FQD-63403 Product and Process Design - Idea generation and selection of a product concept


Credits 3.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Distance group work0
E-learning material0
Course coordinator(s)dr. ir. AR Linnemann
Lecturer(s)dr. ir. AR Linnemann
Examiner(s)dr. ir. AR Linnemann

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The four modules of the course on Product and Process Design focus on design aspects of food products from an integrated product and process perspective and aim at strengthening so-called T-shaped skills, i.e., the ability to tackle in-depth disciplinary technological problems in combination with the aptitude to deal with broad multi-disciplinary challenges. The core topics of this second module are idea generation and selection of a product concept.

Note: This is a distance learning course. This course cannot be combined in an individual programme with FQD-60312 Product and Process Design. For campus students this course cannot replace FQD-60312 Product and Process Design.

Learning outcomes:

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:
- apply different creative thinking techniques for the purpose of new food product development;
- explain the various stages of the new product development process;
- design and select product concepts from a consumer-oriented perspective;
- appraise products based on internal and external influences, including the company situation and competitor environment.


Study e-learning materials with practical assignments.


The final grade is based on assignments given during the course.


All information will be provided in Brightspace.

Compulsory for: MFTDLMaster Spec. Food Technology DL (2020)MSc6DL