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A Product Development Course as a Pedagogical Setting for Multidisciplinary Professional Learning

  • Kari Kosonen
  • Hanni Muukkonen
  • Minna Lakkala
  • Sami Paavola
Part of the Technology Enhanced Learning book series (TEL, volume 7)

Abstract

New product development (NPD) is a relatively recent discipline that concerns the management of new product introductions (Lantos, Brady & McCaskey, 2009). Over recent years, it has motivated pedagogical innovation in the training of new product development professionals (Ettlie, 2002; Lovejoy & Srinivasan, 2002; Pun, Yam & Sun, 2003; Shekar, 2007; Silvester, Durgee, McDermott & Veryzer, 2002). However, according to Lantos, Brady and McCaskey (2009), only nine percent of the 407 institutions with undergraduate business training programs in USA included in their study offered NPD courses.

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Business Plan Steer Group Relational Agency Company Representative User Story 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kari Kosonen
    • 1
  • Hanni Muukkonen
    • 2
  • Minna Lakkala
    • 3
  • Sami Paavola
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Behavioural SciencesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Faculty of Agriculture and ForestryUniversity of HelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.Institute of Behavioural SciencesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland
  4. 4.Institute of Behavioural SciencesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland

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