Thematic minor overview

On this page you will find a list of minors that will be offered during the 2021-2022 academic year. The offer for 2022-2023 will be available in March 2022.

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Offshore Wind Energy Minor

Wind energy is one of the most promising renewable energy sources. The sector is currently expanding fast offshore, through the installation of large offshore wind farms. The demand for wind energy professionals with a technical, economic and management background, and for specialists who also have a broad understanding of the sector, is huge. This minor is an opportunity for students to explore this new branch of the wind industry, and to acquire an in-depth understanding of the technical, financial and political aspects of offshore wind energy. The courses focus on the link between developing new technology and the relationship with the social context. Who is this minor for? Learning Goals Course Overview How to apply? Who is this minor for? The courses are aimed at Bachelor’s students at TU Delft from AE, 3mE, EWI, TNW, CEG, and TBM. The minor is also an interesting option for students from outside TU Delft with the necessary prior knowledge: basic knowledge of mathematics, physics and mechanical engineering. Learning Goals After completing the minor, students will: have knowledge of the technological aspects of offshore wind energy to supplement their own study programme, and more specifically of the production and transport of (sustainable) electricity. be able to place the latest technological developments regarding (offshore) wind energy, smart grids and energy markets in a social context. Course Overview The Minor (30 EC) is composed of the following courses: Fundamentals of wind energy I (AE, 3 EC) Fundamentals of wind energy II (AE, 3 EC) Basics of aeroacoustics for wind energy (AE, 3 EC) Project management basics (CT, 5 EC) Asset management (AE, 5 EC) Integration assignment (AE, 6 EC) Introduction to energy systems (TPM, 5 EC) The minor code is LR-Mi-176-year How to apply? Read More A.C. (Axelle) Viré +31 15 27 81385 Brochure

Ondernemerschap: MedTech-Based Entrepreneurship

Content The MedTech-Based Entrepreneurship minor provides a foundation for students who would like to apply their technical knowledge and skills within a medical context. It is also suitable for students who are interested in learning about technology-based entrepreneurship. The core business courses are in common with the other entrepreneurship minors and can be applied outside the healthcare sector. Students will benefit from working in multidisciplinary teams. For example, a medic from Leiden could work with an engineer from Delft and a management student from Erasmus. No prior experience of working in the healthcare or MedTech sector is therefore required. The minor is offered by the Delft Centre for Entrepreneurship (DCE) and lecturers (with practical experience) from the faculties of TPM, IDE and 3ME. The knowledge and skills are applied in a project through an integration module. Many teams opt for a startup approach. The integration project offers many tools for a well-founded approach to such a process (for example, the 'Lean Startup'). What are you learning? After completing the minor, you will have basic knowledge of entrepreneurship and understanding of the innovation process within a medical context, the design process for the medical user, the requirements for certification and standardisation of medical products, the financial system of healthcare and a company, the economics and management of healthcare, and marketing & sales for a medical product. Why MedTech? MedTech continues to be a relevant high growth, high impact sector. The world needs an untold number of healthcare solutions at many levels and markets for the foreseeable future. Plus, with the CV19 burden, other areas of medicine must become an order of magnitude more efficient. Think about sharing medical records, authentication of data, the potential of online and AI medical consultations Overview of courses of this minor The courses in this minor aim to give you a good idea of ​​the specific aspects of technology-based entrepreneurship. Each study highlights one or more aspects of "technopreneurship" in health care. The complete package of subjects covers the most critical aspects of entrepreneurship. It draws from the TU wide range of entrepreneurship-oriented disciplines. Intro to Biomedical Engineering, two credits: The collaboration between the engineer and the clinician in developing new medical instruments. Health System Management, five credits: The theory of health care economic concepts and principles. The practice of Dutch health care. Essentials of Technology Entrepreneurship, four credits: The commercial potential of new technology and organising a new company to make it happen. Medical design 4, credits: The design process and the end-user of medical innovations are central in this module. Finance for entrepreneurs, four credits: This course focuses on the financial management and financial assessment of a company. Marketing for Startups, three credits: Introductory course (for engineers) on Business to Business Marketing basics in a technical, medical-oriented, entrepreneurial environment. Integration project Part 1 and 2, four credits: Setting up your own business or carrying out an assignment in an existing company or startup in the MedTech sector. Meer informatie A. Boru +31 15 27 85757 Brochure MedTech-Based Entrepreneurship Minor Brochure Het minor programma was een zeer complete ervaring. De hands-on approach is een krachtige manier om kennis te maken met alle facetten van het ondernemerschap. Voor de toekomstige deelnemers zou ik de minor willen aanraden omdat je echt los gelaten wordt en dat past bij het ondernemerschap. Minor code: MOT-MI-153 Taal: Nederlands & Engels Bijdragende faculteiten: IO, 3ME Toegang: Alle Maximaal aantal deelnemers: 40 Voor wie? Deze minor is bestemd voor ondernemende bachelor studenten van alle faculteiten binnen de TU Delft, alsmede voor externe studenten van de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam en Universiteit Leiden. Ondernemend betekent in dit verband dat je de interesse hebt om beter te begrijpen waneer een technische vinding een commerciële kans wordt. Deze minor is daarnaast toegankelijk voor externe studenten, waaronder ook studenten van de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam en Leiden Universiteit. Meer informatie over inschrijven als (externe) student voor deze minor vind je hier . Aanmelding MedTech Based Entrepreneurship is geen selectieminor. Iedereen die een minor mag doen kan kiezen voor deze minor.

