program MathCAD.

Course contents

  • Forces and deformations of statically indetermined systems
  • Dynamics of the impact

Prerequisites

- Engineering mechanics courses of the bachelor study - Engineering mechanics - Bionik I

Literature

  • Script of the course.Moodle

Assessment methods

  • In written form at the end of the course.
Module 2.4 Production & Simulation (M 2.4)
German / kMod
4.00
-
Composites (COMP)
German / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

potential application, development, production and testing of fiber reinforced plastics

Methodology

lectures, exercise examples, visuals

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • join the right materials
  • find the right production technology
  • find a suitable testing method

Course contents

  • basics in fiber reinforced plastics, overview of raw materials, production technologies and testmethodes of devices

Prerequisites

AHS level

Literature

  • Batzer: Polymere Werkstoffe
  • Neitzel/Mitschang: Handbuch Verbundwerkstoffe
  • M. Reyne: Verbundwerkstofflösungen

Assessment methods

  • final test in written form
FEM Simulation: Structural Mechanics and Fabrication Simulation 2 (FEM2)
German / ILV
1.00
1.00

Course description

The basics of the FEM will be shown with the help of the program Ansys (structural mechanics) and Moldflow (injection molding simulation). After an introduction program tasks are discussed. In the end, the student must solve a separate problem and write a report.

Methodology

LectureJoint work on the computer

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • perform FEM program Ansys and FEM simulations.
  • perform filling studies, cooling simulation and calculate warpage with Moldflow.
  • assess the reasonable use of  FEM methods.

Course contents

  • Fundamentals of FEM
  • Introduction to Moldflow and ANSYS Workbanch
  • Solving an individual examples
  • Solving of an individual example
  • Filling study, cooling and warpage simulation calculation

Prerequisites

- Mechanics in General - Basic knowledge of injection molding

Literature

  • C. Gebhardt, Praxisbuch FEM mit ANSYS Workbench (2011):Hanser
  • J. Shoemaker: Moldflow Design Guide (2006): Hanser

Assessment methods

  • Project
  • Participation

Anmerkungen

- Group 1: Moldflow - Group 2: AnsysAttendance is mandatory

Production Technology: Workflow (PTW)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

A course in small groups for product development projects. Focuses are- specification- 3D CAD design- FEM simulation - structural mechanics- FEM simulation - manufacturing (injection molding)- Economic Calculation

Methodology

Supervised project work

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • create a list of requirements (specifications) for a component of sports equipment.
  • investigate the design of a component on its weaknesses by FEM analysis.
  • create a cost estimate for an injection molded part.

Course contents

  • The students are supposed to implement the knowledge gained so far in the study for the development of sports equipment to a marketable product.Department-specific project with the following content
  • Product Design
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Stress analysis, component dimensioning
  • Manufacturing Simulation
  • Economic Calculation

Prerequisites

3D CAD designFEM simulation in the field of structural mechanics and Injection

Literature

  • C. Gebhardt, Praxisbuch FEM mit ANSYS Workbench (2011):Hanser
  • J. Shoemaker: Moldflow Design Guide (2006): Hanser

Assessment methods

  • Final project presentation with oral examination in the group

Anmerkungen

Attendance is mandatory

Module 2.5 Design of Sports Equipment and Sports Facilities 1 (M 2.5)
German / kMod
5.50
-
Construction of Sport Facilities 1 (SSB1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Design and construction of sports-facilities Indoor and Outdoor, focusing on the topics planning-call for tender-contracting, technical aspects of Sports Hall, Sport surfaces, Gym-facilities, facilities Indoor and Outdoor for Track and Field, Stadia, Natural- and Artificial turf regarding to planning, design and technical details in the field of construction and testing. Testing technology and -methods for evaluation of sports-surfaces and other elements in sports facilities are discussed, based on national and international standards and guidelines, technical rules in design, construction, testing and evaluation

