Course Descriptions

Core courses

234-112 Fundamental Mathematics for Innovators
Mathematical induction; functions and graphs; limit and continuity; derivatives and integration of functions; applications of mathematics in engineering problems
3((3)-0-6)
234-113 Fundamental Physics for Innovators
Basic principles of physical laws as defined by classical mechanics (Newtonian mechanics): Newton’s 2nd laws, principle of work & energy, and principle of impulse and momentum
3((3)-0-6)
234-114 Chemistry for Innovators
Chemicals in daily life and safety; physical properties of solid, liquid, and gas; law of mass and stoichiometry; chemical reactions and balances; acid-base; thermodynamics
2((2)-0-4)
234-115 Electrical Engineering for Innovators
Electrostatics; electromagnetism; DC circuit analysis; voltage, current and power; basic electrical components; Ohm’s law and Kirchhoff’s law; AC circuit analysis; real and reactive power; power factor; power factor correction; single-phase electricity bill; three-phase systems; transformers; introduction to electric machinery; electric generators and motors; introduction to electrical instruments; basic electronic devices and circuits; basic microcontroller and internet of things
3((2)-2-5)
234-116 Basic Computer for Innovation Creation
Computer concepts; computer components; hardware and software interaction; principles of creative program design and development; application development; user interface design; applications to engineering problems; modeling programs for presentations
3((2)-2-5)
234-101 Innovation Management Module
Innovation theory; innovation development and management; definition and types of innovation; product innovation and process innovation; approaches to develop innovations; factors leading to failure or success in innovation development; presentation of past case studies
6((5)-2-11)
234-111 Elementary Statistics
Definition of statistics; data collection and presentation; measurement of central tendency and dispersion; probability; random variable and probability distribution; sampling distribution; percentile; data analysis using statistical package programs; case studies related to product development        
2((2)-0-4)
234-131 Seminar Series I: Innovator Mindset
Characteristics of an innovator; innovator mindset; practice thinking out of the box; discussion of past case studies on innovator and innovative products
1(0-2-1)
234-132 Seminar Series II: Creativity in Action
Creativity development; transformation of creativity to practicality; practice working in team through group assignments on creative projects; presentation of project results
1(0-2-1)
234-211 Integrative Design of Innovation Module
Design of innovation considering customer requirements, product functionalities, human factor, environment and sustainability, and aesthetic; design techniques; decision making tools; practice using computer aided design software applications; computer model of a product
9((8)-3-16)
234-212 Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Module
Evolution of production systems; introduction to engineering materials; mechanics of materials; modern production processes; manufacturing processes of metals, ceramics, rubber and polymers; aspects of mechanical design and manufacture; conceptual mechanical design steps; program tools for product analysis, physical prototyping
9((8)-3-16)
234-231 Seminar Series III: Say It! out Loud
Practice presentation skills; storyboard sheet; slide preparation; presentation techniques; public presentation
1(0-2-1)
234-232 Seminar Series IV: Let's go commercial
Effective sales and strategy; sales techniques; managerial skills; product commercialization projects
1(0-2-1)
234-233 Entrepreneurial Excursion
Visit innovation-based businesses to gain knowledge and  experiences in innovation engineering and management
1(0-2-1)
234-301 Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing
Definition and types of intellectual property; importance of intellectual property to emerging economic systems; planning of intellectual property strategy for business; legal protection; benefit of commercial use of intellectual property; application process for protecting intellectual property; technology licensing
3((3)-0-6)
234-311 Operations Management Module
Production systems;  capacity planning; plat location; facility layout; work study;  aggregate planning; material requirement planning; inventory management; logistics and supply chain management; quality control and statistics tools; quality management system
6((5)-2-11)
234-312 Innovation Project Management
Conceptual framework of innovation project management; techniques for planning, utilizing and controlling of resources, estimation of project duration, time-cost consideration, workforce allocation, financial and performance control, principles of decision making, corporate social responsibility
3((3)-0-6)
234-321 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
Theory of entrepreneurship and its practical implementation; different stages related to entrepreneurial process, including business model, monetization, small business management as well as strategies that improve performance of new business ventures; risks of entrepreneurship; case studies of real-world examples
3((3)-0-6)
234-331 Seminar Series V: Becoming a Professional
Practice to be a business professional; business manner; socialization and etiquette; official address; personality and dress code
1(0-2-1)
234-332 Seminar Series VI: Ready to See the World
Business negotiation; monetization; funding resources and funding application        
1(0-2-1)
234-341 Project I: Shaping Your Idea
Product investigation; product conceptualization; idea presentation; multidisciplinary team working
2(0-6-0)
234-342 Project II: Starting up Your Startup
Seeking market opportunities; market feasibility; business plan of the innovation presented in Project I: Shaping Your Idea
3(0-9-0)
234-343 Practical Training
Minimum of 320 hours of practical training in innovation engineering and management under supervision of an advisor with experiences related to innovation development or management processes in a public or private organization; training evaluation is performed at the end of the training
Not less than 320 hours
234-441 Project III: Launching to Market
Innovation prototyping; innovation commercialization
8(0-40-0)
234-442 Co-operative Education
Integration of classroom theory and practical work experiences; at least 16 weeks or a semester in the workplace; student evaluation is performed by both parties: a project advisor and an entrepreneur; presentation of project results and submission of a final report are required