Ondernemerschap: Technology-Based Entrepreneurship

Deze minor bereidt je voor op ondernemerschap in de breedste zin van het woord. Ondernemerschap wordt daarbij opgevat als het ondernemend handelen en opzetten van nieuwe business binnen bestaande organisaties en het zelf starten van een eigen onderneming. De minor Technology-Based Entrepreneurship biedt een basis voor studenten die graag hun technische kennis en vaardigheden willen aanvullen met ondernemerschap kennis en vaardigheden om zo nieuwe kansen in de markt te creëren en op te pakken. De minor wordt aangeboden door het Delft Centre for Entrepreneurship (DCE) en docenten van de faculteiten TBM en IO. Door middel van een integrale case study worden de kennis en de vaardigheden toegepast in een project waarbij een idee, een markt en een technologie tot een levensvatbare startup worden samengebracht. Wat leer je Na het volgen van de minor ben je in staat om markten te analyseren en technologische ontwikkelingen in te schatten, analyses van startende organisaties te maken en op basis hiervan (technische) kansen in de markt te herkennen. Deze kennis, gecombineerd met je kennis uit je technische discipline, maken je een interessante kandidaat om bij bestaande organisaties radicale innovatie projecten te trekken of om een eigen onderneming te starten. Voor wie Deze minor is toegankelijk voor TUDelft studenten, alsook studenten van de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam en Leiden Universiteit. Meer informatie over inschrijven als (externe) student voor deze minor vind je hier . De inhoud van deze minor De vakken die behoren tot deze minor hebben tot doel om een algemene en solide inleiding te verschaffen in de specifieke aspecten van op technologie gebaseerd ondernemerschap. Ieder vak belicht een of meerdere aspecten van ‘technopreneurship’. Het vakkenpakket dekt de belangrijkste aspecten van het ondernemerschap. Er wordt geput uit het TU-brede aanbod van ondernemerschaps-georiënteerde vakken: fundamenten van ondernemerschap, productontwerp, organisatiekunde, financiële aspecten van startups en business-to-businessmarketing. klik hier om meer te weten te komen over deze minor Kijk op Brightspace Presentatie Vind hier een presentatie met voorbeeld-businessplannen voor nog meer info over deze minor. Meer informatie Secretariaat +31 (0)15 27 86558 Faculteit Techniek, Bestuur en Management Coordinator: Minor code: MOT-MI-088 Taal: Nederlands Bijdragende faculteiten: IO, TBM Toegang: Alle, een selectieprocedure kan tot de mogelijkheden behoren Maximaal aantal deelnemers: 100

Project Management: from Nano to Mega

It is often said that today's society has become 'projectified'. We want to create ever-more-complicated products on an ever-larger scale, yet we still want them to be unique. Project management is the ideal way to organise the realisation of this diversity of products. This minor deals with all aspects of project management. With the help of examples from practice, ranging from nano-industry to megaprojects, you will gain a greater understanding of this discipline. Minor code: CT-MI-174 Language: English For students from: All TU Delft BSc students with an interest in the management aspects of technical projects. Students from other universities who have an interest in the management aspects of technical projects. Max. participants: 80 Basic principles In practice What you will learn? Courses in this Minor The first quarter of the minor begins with the basic principles of project management. You will look at the legal aspects and the economic usefulness and necessity of projects. You will also work with a team on a group assignment, and experience for yourself what it is like to work in a project team. In quarter 2 you will deepen your knowledge of project management by linking it to process management and decision-making theory. In addition you will test the knowledge you have acquired on various examples from practice. This involves studying applications from the nano-industry, traditional production industry and ICT but also, for example, bituminous-sand projects from the oil and gas sector, and public-infrastructure megaprojects. You will learn the basic aspects of project management for technical projects. Project skills will also be covered, since you will be working in a multidisciplinary team. You will be given many examples of project management practice in different technical domains. You will learn how to write a thorough project plan for a project that relates to your Bachelor's programme. Many of the TU Delft lecturers have extensive experience in executing projects in various levels of Dutch industry such as Shell, TNO, AT Osborne and ASML. There are no further entry requirements for the minor, but students must be able to demonstrate an affinity with technology. Study guide See the digital Study guide for a list of courses and their contents. Contact Dr. Ir. Marian Bosch-Rekveldt +31 (0)15 27 84771 Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences Integral Design and Management Presentation Minor TU Delft | Project Management: From NanoTo Mega Brochure Student experiece “It really broadened my view, compared to my technical Bachelor program”. “The minor gave me a good impression about project management in real companies”. Challenges What are key factors for technical projects? What is “fit-for-purpose” projectmanagement?


All thematic minors at TU Delft are in English, with the exception of the following minors:

  • Educatie (Education)
  • Ondernemerschap (Entrepreneurship): Med-Tech Based Entrepreneurship
  • Ondernemerschap (Entrepreneurship): Technology Based Entrepreneurship