The course will contain a two stage learning process covering topics at the advanced level in industrial asset management. The first stage involves analysis and reflections on leading scholarly work on a specific theme of interest. The second stage will extend the learning components to the student's own PhD project with due focus on use of principles and perspectives to shape guide the R&D process. The course is intended to bring the student to the research front in a specific area related to his/her own PhD project. The course will comprise of relevant articles (and books) on a selected topic / theme. The module will be streamlined with respect to the scope of the PhD project.
After completed the course, the student shall have sufficiently detailed knowledge of a chosen area or a specific topic to be at the research front within the field. It is expected that the student(s) will be able to do proper analysis, review and reflections on the topic, and subsequently perform thorough research and development within the specific topic of interest.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Report and presentation
Form of assessment
Passed / Not Passed
Passed / Not Passed
Report and Individual presentation based on individual course plan. Assessment: Pass / Fail.
Presentations through defined Learning stages for discussion and review. Based on review, critique, and reflections of other's work and own ideas.
Guided Lectures/Academic discussions and group/individual work involving reflections, critique, and defense.
The course is open for students registered for PhD study.
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.