Methodology

presentation, presentation by Externs, excursion, project

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • study and evaluate basic and general aspects of sports-facilities reagrding the topics of the course on a technical level
  • work on a general evaluation regarding sports-facilities and/or sports floor and track-and field-floor-systems presented in the course, whether requirements listed in standards or guidelines are met (without using specialized testing equipment)
  • work on a problem statement regarding sports-facilities and/or sports floor and track-and field-floor-systems focusing on planning, execution and use with the aim to solve the problem
  • find out and evaluate a deficit or damage at sports-facilities and/or sports-floors and discuss repair - or maintenance action
  • localize a serious defect regarding safety- and/or health-issues

Course contents

  • Sport-/Gym-Halls
  • Basic gymnastic apparatus Indoor
  • sports floors
  • Track&Field-facilities - Outdoor
  • Natural turf
  • Artificial Turf
  • Golf-facilities
  • Special facilities e.g. Stadia, Skate-parks

Prerequisites

- secondary school (AHS, BHS-) technical studies-graduate-level- basic technical knowledge in the field of physics, mechanic, building-constructions and machinery

Literature

  • technical literature converning sports-facilities e.g. ÖISS-Bibliothek (www.oeiss.org), IAKS, ..
  • Subject specific ÖNORMEN, EN, ISO, DIN
  • International guidelines & regulations (e.g. FIFA, IAAF, FIH, FIBA, FIG ...)
  • National guidelines & regulations (ÖISS, Sportverbände, e.g. ÖLV, ÖBV, …)

Assessment methods

  • Project performed by the students in groups, starting in the second half of the semester dealing with an existing sports-facility, focusing on the topics of the LV, presentation at the end of the semester and single oral test.

Anmerkungen

The LV is focusing on major aspects of sports-facility in the whole process of planning, realisation and usage. It is designed as a basic information with the idea of supporting students for further studies.

Creativity Techniques in Sports Equipment Development 2 (KIS2)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

Students have to prepare in groups creative solutions with regard to the master’s thesis

Methodology

Integrated course in workshop style

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • evaluate which creativity technique to use in terms of problems or idea-findings
  • solve problems and to find ideas in teams or individually by using various creativity techniques

Course contents

  • Development of solution concepts

Prerequisites

Creativity Techniques in Sports Equipment Development I

Literature

  • Script of the course "Creativity Techniques in Sports Equipment Development I"

Assessment methods

  • Presentation of group works
Visualization and Design 1 (VAD1)
German / ILV
1.00
1.00

Course description

Introduction to artistic principles and applications of Art & Science Visualization.(ADOBE Photoshop und MAXON C4D)

Methodology

Interactive coursesExercises

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • gain an understanding of the methods and principles of information visualisation.

Course contents

  • Workshop: Modeling
  • Create Material Workshop (incl. BodyPaint 3D)
  • Workshop: Light (incl. Global Illumination)
  • Workshop: Animation (including MOCCA)
  • Workshop: Xpresso

Literature

  • Königsmarck A. (2008). Cinema 4D 10. Grundlagen und Workshops für Profis. Addison-Weseley. München
  • MAXON (2009). Cinema 4D Release 14 Quickstart Handbuch
  • Sondermann H.(2009). Licht Schatten Raum C4D. Springer.Wien,NewYork

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method
Module 2.6 Master's Thesis 1 (M 2.6)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Sports Engineering Project 1 (SEP1)
German / LAB
3.00
2.00

Course description

Project to prepare the Master Thesis in the field of Sports Engineering.

Methodology

project oriented work

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • compose an innovative research study self-contained and word on a subtask
  • work on a research project of the Sports Engineering field, especially specify the topic and problem statement(s), define aims and questions, as well as screen and elect appropiate methods
  • undertake and participate a development of Sports equipment

Course contents

  • project related

Prerequisites

project related

Literature

  • project related

Assessment methods

  • immanent, Documentation, status, presentation, final report
Study Design and Project Management (SDUP)
German / VO
3.00
2.00

Course description

Drafting and development of a scientific study design and the need to project management in preparation and the beginning of the Master Theses. Explanation of different methods and approaches to scientific work.

