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CS36A0901 Creativity in Innovation Processes TUDI, 6 cr 
Code CS36A0901  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Creativity in Innovation Processes TUDI  Abbreviation Creativity in I 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Tapani Frantsi 
Vesa Harmaakorpi 
Satu Parjanen 
Anne Pässilä 

Description by Study Guide

For TUDI -master's programme students only. Teaching will be provided in Lahti campus.


M.Sc. (Tech.) 1



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, D.Sc (Tech.) Vesa Harmaakorpi
D.Sc (Tech.) Satu Parjanen, D.Fil Anne Pässilä, D.Sc (Econ & Bus.Adm.) Tapani Frantsi


After the course student understands creativity and its components in innovation. He/she recognizes people as creative actors. He/she is able to understand collective creativity and creativity systems. He/she can combine artistic and engineer creativity. He/she understands principles of multi-actor innovation and creativity processes. The course develops following skills: creative personality, creative thinking skills and methods, creative will and motivation, as well as skills to act as innovation promotor in open innovation processes.


As basic competence level student can use practical creativity methods and methods enhancing group dynamics. Further on, he/she is able to avoid association obstacles and lock-ins in creative processes. As special expertise student can enhance intellectual gross-fertilization in innovation sessions.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 24 h, seminar work 46 h, preparation for exam an and exam 50 h. Total 120 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0 - 5. Exam 50 %, assignment 50 %.

Course Materials 

To be informed later.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 



Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Creativity in Innovation Processes TUDI  COURSE  Tapani Frantsi,
Vesa Harmaakorpi,
Satu Parjanen,
Anne Pässilä 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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