Project courses are group independent studies, where teams of three to six students work on a focused project(s) during that semester. The number of projects per semester varies. The primary objective of the courses is to provide a hands-on working experience with teammates who are from different backgrounds and disciplines. Other objectives are to experience project management and have the possibility of working with an external client (some projects have external collaborators).
The requirements for a project are as follows:
The project course has an explicit role in teaching business aspects of team based projects – project management and creation of a business plan by going through a ‘green light’ approval process.