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The programme provides academic training as well as professional skills and career-enhancing credentials, drawing on Swedish and international experience. Graduates will be prepared for a wide spectrum of tasks such as:

  • Analyzing sustainability challenges of an organization in a scientific way.
  • Incorporating a strategic sustainability perspective into the innovation process of a company.
  • Utilizing new methods and tools, and previous engineering specialization, for working with companies on sustainable product-service system innovation.
  • Advancing the global shift to a more service-based economy.

Courses

Here is a list of the courses included in the MSPI programme. Click on the course name to get more information about the course.

 

Green = Focus mainly on sustainability
Blue = Focus mainly on innovation and engineeing (with a PSS mindset)
First year
Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4
Introduction to Strategic Sustainable Development [7.5 credits] Engineering for a Sustainable Society [7.5 credits] Methods for Sustainable Product-Service System Development [7.5 credits] Design Thinking [7.5 credits]
Value innovation [7.5 credits] Knowledge Enabled Engineering [7.5 credits] Management of Technology and Innovation[7.5 credits] Systems Engineering [7.5 credits]
Second year
Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4
Creativity for Product Service System Development [7.5 credits] Product-Service System Design Research [7.5 credits] Master Thesis in Sustainable Product-Service System Innovation [30 credits]
PSS Extreme Innovation [15 credits]