Methodology

presentation from the lector, requirements, explanations and also presentation from the students of their master theses.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • create a scientific work to plan and create.
  • apply scientific methods in this work.
  • allow scientific evaluation of the data.
  • provide scientific answers to the question.

Course contents

  • Creation of the research question and hypothesis
  • Creation of the overall concept of the work.
  • Conception of the right methodology.
  • Correct measurement or developing.
  • Use of the right statistics at the data preparation.
  • Correct analysis and interpretation.
  • Conclusion and discussion.

Prerequisites

- MBA BST 3-6- MBA MST-1- Biomechanics 1-4- Metrology- computer science- mechanics- Material Sciences- Statistics, etc.

Literature

  • relevant Literature from the subjects in "Prerequisites"
  • Prof. Dr. K. Wiemann (Universität Wuppertal 1998) Praktische Hinweise zur Anwendung statistischer Methoden bei einfach strukturierten bewegungs- und trainingswissenschaftlichen Experimenten

Assessment methods

  • permanently with discussions and presentation of their master theses

Anmerkungen

knowledge acquisition to be able to make an scientific study.

3. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Module 3.1 Elective Module (M 3.1)
English / kMod
6.00
-
Applied project management (Elective module) (WF APM)
English / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

Project Management on current Projects. Structuring projects, Project plans, Controlling methods and Documentation.

Methodology

Students will be able to select and implement relevant PM Methods for their field of interest.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • set up a study program relevant project, subject to the regulations of project management in team or single work
  • organize a project concerning planing, development and implementation, manage and examine appropriate decision making processes
  • plan and coordinate working processes, as well as gather and document relevant data.

Course contents

  • project related

Prerequisites

Basics Project management

Literature

  • Moodle platform

Assessment methods

  • immanent, written papers, proof of concept
Lecture series (Elective module) (WF RV)
English / VO
3.00
2.00

Course description

Guest lectures in different sports related topics. Interactive guest lessons or discussion rounds at the end.

Methodology

guest lectures, discussions

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • give an overview to current R&D topics of Sports Technology
  • discuss innovative practical examples and up-to-date scientific findings of Sports Technology
  • conduct conversations concerning interdisciplinary and discipline specific topics

Course contents

  • excerpts of different sport technology related history and innovations

Prerequisites

- technical basics: physics, mathematics, biomechanics, electronics- sports science

Literature

  • topic related

Assessment methods

  • attendance
Sports Facilities Construction (elective subject) (WF SSB)
English / UE
1.50
1.00

Course description

Participation in the Design and construction of a sports facility / sports surface-system in the Area of Vienna / lower Austria in the period of the exercise. Study of technical design during the construction work at site, final examination of the performance in a measuring-course at site following the suitable OEN-, EN-standard or OEISS-guideline. Documentation in a technical report

Methodology

lecture, excursion (controls at site), testing-excursion, technical report

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • evaluate a sports-facility in its basic layout and functionality, as well as safety-aspects
  • investigate the technical performance of a sports-floor and/or track-and field-floor-systems and evaluate whether requirements of standards regarding this flooring are met

Course contents

  • engineering in the field of sports-facilites and sports-flooring
  • special testing techniques

Prerequisites

- secondary school (AHS, BHS-) technical studies-graduate-level- basic technical knowledge in the field of physics, mechanic, building-constructions and machinery

Literature

  • technical literature converning sports-facilities e.g. ÖISS-Bibliothek (www.oeiss.org), IAKS, ..
  • Subject specific ÖNORMEN, EN, ISO, DIN
  • International guidelines & regulations (e.g. FIFA, IAAF, FIH, FIBA, FIG ...)
  • National guidelines & regulations (ÖISS, Sportverbände, e.g. ÖLV, ÖBV, …)

Assessment methods

  • Compile a technical report in a team
  • oral presentation
  • single oral evaluation

Anmerkungen

personal interest in the technical aspects of planing, construction and design of a sports facility, measurings and testings at site, substantial technical report

Module 3.2 Tribology and Bionics in Sports (M 3.2)
English / kMod
5.00
-
Bionics (BIO)
English / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

Funktional properties of biological systems as guideline to technical solutions

Methodology

presentation of state-of-the-art models concerning relations of biologic to technical systems by means of powerpoint pictures

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • adopt biological “models” in development of technical designs.

