Course responsible:Morten Nilsen
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Limits of class size:30
Teaching and exam period:This course starts in the Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in the Autumn parallel
About this course
The course will give an introduction to how business and industry work. The course will focus on quality control, risk assessment and various chemical and biotechnological processes, as well as legislation / requirements and documentation of processes and products.
A report must be written in which one chooses a company and evaluates the quality systems and risks associated with the products / services in this company, and what requirements there are for their documentation.
The report is presented in groups to the other students
The course will contribute to UN Sustainability Goal 9 (Innovation and infrastructure: Building solid infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization and contributing to innovation).
- Knowledge of quality standards and legislation related to manufacturing in business
- Knowledge of product development processes
- Knowledge of risk assesment
- Knowledge of documentation requirements
- Knowledge of chemistry and biotechnology in business in Norway
- Be able to set up quality systems for simple services and products
- Be able to perform risk assessment of products/processes
- Be able to set up a plan for development of simple products
- Be able to document products and processes
- Be able to work in business
- Know about the interaction between business, government and academia
- Group tasks.
- Oral presentation.
- Excursion to companies.
- Career day (KBM).
- Contact with teachers via Canvas and e-mail. Lecture notes will be posted on Canvas.
- KJM100 General Chemistry (or equivalent).
- BIO101 Introduction to Biotechnology and Chemistry (or equivalent)
Skills in report writing and oral presentation, Both must be passed.
Evaluation of students`learning will be based on their theoretical knowledge and understanding.
- Internal and external examiners approve written reports and oral presentation.
- Compulsory attendance at lectures
- Approved written assignment and presentation
A maximum of 30 students, prioritized in the following order
- Thrird year students on B-BIOTEK / B-KJEMI / M-KB
- Master's students on M-BIOTEK / M-KJEMI
- Lectures: 2 hours (double hour) per week for 6 weeks in the atumn parallel.
- Semester assignmen and oral presentation in November/December before the exam period.
Bachelor`s programs in biotechnology and chemistry
The Master`s programs in biotechnology and chemistry
The Master`s program in technology, specialisation chemistry and biotechnology
- Passed / Not Passed
- Special requirements in Science