Creative Problem Solving
2008-2009 - SMF1221 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students will learn creative problem solving methods, product development and related examples. The course will thereafter give an introduction to design in interaction with product development and creative problem solving.


- Creative problem solving used in the product development process
- Mind mapping
- Creative thinking
- Problem definition and specification
- Methods of idea generation - from idea to solution
- Brain storming/CPS method
- Value engineering
- Drawings, sketches

Teaching Methods

Group works
Project work

Form(s) of Assessment

Home exam, 24 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Home exam, 24 hours, and oral presentation

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Coursework Requirements