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|Document Type: ||Conference paper|
|Title: ||Educating T-shaped Design, Business and Engineering Professionals|
|Authors: ||Karjalainen, T-M.|
|Issue Date: ||31-Mar-2009|
|Citation: ||T-M. Karjalainen, M. Koria, M. Salimäki, Educating T-shaped Design, Business and Engineering Professionals, Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Design Conference – Competitive Design, Cranfield University, 30-31 March 2009, pp555|
|Abstract: ||The paper provides an insight into the International Design Business Management Program (IDBM), an
attempt to educate T-shaped professionals who can combine design, business and technology knowledge.
IDBM is creating a new master program, in which solid theoretical basis, delivery methods, and structure are
being developed to improve both coherence and relevance within the curriculum. To contribute to the
coherence of systemic competence development, a model of five major dimensions – tools, environment,
management, process, organisation (TEMPO) – is proposed. To ensure the relevance of the program, four
professional orientation tracks are built into the curriculum; research, management, consulting and
|Appears in Collections:||Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Design Conference – Competitive Design, 30-31 March 2009|
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