Course contents

  • Properties of biological structures and surfaces, biotraction
  • biological reduction of drag in fluid dynamics

Literature

  • ISBN 3-540-21890-4ISBN 3-540-22789-XISBN 3-8009-4125-2ISBN 3-421-05379-0ISBN 3-7728-1642-8

Assessment methods

  • Examination in the last Lesson
Surface technology (OTK)
English / VO
2.00
1.00

Course description

Differences in Properties Volume vs. Surface are discussed in general, their relevance to sportsequippment is pointed out.

Methodology

Lectures Script Short-Videos Demos Samples

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • join surface treatments
  • join the right dekoration process
  • join the right test method

Course contents

  • Mechanical and chemical appearence of Polymersurfaces
  • Bounary-Layers and energies
  • Range of industrial machinery

Prerequisites

Technical Bachelor

Literature

  • Batzer (1984): Polymere Werkstoffe, Georg Thieme Verlag
  • Domininghaus (1992): Die Kunststoffe und ihre Eigenschaften, VDI Verlag
  • Schreyer (1972): Konstruieren mit Kunststoffen, Carl Hanser Verlag

Assessment methods

  • Written final test
Tribology in Sports Equipment Technology (TSGT)
English / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

main topics of tribology are:friction, modification of friction, wear, methods for wear reduction, stress in contact areas of bodies-in -contact

Methodology

presentation of special examples concerningtribomechanics and tribotechnical designs by means of powerpoint pictures

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • define tribomodels in existing technical designs and to name relevant parameters of this models.

Course contents

  • mechanics-of-contakting bodies, theory of hydrodynamics, theory of elasto-hydrodynamics, rheology ( of greasing media ), tribometrc methods for wear assesment

Prerequisites

mechanics, physics

Literature

  • ISBN 978-3-8348-0017-6ISBN 978-3-540-88836-9ISBN 3-8169-1745-3ISBN 3-8169-1744-5ISBN 3-8169-2044-6

Assessment methods

  • Examination in the last Lesson
Module 3.3 Design of Sports Equipment and Sports Facilities 2 (M 3.3)
English / kMod
4.50
-
Sports Facilities Construction 2 (SSB2)
English / VO
1.50
1.00

Course description

Design and construction of sports-facilities Indoor and Outdoor, focusing on the topics Playgrounds, Stadia, membrane stabilized surfaces, Climbing-facilities. Special sports facilities regarding to planning, design and technical aspects of construction and testing. Testing technology and -methods for evaluation. Summary of the topic Sports facilities construction. Base: national and international standards and guidelines, technical rules in design, construction, testing and evaluation

Methodology

presentation, presentation by Externs, excursion

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • study and evaluate basic and general aspects of sports-facilities reagrding the topics of the course on a technical level
  • work on a general evaluation regarding sports-facilities and/or sports floor and track-and field-floor-systems presented in the course, whether requirements listed in standards or guidelines are met (without using specialized testing equipment)
  • work on a problem statement regarding sports-facilities and/or sports floor and track-and field-floor-systems focusing on planning, execution and use with the aim to solve the problem
  • find out and evaluate a deficit or damage at sports-facilities and/or sports-floors and discuss repair - or maintenance action
  • localize a serious defect regarding safety- and/or health-issues

Course contents

  • Playgrounds (outdoor)
  • Stadia
  • Tennis - membrane stabilized surfaces
  • Track&Field-facilities - Outdoor

Prerequisites

- secondary school (AHS, BHS-) technical studies-graduate-level- basic technical knowledge in the field of physics, mechanic, building-constructions and machinery

Literature

  • technical literature converning sports-facilities e.g. ÖISS-Bibliothek (www.oeiss.org), IAKS, ..
  • Subject specific ÖNORMEN, EN, ISO, DIN
  • International guidelines & regulations (e.g. FIFA, IAAF, FIH, FIBA, FIG ...)
  • National guidelines & regulations (ÖISS, Sportverbände, e.g. ÖLV, ÖBV, …)

Assessment methods

  • Oral test focusing on the topics of the LV

Anmerkungen

The LV is focusing on major aspects of sports-facility in the whole process of planning, realisation and usage. It is designed as a basic information with the idea of supporting students for further studies.

Visualization and Design 2 (VUD 2)
English / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Advanced workflow to artistic principles and applications of Art & Science Visualization.

Methodology

Interactive courses Exercises

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain available methods of Art & Science visualization.
  • select methods of Art & Science visualization for a given use-case
  • visualize scientific issues with current visualization software programs

Course contents

  • Workshop: advanced Modeling
  • Create Material Workshop (incl. BodyPaint 3D)
  • Workshop: Light (incl. Global Illumination)
  • Workshop: Animation (including MOCCA)
  • Workshop: Xpresso

Prerequisites

Visualization and Design I

Literature

  • Königsmarck A. (2008). Cinema 4D 10. Grundlagen und Workshops für Profis. Addison-Weseley. München
  • MAXON (2009). Cinema 4D Release 14 Quickstart Handbuch
  • Sondermann H.(2009). Licht Schatten Raum C4D. Springer.Wien,NewYork

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method and end exam
Module 3.5 Management und Social Competencies 2 (M 3.5)
English / kMod
6.00
-
Business and law (WIR)
English / VO
2.50
2.00

Course description

1st bloc: imparting knowledge in the field of intangible property rights 2nd bloc: basics of accounting (including the basics of cost caluation)

Methodology

lecture, reports and discussion

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • illustrate and explicate the legal framework in the field of intangible property rights (e.g. patent law)
  • describe basic procedures for protection of intangible property rights
  • carry out a simple analysis of the annual accounts and calculate simple key figures
  • calculate the values of finished and semi-finished inventories in the balance sheet according to different GAAP and tax principles for simple parameters
  • apply basics of cost calculation as well as calculate the sales price of goods

Course contents

  • main features of intangible property rights (in particular patent rights) focusing Europe
  • valuation of finished and semi-finished inventories and determination of sales prices
  • analyze of annual accounts including calculation of some key indicators

Prerequisites

knowledge of the European/International law systems

Literature

  • Europäisches Patentamt, patent teaching kit – protect your ideas (http://www.epo.org/learning-events/materials/kit/download.html, 11.9.2014)
  • Fritz, S.C. / Grünbeck, E.K. / Hijazi, A. (2015): Key to the European Patent Convention, Verlag Grünbeck
  • Haedicke, M. / Timmann, H. (2013): Patent Law, A Handbook on European and German Patent Law, Beck, C H
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 2015, Wiley-VCH

Assessment methods

  • end exam
Operational business management (OUF)
English / VO
1.00
1.00

Course description

This course give an insight in basics of operative management. It deals with different planing methods which lead to the development of an business plan for a defined use-case as group work.

Methodology

- Course- Self study and entry exame<- Grouppresentation

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain the basic approach of business management
  • choose cross-linked concepts with a checklist
  • endow relations between individual methods or configurations of real planing processes
  • compile a business plan as group work and defend it.

