The below courses are elective management courses - for a recommended study programme please see International Engineering Management
Project Management (X-PMA1 - 5 ECTS credits)
This course provides a theoretical foundation for scientific and industrial project work. Students learn about international teamwork development, project management, and evaluation of technical, organisational, political and business aspects of the project as well as in the required project management tools.
Supply Chain Management 1 (X-SCM1 - 5 ECTS credits)
This course introduces the basic aspects in analyse tools for a production project as well as aspects of production planning and control required to understand the total supply chain. Among other things, students will learn to draw a current state map and future state map, create a supply plan of make and buy products/components and to analyse bottlenecks and calculate alternatives. Furthermore, students will learn management of inventory and flow of materials from purchase to customer.
Marketing Management (X-MAM1 - 5 ECTS credits)
The objective of this course is to enable the student to describe the concept of marketing and role of marketing in the company. Among other things, students will learn to analyse B2B and B2C market with respect to the users buying behaviour while linking this with the marketing efforts of the company, the role of marketing in the company, and current development trends within marketing.
Organization and Management (X-ORG - 5 ECTS credits)
This course will enable the student to analyse and evaluate an organisation’s structural and social elements. The course will include general theories and models for reducing uncertainty in organisational and management decision making processes. The course will be based on the idea that managerial and organisational decision making relies on both structural and social elements.
Product Design and Material Technology (X-PDM - 5 ECTS credits)
The student will be able to describe the design process as an integrated part of the product development process. The course provides students with a basic understanding of industrial design parameters, and how to choose the correct engineering materials and manufacturing processes for the product.
ERP Systems (X-ERP - 5 ECTS credits)
This course will enable students to complete a full transaction flow in a modern ERP system (MicrosoftDynamix AX). The basic structure of the course is centred on the main functions in an ERP system, and the course will be a combination of theory and hands-on exercises. Some of the modules covered are: Implementation, sales, finance, production and HR.
Quality Management (X-QUM - 5 ECTS credits)
This course surveys the various systems, techniques, and approaches associated with Quality Management. It enables students to participate in the improvement, management and maintenance of quality systems. In addition, it provides the skills required to make an analysis of a specific quality management system.
Entrepreneurship and Business Development* (X-EBD – 5 ECTS credits)
This course will focus on making a business plan and create a feasible business model for the new venture. The students will gain experience with creative tools and structured approaches towards entrepreneurship and business development. The course is suitable for students who want to be able to guide new enterprises through the risky phase of establishing the venture and transform good ideas to successful businesses.
International Business Law* (X-GIBL - 5 ECTS credits)
The course will consider various implications in relation to international sales, risk management, jurisdiction and law enforcement, and students will learn about fundamental principles of commercial bodies in major countries such as China, USA, Britain and Denmark. Having completed the course students will be able to describe legal disputes likely to arise in international transactions, to identify legal issues in cross-border trade, and to carry out basic office-legal risk management.
International Financial and Management Accounting 2* (X-GMAA2 - 5 ECTS credits)
The purpose of this course is to give the student insight in both financial and management accounting from an international perspective by exploring accounting practices of different countries of the world. While financial accounting is concerned with providing information to shareholders, creditors, and other who are outside an organisation, management accounting is concerned with the future. It provides information to managers - that is, people inside an organisation, who direct, motivate, control, reports and performance the organisation.
Cross Cultural Management** (X-CCM – 5 ECTS credits)
This course combines management perspectives with communication and culture, the management of multicultural organisations and the leadership of diverse group of employees.
Students will learn how to operate in cultural diverse companies and they will be able to guide organisations in international and global environments at all levels from strategic over operation to human resources.
Managerial Accounting 1** (X-GMAA1 - 5 ECTS credits)
The focus is on internal and cost accounting in industrial companies, including different cost systems, cost analysis, budgeting, pricing decisions, profitability analysis, etc. Students will be able to base management decisions on accounting principles, to perform an internal accounts analysis and to design management control systems.
International Qualifications 3** (X-GIQI3 - 5 ECTS credits)
The course covers the international environment in which the company is operating as well as analysing the international growth possibilities for it. Students will get basic knowledge in applying e-commerce and e-business as part of the business model and to set up an international marketing plan.
Strategic Management** (X-STM - 5 ECTS credits)
This course will enable students to analyse and understand basic strategic tools for creating and sustaining a competitive advantage. The course will include basic theories and models for understanding and describing company strategy as well as market approaches and resource-based approaches to strategic management. The idea of the course is that strategic management is about obtaining a unique position in the market by utilising the resources and capabilities of the company and thereby creating a competitive advantage.
Lean Accounting** (X-LAC – 3 ECTS credits)
The course is closely connected to lean manufacturing and the value stream cost drivers. The student will learn about the cost follow up and measuring systems according to the lean philosophy, which will help with the correct focus in lean implementation and operation as well as the lean target costing and the influence in the financial accounting.
*) Spring semester only, **) Autumn semester only
Further Information: Henrik Johnsen Vindt, International Coordinator, email@example.com
Semester Duration: 1 September to 31 January or 1 February to 30 June
Application Deadline: Non-EU/EEA citizens: 1 April and 1 October
EU/EEA citizens: 1 May and 1 November
All Recommended Study Paths at the Faculty of Engineering include:
• Real life projects
• Project teams
• Good study facilities
General requirements: Two years of engineering studies (i.e. the student must have achieved c. 120 ECTS by study start at the Faculty of Engineering) and good command of English.
Specific requirements: See requirement form for the Recommended Study Paths.
Recommended Study Paths
Please note that these courses are general elective courses and not a Recommended Study Path, and as such have no timetable guarantee. The Faculty of Engineering offers two Recommended Study Paths in International Engineering Management and if you choose a Recommended Study Path we can guarantee that no courses will conflict.
Please note that courses with low enrolment may be subject to cancellation.
The programme is offered in Odense