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EE30147: Group design and business project I

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 12      [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 240
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Business plan (CW 25%)
  • Case study (CW 20%)
  • Needs analysis (CW 0%)
  • Target specification (CW 10%)
  • Technical feasibility (CW 45%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
EE30147 Reassessment coursework (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
To give each student the experience of real engineering design situation as part of a group.
To locate the contribution of the engineer, whether in design, R & D, manufacture, in the context of securing the firms broad commercial goals by means of an effective product and market related policies and practices.
To introduce the students to the issues associated with entrepreneurship.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this Unit the student should be able to:
* Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the technical process that is engineering design.
* Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the business and entrepreneurial aspects of engineering.
* Work in a multi-disciplinary team.

Skills:
Problem solving; numeracy; written communication; oral communication; working as part of a group; leadership. Taught, facilitated and tested.

Content:
Evaluation study. Business lectures and workshops. Business game. Case studies. Project engineering. Accounting and finance.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

EE30147 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • UEEE-AFM13 : MEng(Hons) Computer Systems Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKM13 : MEng(Hons) Computer Systems Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFM01 : MEng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKM01 : MEng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFM12 : MEng(Hons) Electrical Power Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKM12 : MEng(Hons) Electrical Power Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFM14 : MEng(Hons) Electronic Engineering with Space Science & Technology (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKM14 : MEng(Hons) Electronic Engineering with Space Science & Technology with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFM15 : MEng(Hons) Electronic Systems Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEEE-AKM15 : MEng(Hons) Electronic Systems Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UEEE-AFM16 : MEng(Hons) Robotics Engineering (Year 3)

EE30147 is Optional (DEU) on the following programmes:

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • UEXX-AFM02 : MEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (Year 3)
  • UEXX-AKM02 : MEng(Hons) Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 4)

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