Course contents

  • See course description

Prerequisites

BAC training

Literature

  • Thommen/Achleitner (2003): Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Gabler, Wiesbaden

Assessment methods

  • Written examination
  • Students presentation
Productmanagement in Sports (PMS)
English / VO
2.50
2.00

Course description

Comprehensive review of the basic tasks of productmanagement, it’s functions and measures in productdevelopment under different internal, nationwide and international market conditions

Methodology

Lecture, Workshop,Groupdiscussion

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain the basic tasks of productmanagement
  • define the positioning and organisation of internal and external tasks
  • explain processes for ideation, innovation and product development
  • describe relevant methods for product management (f.e. product marketing)

Course contents

  • Basics of Productmanagement and position in organisation
  • Inhouse tasks
  • External tasks
  • Starting new product development - drivers for new ideas
  • Success of new product development - How to avoid a 85% flop-rate and inspire the mass with new products
  • Understanding design and innovation processes - values behind and different challenges throughout the process
  • Selected tools supporting new product development
  • Positioning of the leader & positioning of the follower
  • The priority in the marketing mix
  • The thinking and acting of leading companies
  • Attack marketing before defence marketing
  • Remodelling the market borders
  • Idea to product ( I2P )
  • Project management ( PM )
  • Business case ( BC )
  • Legal approach and responsible Halo ( L&R )

Prerequisites

BAC SET or comparible

Literature

  • Robert G. Cooper: 2011, Winning at new products
  • Ulrich/Eppinger: 2011, Product Design and Development, 5th ed
  • Wappis/Jung: 2010, Taschenbuch Null-Fehler-Management, 3.Auflage
  • Positioning - Al Ries & Jack Trout - ISBN 0 - 07 -137358 - 6
  • Angriffsmarketing schlägt Defensivmarketing - Joachim Kath
  • Der Blaue Ozean als Strategie - W.Cham Kim & Renee Mouborgne
  • Cooper/Kleinschmidt: Success factors in product development - what distinguishes a follower from a leader

Assessment methods

  • permanet during lecture and written examination
Module 3.5 Motion Sciences Specialization (M 3.4)
English / kMod
2.50
-
Applied Sports Medicine 2 (ASPM 2)
German / VO
1.00
1.00

Course description

Specific mechanisms of injury in sports - Prevention, design and application of orthoses and bandages - Instrumented motion analysis

Methodology

Lecture- Presentation- Self-reliant working- Practical exercise

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain prevention programs in optional sports
  • interpret metrological results of selected clinical examples

Course contents

  • Representation of the most common sports medicine diseases and their prevention through technical aids and metrological analysis.

Prerequisites

- Functional anatomy & biomechanics of the human body - Specific problems of bones, tendons, ligaments

Assessment methods

  • Your grade will depend upon your attendance
  • participation in class discussions
Biomechanical Multi-body Simulation (BMS)
English / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

Introduction to biomechanical multibody simulation and inverse dynamic simulation of movement in theory and practice.The students acquire knowledge in handling different multibody simulation programs for biomechanical problems and are informed about used algorithms.

Methodology

Course with continuous assessment and final exam

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • develop and analyse simple biomechanical models (segments, joints, drivers) using the software AnyBody and implement different muscle models.
  • drive the movement of AnyBody models using C3D data.

Course contents

  • Anybody Software

Prerequisites

biomechanics

Literature

  • Delp SL, Anderson FC, Arnold AS, Loan P, Habib A, John CT, Guendelman E, Thelen DG (in press). OpenSim: Open-source Software to Create and Analyze Dynamic Simulations of Movement. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. (2007)
  • Rasmussen, J., Damsgaard, M. & Voigt, M. (2001): Muscle recruitment by the min/max criterion - a comparative numerical study. Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 409-415.
  • Rasmussen, J., Damsgaard, M., Christensen, S.T., Surma, E. (2002): Design optimization with respect to ergonomic properties. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 24, pp. 89-97
  • Feng Gao, Michael Damsgaard, John Rasmussen & Søren Tørholm Christensen (2002): Calculating Muscle Line-of-action for Musculo-skeletal Modeling. Biological Cybernetics, 87, no. 3, pp 199-210.
  • The AnyBody™ Modeling System, AnyBody™ Tutorials, Version 5.1.0, September 2011, abrufbar von: http://www.anybodytech.com/fileadmin/AnyBody/Docs/Tutorials/main/main.html
  • OpenSim Documents, abrufbar von: https://simtk.org/docman/?group_id=91

Assessment methods

  • oral exam
Module 3.6 Master's Thesis 2 (M 3.6)
English / kMod
6.00
-
Sports Engineering Project II (SEP II)
English / LAB
6.00
4.00

Course description

Project to prepare the Master Thesis in the field of Sports Engineering.

