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Entrepreneurial Skills for Engineers Unit 4: Product design

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Unit overview

This unit will help you to understand how to manage new product development. It will give you a better understanding of why companies continually need new products and services plus how they are specified and designed.

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• Describe the product design process used by engineers to identify and solve problems.
• Demonstrate how to capture design requirements through using a systems engineering approach.
• Understand digital design tools, including visualisation and simulation systems.
• Describe the key concepts of sustainable development and how they apply to the design of sustainable engineering solutions.
Engineers with an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship. Engineers looking to develop new products and services, or setting up a new business area or a new start-up company. Engineers working in large companies as well as entrepreneurial engineers who are looking to set up or have already set up a new company.

Job titles include:
• Engineer (mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, industrial engineer, chemical engineer, etc.)
• Project engineer
• Design engineer
• Process engineer
• Quality engineer
• Project manager, programme manager
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Level Professional
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This course is authored by the Nathu Puri Institute (NPI) for Engineering and Enterprise, which was established in 2011 at London South Bank University (LSBU). The Institute conducts research and shares its findings on integrated approaches to engineering education, with the aim of fostering confidence and enterprise in learning and practice. This course was written by the Director of the Institute, Professor Simon Philbin, along with Thomas Empson, Robin Jones, Paul Mansell, Mausam Gaurav and Pavan Kumar Sala.

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Duration
1 hour
Level
Professional
Type
Unit
Partner
London South Bank University
Code
AU190700
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