 

8(0-40-0)
472-114 Creative Thinking
Thinking out of the box and generate ideas; developing creativity thinking through brainstorming; mind mapping; reframing and role playing
2((2)-0-4)
472-112 Fundamentals of Business Management
Entrepreneurship and management concepts, roles and skills of administrator, types and characteristics of entrepreneurs, planning, organizing, leading, controlling, business ethics, and use of management tools in the digital era and the role of innovation in business and management
3((3)-0-6)
472-111 Business Economics
Meaning, nature and methods of economics study; economic problems; functioning of the economy; demand, supply price, elasticity of demand and supply, application of demand and supply; The overall pictures of the economy; theories and methods of measurement of output; national income; inflation; unemployment; interest rates; money supply; price level; wages; balance of payment; monetary and fiscal policy; economic development; and economic growth
3((3)-0-6)
472-113 Principles of Marketing for Entrepreneurs
Key marketing concepts, marketing's role; marketing environment; marketing information system utilization; foundation of customer behavior; the application of segmentation, targeting, product positioning; utilizing entrepreneur mindset to develop business solutions for market opportunity; marketing mix formulation; social marketing
3((3)-0-6)
472-212 Finance for Entrepreneurs
Financial planning; financial decision-making needs of entrepreneurial ventures; and financial and management problem of entrepreneur
3((3)-0-6)
472-215 Business Law
Basic principles of cilvil and commercial code; natural and justistic persons; voidable act and voidness; property; obligations; business organisations, limited partnerships, limited companies; licensing agreement of intellectual property
1((1)-0-2)

Specialization I: Digital Technology

234-551 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
History of Artificial Intelligence; problem spaces and search, heuristic, logic and inference; machine learning, supervised and unsupervised learning methods, deep learning; image processing; natural language understanding; ethical and legal considerations in AI; case studies
3((2)-2-5)
234-552 Cloud Computing and Big Data Analytics
Cloud concept and capability across various applications; cloud architecture, services, hosting; big data and data analytic; blockchain; case studies and future trend
3((2)-2-5)
234-553 Sensors and Mobile Devices
Fundamentals of sensors and mobile devices; types and functionality; applications of sensors and mobilie devices in smart product development; case studies; project
3((2)-2-5)
234-554 Automatic Control
Fundamentals of automatic control; system components; design and applications of automatic control in manufacturing systems; automatic quality control; measurement systems
3((2)-2-5)
234-555 Robot and Drone Technology
Fundamentals of robots and drones; types and functionality; applications of robots and drones in smart product and service development; case studies; project
3((2)-2-5)
234-556 Special Topic in Digital Technology I
This course focuses on problems, issues, trends related to the field of digital technology
3((3)-0-6)
234-557 Special Topic in Digital Technology II
This course focuses on problems, issues, trends related to the field of digital technology.
3((3)-0-6)

Specialization II: Contemporary Business Management

245-503 Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Applications for  Smart Business and Industries
The fundamental concepts of artificial intelligence (AI); the techniques behind software agents; automated reasoning; machine learning and robotics for smart business and industries; method and techniques to integrate into business operations and functions to increase productivity and to support strategic decision making in organizations; AI-based software and tools
3((2)-2-5)
245-633 Enterprise Data Management and Analytics
The foundations of data management and analytical concepts for enterprise; operational databases; data warehouses; and non-relational data management infrastructures for analytics; data extraction; transformation; and loading; analytical methods and techniques such as association; classification; prediction; forecasting; clustering; and others; analytical tools and technology for enterprise decision making; case studies
3((2)-2-5)
472-324 Brand Management
Concept and purpose of branding; process and method of brand management; effective branding strategy; designing marketing and marketing communication strategy; brand evaluation
3((2)-2-5)
472-337 Coaching, Counseling and Mentoring
Definition and significance of coaching, counselling and mentoring; GROW model; motivational theories and applications ; approaches for feedback; building and manage trust; role of mentor
3((2)-2-5)
234-561 Special Topic in Contemporary Business Management I
This course focuses on problems, issues, trends related to the field of contemporary business management
3((3)-0-6)
234-562 Special Topic in Contemporary Business Management II
This course focuses on problems, issues, trends related to the field of contemporary business management
3((3)-0-6)

Specialization III: Innovative Products

234-571 Innovations for Agriculture and Tourism
Fundamentals and design concepts of innovations for agriculture and toursim; design considerations; case studies; design project
3((3)-0-6)
234-572 Innovations for Good Health and well-being
Fundamentals and design concepts of products related to health and wellness; design considerations; case studies; design project
3((3)-0-6)
234-573 Basic Chemical Engineering Processes
Introduction to chemical engineering processes; process flow diagram; material and energy balance; concepts of chemical unit operations: mixer, reactor, separator;  applications in product development; case studies
3((2)-3-4)
234-574 Software Application Development
Introduction to software development process; software life cycle; software requirement and specifications; software design principle; the concept of project management; software testing and validation; fault tolerance; software support and maintenance; introduction to software tools and environments; case studies
3((2)-2-5)
234-575 Innovations for Sustainable Energy and Environment Management
Fundamentals and design concepts of products related to sustainable energy and environment management; design considerations; case studies; design project
3((3)-0-6)
234-576 Innovative Rubber Products
Fundamentals and design concepts of rubber products; design considerations; case studies; design project
3((3)-0-6)
234-577 Special Topic in Innovative Products I
This course focuses on some problems, issues, trends related to the field of innovative products
3((3)-0-6)
234-578 Special Topic in Innovative Products II
This course focuses on some problems, issues, trends related to the field of innovative products
3((3)-0-6)

General Education

001-102 The King’s Philosophy
Meaning, principles, concept, importance and goal of the philosophy of sufficiency; work principles, understanding and development of the King’s philosophy and sustainable development; an analysis of application of the King’s philosophy in the area of interest including individual, business or community sectors in local and national level
2((2)-0-4)
001-103 Idea to Entrepreneurship
Introduction to new entrepreneur creation; business environment analysis; survey for business opportunity analysis; using business models with modern business tools
1((1)-0-2)
142-118 Academic English: Listening and Speaking
A course focusing on communication skills; listening and speaking through daily life conversation, news, tv programs, movies; listening in academic contexts;  announcements in formal settings or in workplace; speaking skills practice: speaking techniques for giving opinions, answering questions, making conversation; skills building for English proficiency test preparation
2((2)-0-4)
142-119 Academic English: Reading and Writing
Fundamental English reading and writing for academic purpose; reading comprehension; reading for vocabulary building; identifying main ideas and specific information; reading between the lines; reading for writing; writing skills building: sentence structure, writing mechanics, writing with coherence, summarizing and paraphrasing; English proficiency test preparation
2((2)-0-4)
142-121 The Future Earth
Advancement in science; fast-growing technologies and their impacts on human life and  modern  society  in 2st  century;  new  energy,  green  energy, alternative  energy; ecosystem and environment; global and social problems; drawbacks of the advancement
2((2)-0-4)
142-215 Public Speaking
Public speaking techniques; speech preparation based on information research with references and supporting facts; verbal and non-verbal communication
2((2)-0-4)
142-225 The 5th need
The importance and influence of social media in digital age; age groups of each generation and social media; social media applications; social media in digital age for education and educational entertainment; advantages and disadvantages of social media; computer crime act and information privacy
2((2)-0-4)
142-239 Art of Living
The art of living a fulfilled life; self-awareness and understanding of human nature and other people; opening one’s view towards the world, processing and embracing the differences; communication skills and creative problem solving skills for peaceful co-existence; life management and adaptation to the moving environment on a good basis of consciousness and healthy mind
3((3)-0-6)
388-100 Health for All
Principle  and  steps  of  basic  life  support,  practice  of  basic  life  support  in simulated situation; common mental health problems,  warning signs, initial  assessment and care; concepts of health and health promotion; first aid
1((1)-0-2)
472-114 Accounting for Entrepreneurs
Concepts, and objectives of accounting; benefits of accounting  information; accounting ethics; financial statements preparation; cost concepts and cost calculations; managerial accounting tools for planning, control and decision making, i.e. cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, variance analysis, performance measurement, and relevant costs for managerial decision making.
3((3)-0-6)
472-118 Pocket Money
The importance of money saving; saving target; saving and spending plan to achieve target effectively; calculation of saving for emergency case
2((2)-0-4)
895-001 Good Citizen
Role;  duty  and  social  responsibility  as  a  citizen;  social  organization;  law;  right; liberty; equality; living to gether in a multicultural society
2((2)-0-4)
234-001 Benefit of Mankinds
The Integrative activities emphasizing the philosophy of sufficiency economy, work principles, understanding and  development of  King’s  philosophy for  the  benefits of mankind
1((1)-0-2)