Methodology

project oriented work

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • compose a self-contained research study
  • select relevant methods to work on a r&d project
  • apply appropiate methods to answer stated research questions
  • process measurement data, conduct statistical evaluations and draw conclusions.

Course contents

  • project related

Prerequisites

project related

Literature

  • project related

Assessment methods

  • immanent
  • Documentation
  • status
  • presentation
  • final report

4. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Module 4.1 Master's Thesis 3 (M 4.1)
English / kMod
25.50
-
Master's thesis (MT)
English / SO
24.00
1.00

Course description

Finalising the masters project and compose the thesis.

Methodology

Documentation of masters thesis supported by supervisor.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • work independent on scientific topics of sports equipment technology and argue content and methodical approach
  • reprocess scientifically a project and transfer it in written form

Course contents

  • Academic supervision

Prerequisites

Project related on Sports Engineering and Biomechanics.

Literature

  • Project related

Assessment methods

  • Approbation of Masters Thesis

Anmerkungen

Masters Thesis composed in English preferred.

Seminar for master's thesis (DIS)
English / SE
1.50
1.00

Course description

This course gives the oppurtunity to arrange individual meetings with the supervisors of the master thesis and reflect work done, discuss the actual state of the thesis and give a preview of outstanding work.

Methodology

Documentation and composition of the Masters Thesis supported by supervisor.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • pass final development test and evaluation

Course contents

  • Project related

Prerequisites

Project related on Sports Engineering and Biomechanics.

Literature

  • Project related

Assessment methods

  • Assessment of the Masters Thesis.
Module 4.2 Management and Social Competencies 3 (M 4.2)
English / kMod
4.50
-
Argumentation techniques (ATK)
English / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

The course imparts theoretical and practical basics about situational and target group orientated argumentation techniques to the students..

Methodology

- Lecture input- Skill training with the audience and feed-back by the lecturer

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • estimate knowledge and expectations of their target audience thus adopting wording and complexity of their statements.
  • prepare a client conversation for complex argumentation demands, to display it and to argue appropriate material contents.

Course contents

  • Theory of argumentation
  • Fair and unfair argumentation
  • Target group specific argumentation
  • Conflict handling during situations of argumentation and negotiation

Literature

  • Roger Fisher/William Ury (2012): getting to yes, London: Random House Business Books
  • Scripts at the beginning of the lecture

Assessment methods

  • Written examination
  • Students presentation
Intensive English (IEN)
English / SE
1.50
1.00

Course description

This course is designed to help the participant prepare for doing the Master's thesis presentation and abstract in English.

Methodology

Mix of theoretical and experimential parts.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • write complicated texts in an academic style
  • produce a sophisticated abstract
  • produce extended argument consisting of claims and supporting evidence

Course contents

  • Production of an abstract
  • Presentation of an argumentative topic

Prerequisites

MST 1

Literature

  • See script

Assessment methods

  • Grading of presentation and abstract.
Strategic business management (SUF)
English / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

Imparting knowledge of integrating and joining different elements of strategic business management guided by certain problem formulation.

Methodology

Lectural informationPractical working on the project in groupsPresentation of the findings and discussion including feedback with lecturers and students

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • create a structured business plan,
  • make a breakeven analysis and marginal costing,
  • write a financing plan,
  • write a marketing plan including a media schedule
  • configure a project form showing project definition, project team, project aim, etc.

Course contents

  • creative techniques for product development
  • product development
  • market development
  • customer expansion
  • integration of specialised fields
  • project management
  • economic law
  • basic approaches in strategic planning

Prerequisites

- Basical knowledge of marketing - Business administration theory - Cost accounting and book-keeping - Product management - Basical knowledge of law

Literature

  • scripts

Assessment methods

  • Practical elaboration on the project
  • Presentation of the findings