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M.Sc. in Management of Product Development

Hector School of Engineering and Management
Program overview
20 months
Part time
Master's degree
English

Start dates
Karlsruhe
October 2023

Karlsruhe
October 2024

Karlsruhe
October 2025

About this program

M.Sc. in Management of Product Development

ASD - Agile Systems Design

The Master Program in Management of Product Development (MPD) enables participants to analyze, design, operate, and implement product development processes in their companies in an optimized way. Based on a highly integrative and creative approach, they can successfully translate innovative ideas into competitive products.

Admission requirements

First academic degree: Bachelor, Master, Diploma, etc. (University, University of Applied Sciences, Cooperative State University) in a relevant subject, such as Engineering, Natural Sciences, Information Science or Economics. In exceptional cases other degrees may be accepted.

  •  A minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience in the specific field of the Master Program
  • References are needed as evidence
  • Evidence of an adequate knowledge of the English language is required. Usually in the form of a TOEFL (at least 90 points iBT) or an equal qualification which must be checked individually.

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Program content

The master program is split into 5 Engineering Modules and 5 Management Modules, each lasting 2 weeks over a period of 15 months. The modules are followed by a master thesis written in the company and often used as an innovation project for the company.

Topics in MPD:

  • Integrated product development: process planning with e.g. portfolio analysis, value analysis, DSM
  • Agile methods & scrum in product development
  • Efficiency improvement & target costing in PD
  • Simulation methods (e.g. FEM, BEM)
  • PLM, PDM, ERP, CRM & SCM systems
  • Computer science & lifecycle management for engineers
  • Virtual Engineering (from CAD Systems to CAx)
  • Lightweight Design
  • Industry 4.0:Strategic product portfolio & services

Tuition

This program is 30,000 EUR for both EU and non-EU students.

For a regular master with 4 semesters the tuition fee is 7,500 Euro (seven thousand five hundred) each semester. Differing length of studies does not increase the total tuition fee. Please note that this fee is tax-deductible.

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HECTOR School of Engineering and Management

Welcome to the HECTOR School of Engineering & Management, the Technology Business School of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) . The HECTOR School of Engineering & Management was founded in 2005 and was named after Dr. Hans-Werner Hector, one...


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Average rating 5

Based on 1 reviews.

Pulijala V. R., Schaeffler
HECTOR School provided me an opportunity to look outside the box. The experience helped me understand creating solutions does not always mean “doing it yourself” but also a fair deal of “learning from State of the Art”. MPD Program as such helped me immensely in my daily business and in my endeavor to combine Schaeffler culture of Product Develo...
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Contact info

Hector School of Engineering and Management

International Department gGmbH
Schlossplatz 19
76131 Karlsruhe
Germany

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