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Group Design Project



Learning outcomes

  1. Identify and evaluate the key drivers for the design of a product including functionality, usability, environmental legislation, intellectual property and mass production.
  2. Use and create feasibility reports and design reports for new products.
  3. Apply good practices and avoid common mistakes of working in small groups.
  4. Identify the diverse engineering disciplines required for developing commercial products.
  5. Identify and evaluate common ethical, commercial and management issues in technology related professions.
  6. Identify and evaluate multiple, and possibly conflicting, requirements such employment contracts, national legislation, professional codes of conduct and personal ethics.
  7. Use and articulate a decision making process.



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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

RESEARCH PAPERS

PATENTS SEARCH

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONTRACTS

ETHICS

CODES OF CONDUCT

UK LEGISLATION

WRITING