4208129: C15 Innovation Lab I

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Semester:WS 16/17
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:24.0 L / 18.0 h
Self-directed study time:72.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2015)


Short description
In the first Innovation Lab, students collaboratively develop innovative solutions for real-life business problems in product and process design.


  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Problem-solving
  • Project management
  • Teamwork
  • Presentation

Learning objectives
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to work in a team to solve contemporary business problems.
  • Students will show they can plan and organize projects under time pressure and competition.
  • Students will use common creativity techniques and problem-solving tools and methodologies and demonstate they can think creatively to create innovative business solutions.
  • Students will understand there are different ways of looking at new problems as they will develop alternative approaches to solving the problems they are assigned with.
  • Students will deliver professional quality presentations to a demanding audience.

  • The module involves interactive seminars with workshops and regular presentations.
  • Together with the faculty, a jury of representatives from regional companies evaluates their solutions against innovativeness and usefulness and provides them with feedback and advice.
  • The e-learning platform Moodle will be used for the dissemination of course material and discussions.

Compulsory reading
  • The students will be provided with a reader and all lecture slides and supporting materials.



  • PWW-MA_Innovation Lab I (WS 16/17, bewertet)