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MF2094 Develop Creativity 3.0 credits

Objective of the course is to explore and develope creativity among individuals and within organisations.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus MF2094 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Different aspects of creativity will be explored, and different technologies and tools are presented to develop creativity.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the students should be able to:

- account for different aspects of creativity and why creativity is needed

- explain what hinders and what enhances creativity at an individual level and in groups and in organisations.

- be able to use different methods and tools to develop creativity

- develop and lead a creative workshop

Course disposition

The course consists of half day seminars, home assignments and planning and execution of a creative workshop.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical engineering or the equivalent and at least 7 credits in product design

Recommended prerequisites

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Big Magic:How to live a creative life and let go of your fear,

By Elisabeth Gilbert, Bloomsbury publishing 2016, paperback,  ISBN10 1408866757

Creative confidence:unleaching the creative potential within us all,
By  Tom Kelley and David Kelley, William Collins publisher, Paperback 2015, ISBN10 0008139385

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Hand in exercise, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Particpation at seminars, minimum 80%.

Approved home assignments and exercises.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web MF2094

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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