Advanced topics in IDBM
Please note that all FITech minors will be offered for the last time in the academic year 2021-2022. Please check the individual courses for updates regarding future availability.
This online course advances and deepens students’ understanding on the central topics of international design business management. Students will conduct research studies on IDBM-related topics, applying theoretical literature and interviewing professionals working in the related industries. Course assignments “warm-up” students for their master’s thesis. Virtual learning technology and webinar (web-based seminar) format enable students to participate in the course from any location.
Along with the advanced academic knowledge on international design business management, this course provides tools and methods for working effectively in global virtual teams and for facilitating engaging virtual meetings & webinars.
After completing this online course, students should have:
- A deeper theoretical and practical understanding of international design business management and it’s central topics such as design management, leadership for creativity, design thinking, human-centered design, and change management.
- Ability to work effectively in distributed virtual teams.
- Skills and experience on facilitating webinars and giving engaging online presentations for large audience.
- Readiness to start their master’s thesis.
More information on Aalto University’s course page.
Contact person for applications
Industrial engineering and management