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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1125 (Autumn 2016–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Industrial development project with company.

Examples of topics that may be addressed are: Customer and user viewpoints, market demands, teamwork, project planning, project management, environmental product development,concept generation, valuation and support methods in product development and product design.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Develop his own and the organisation's working method in product development and suggest improvements for a more efficient work/working method
  • Develop and carry out a project plan for product development projects
  • Identify and evaluate his own behaviour in working groups and relate this to the dynamics of the working group
  • Identify and apply relevant knowledge and collect information to be able to solve product development problems
  • Identify, prioritise and apply relevant design parameters for the product development, such as: Customer and user viewpoints, legal requirements, environmental impact and production aspects
  • Present different problems and their solutions, orally, in writing and by means of relevant physical models
  • Identify and apply different behaviour and standpoints regarding ethnicity, diversity, ethics, gender, etc.
  • Identify and consider errors and risks related to technical and organizational problems

Course Disposition

The course is based on a project assignments provided by companies. The students organise and carry out the work.


Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

ML1211 Design and Product Development 2 or equal

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • PRO1 - Project, 6,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • RED1 - Presentation, 6,5 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved intermediate presentation
Approved project assignment

Final grade, grading scale A-E, based on criteria for the course elements. These will be announced at the start of the course.

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

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web ML1125

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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