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555242A Product development, 5 op 
Tunniste 555242A  Voimassaolo 01.01.2014 -
Nimi Product development  Lyhenne Product develop 
Laajuus5 op   
OpiskelumuotoAineopinnot Oppiaine6310 Tuotantotalous 
  Arvostelu1 - 5, hyv, hyl 
Vastuuyksikkö Tuotantotalouden ala 

Haapasalo, Harri Jouni Olavi 


5 ECTS credits.




Periods 1-2.


This course introduces product development and innovations management in a company environment. The course provides fundamental understanding over tools and frameworks that can be used for analysing and managing products, innovations, and technology development. The aim is to create a connection between product development and other company functions. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to

  • explain the role of product development as a company function
  • understand the difference between innovation activities and systematic product development, and knows the difference between different phases of product development process and its activities
  • transform customer needs into requirements for product development process and finally into product features
  • define the meaning of other company functions to product development activities

Meaning of products for the operations of an industrial enterprise, product development paradigm and defining relevant concepts, realising product development methodologically (U&E model, Cooper's stage-gate model, QFD), managing innovations, and product development success factors.


The tuition will be implemented as face-to-face teaching.


Lectures 20 h / exercises 6 h / group work and self-study 108 h.


Industrial Engineering and Management students and other students taking Industrial Engineering and Management as minor.


555226A Operations and supply chain management (Operations and production)

Yhteydet muihin opintojaksoihin 

This course is part of the 25 ECTS module of Industrial engineering and management that also includes 555225P Basics of industrial engineering and management, 555285A Project management, 555264P Managing well-being and quality of working life, and 555286A Process and quality management.


Handouts, course work, and a collection of articles. Ulrich, K. & Eppinger, S. (2008) Product Design and Development. McGraw-Hill. 358 p.

Suoritustavat ja arviointikriteerit 

Exam and group work.


The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.


Professor Harri Haapasalo.




Substitutes course 555240A Basic Course in Product Development.


Meneillään oleva ja tuleva opetus
Toiminnot Nimi Tyyppi op Opettaja Aikataulu
Ilmoittautumiseen Product Development  Opintojakso  Haapasalo, Harri Jouni Olavi  02.09.20 -25.09.20

Tulevat tentit
Toiminnot Nimi Tyyppi op Opettaja Aikataulu
Ilmoittautumiseen Product development  Yleinen tentti  Haapasalo, Harri Jouni Olavi 
29.09.20ti 16.15-19.15
Ilmoittautumiseen Product development, 1.retake  Yleinen tentti  Haapasalo, Harri Jouni Olavi 
20.10.20ti 16.15-19.15
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