Basic information

Code: BIZ40006E (BIZ + TECH) / IDBM.a (ARTS)

Extent: 25 ECTS

Language: English

Organizing department: Management studies

Teachers in charge: Niina Nurmi (BIZ)

Administrative contact: Anna-Mari Saari

Target group: Master’s students. A completed bachelor degree is required for applicants.

Application procedure: The general application procedure for minors at Aalto University, see application periods and instructions

Study right can only be applied during the Spring application period.

Details for submitting the application in eAge:

1) Submit a motivation letter, your CV as well as transcript of studies as attachments to your application in eAge.

2) If you are a School of Arts, Design and Architecture student: as a “School organising the studies”, please select ARTS; as a “Department (ARTS)”, please select Department of Design; and then in “Minor subject applied for”, please select IDBM.”
If you are a student at School of Business, School of Science, School of Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering or School of Chemical Engineering: as a a “School organising the studies”, please select BIZ; and then in “Minor subject applied for”, please select IDBM.”

Content and structure of the minor

IDBM is a multidisciplinary programme organised in collaboration with all Aalto schools. The International Design Business Management minor programme builds on prior studies in the areas of business, design and technology by enabling and encouraging students to further develop and integrate their knowledge in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams. The minor is available in two  tracks for academic year 2019-20: IDBM Industry minor and IDBM FITECH minor.
The IDBM minor programme is available for all master level students of Aalto through separate application. Kindly state in your application into which minor track you are applying. The application period for IDBM minor is yearly May 15 – 31.
For more information, please visit http://idbm.aalto.fi

Structure of the minor 25 ECTS

IDBM INDUSTRY MINOR

IDBM Industry minor has educated talents of tomorrow more than 24 years. The minor aims to provide participants with an opportunity to develop their competences and capabilities to successfully undertake creative teamwork, concept development, product, service and business design as well as project management through industry collaboration and tailor-made courses in design business management. The minor consists of compulsory introductory course JOIN-E7006 IDBM Challenge 5 cr and alternative courses of 20 cr. Students can choose JOIN-E7005 IDBM Industry Project 15 cr as one of the alternative courses of the minor.

IDBM FITECH MINOR

For more information, please visit http://idbm.aalto.fi

CodeNameCreditsPeriod
Compulsory courses 25 ects
JOIN-E7006IDBM Challenge5I
26E04903IDBM Capstone: Global Virtual Teamwork5II
JOIN-E7005IDBM Industry Project (FITECH)15III-V

IDBM SERVICE MINOR (not organized in academic year 2019-20)

For more information, please visit http://idbm.aalto.fi

CodeNameCreditsPeriod
Compulsory courses 25 ects
JOIN-E7006IDBM Challenge5I
TU-E3160Slush Leadership Experience5I-II
JOIN-E7005IDBM Industry Project (SLUSH)15I-II