Unite! Blended Intensive Program on Design thinking and product development

Experience the product development process, in theory and practical applications in this Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Program which will combine online learning at your home university and in-campus work at Aalto University Summer School, Design Factory. The application period ends on the 15th of May 2023.
Design Thinking and Product Development is a hands-on bachelor's level course where students learn about innovation and how it is used to solve real-life problems.  This course will teach you how modern technology is used in user-centered prototyping processes. In multidisciplinary teams, the students are expected to create solutions while learning about electronics, laser-cutting, and additive manufacturing. The course includes theory and practice of design thinking and its application in different contexts. 

During the course, students are encouraged to engage in international networking, peer-learning and to develop their transversal skills. The course also encourages learning about the local culture through social events as part of the program.

The course is for 2nd and 3rd year bachelor's students from the 9 Unite! partner universitiesIn addition, this course will also accept other international students from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.

The course is aimed mainly at design and engineering students, but other disciplines may be accepted if there is space in the course.

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