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Concept Development

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

• are able to derive requirements from certain aims and goals
• building on that, are able to develop alternative concepts and solutions
• can evaluate these according to a catalogue of criteria as well as take a decision and evaluate that decision
• know prototyping approaches and are able to use these in a targeted manner

prerequisites and co-requisites

According admission requirements

course contents

• Concept elements for smart products and designs
• Approaches/tools for their presentation/documentation (functional and technical design)
• Prototyping
• Practical application using tasks and a project

recommended or required reading

• Buyya, Dastjerdi (2016): Internet of Things: Principles and Paradigms, Morgan Kaufmann
• Slama, et al. (2015): Enterprise IoT: Strategies and Best Practices for Connect- ed Products and Services, O’Reilly Media

assessment methods and criteria

final report

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

practical course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of studies

year of study

1. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

not applicable

type of course unit


mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable