innoEm Curriculum: Learning by Doing
The undergraduate curriculum in Innovation Engineering and Management develops skills in creative thinking, fundamentals of engineering design and manufacturing, and business management. The skills are the essences in the 21st century, enhancing student capability to plan and implement their projects in the context of dynamic economic and rapid technological transformation. With a scientific and engineering background, students can choose to pursue various career paths, e.g., project engineer, product developer, business developer, innovation project manager.
The program learning outcomes elevate abilities to:
- Ideate product concepts suitable for a multicultural society using a pathway of innovation creation.
- Apply fundamentals of engineering and technology to develop an innovation prototype.
- Foresee any risks or business opportunities, and propose approaches to manage consequences that entail such incidents in a business plan.
- Adopt operations management tools to promote the sustainability of innovation business.
- Demonstrate leadership and team working skills.
- Effectively communicate ideas and information to international audiences.
- Demonstrate professional ethics and adhere to the royal principle guideline “Our Soul is for the Benefit of Mankind.”
A minimum of 139 credits must be achieved from the following courses.
Core Courses (91 credits)
The program is well laid on core courses in basic sciences (mathematics, physics, statistics, and chemistry) before strengthened with the contemporary engineering disciplines (electrical engineering, computer programming, engineering design, mechanics and manufacturing). Creativity and management skills are also built up in parallel with the hard science and engineering courses. A series of successive capstone projects is extended across three semesters, allowing students to be exposed to practical environment. After the 7th semester, a prospective corporate innovator can choose to carry on his project in a co-operative program in the industry, while an aspiring entrepreneur continues his innovation project with Southern Thailand Science Park.
|Basic Sciences and engineering (43 credits)||Credit|
|234-112||Mathematics for Innovators||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-113||Physics for Innovators||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-114||Chemistry for Innovators||2((2)-0-4)|
|234-115||Electrical Engineering for Innovators||3((2)-2-5)|
|234-116||Basic Computer for Innovation Creation||3((2)-2-5)|
|234-211||Integrative Design of Innovation Module||9((8)-3-16)|
|234-212||Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Module||9((8)-3-16)|
|234-311||Operations Management Module||6((5)-2-11)|
|234-312||Innovation Project Management||3((3)-0-6)|
|Innovation and Business Management (28 credits)||Credit|
|234-101||Innovation Management Module||6((5)-2-11)|
|234-301||Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-321||Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation||3((3)-0-6)|
|472-112||Fundamentals of Business Management||3((3)-0-6)|
|472-113||Principles of Marketing for Entrepreneurs||3((3)-0-6)|
|472-114||Accounting for Entrepreneurs||3((3)-0-6)|
|472-212||Finance for Entrepreneurs||3((3)-0-6)|
|Seminar and Excursion (7 credits)||Credit|
|234-131||Seminar Series I: Innovator Mindset||1(0-2-1)|
|234-132||Seminar Series II: Creativity in Action||1(0-2-1)|
|234-231||Seminar Series III: Say It! out Loud||1(0-2-1)|
|234-232||Seminar Series IV: Let's Go Commercial||1(0-2-1)|
|234-331||Seminar Series V: Becoming a Professional||1(0-2-1)|
|234-332||Seminar Series VI: Ready to See the World||1(0-2-1)|
|Project and Practical Training (13 credits)||Credit|
|234-341||Project I: Shaping Your Idea||2(0-6-0)|
|234-342||Project II: Starting up Your Startup||3(0-9-0)|
|234-343||Practical Training||Not less than 320 hours|
|234-441||Project III: Launching to Market*||8(0-40-0)|
Electives (12 credits)
The program provides students opportunities to pursue their interests beyond the core courses through 3 elective modules. Students must register at least 12 credits. of the electives.
1. Digital Technologies: focuses on basic understanding and applications of emerging digital technologies in innovation creation.
|234-551||Introduction to Artificial Intelligence||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-552||Cloud Computing and Data Analytics||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-553||Sensors and Mobile Device||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-555||Robot and Drone Technology||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-556||Special Topic in Digital Technology I||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-557||Special Topic in Digital Technology II||3((3)-0-6)|
2. Contemporary Business Management: focuses on applications of business tools to support new venture creation
|245-503||Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Applications for Smart Business and Industries||3((2)-2-5)|
|245-633||Enterprise Data Management and Analytics||3((2)-2-5)|
|472-337||Coaching, Counseling and Mentoring||3((2)-2-5)|
|234-561||Special Topic in Contemporary Business Management I||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-562||Special Topic in Contemporary Business Management II||3((3)-0-6)|
3. Innovative Products: focuses on sources and development of innovative products in various areas
|234-571||Innovations for Agriculture and Tourism||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-572||Innovations for Good Health and well-being||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-573||Basic Chemical Engineering Processes||3(2-3-4)|
|234-574||Software Application Development||3((2)-2-5)|
|234-575||Sustainable Energy and Environment Management||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-576||Innovative Rubber Products||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-577||Special Topic in Innovative Products I||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-578||Special Topic in Innovative Products II||3((3)-0-6)|
General Education (30 credits)
|001-102||The King’s Philosophy and Sustainable Development||2((2)-0-4)|
|001-103||Idea to Entrepreneurship||1((1)-0-2)|
|142-118||Academic English: Listening and Speaking||2((2)-0-4)|
|142-119||Academic English: Reading and Writing||2((2)-0-4)|
|142-121||The Future Earth||2((2)-0-4)|
|142-225||The 5th Need||2((2)-0-4)|
|142-239||Art of Living||3((3)-0-6)|
|234-001||Benefit of Mankind||1((1)-0-2)|
|388-100||Health for All||1((1)-0-2)|
|xxx-xxx||General Education Electives||6((x)-y-z)|