4608129: C15 Innovation Lab I

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Semester:WS 18/19
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 Outcomes

> 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.


Lectures Method

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.


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

Exam Modalities

An attendance of min. 80% is necessary to obtain a positive grade in this course.
Seminar paper; presentations (mid-term, final)


  • PWW-MA_Innovation Lab I (WS 18/19, bewertet)