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Dortmund International Winter School 2018

November 19, 2018 - November 23, 2018

Dortmund International Winter School

This year’s Dortmund International Winter School was organized at Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts as a joint activity by DAAD EuroPIM, Ruhr Master School and ruhrvalley. Four different streams within the areas of Digital Transformation, Project Management and Embedded Systems for Mechatronics were offered in combination with real case studies provided by companies from the Ruhr Area:

Aurubis Workshop: Design Thinking Method was used to analyze the digital transformation strategy of Aurubis, one of the largest German commodity companies.

Agile Project Management: Agile methods and tools for project management, based on the experiences of the IT consulting company CGI, and a study case were introduced.

Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE): The workshop used an example case (Automotive Software) with the Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach.

Ruhrvalley – Sustainable Electrical Mobility in Metropolitan Regions: The aim of this stream was to develop digitalized and/or electrified mobility concepts for the metropolitan region of the Ruhr valley.

Lecturers as well as representatives of the involved companies were very satisfied with the provided results by the students to the extent that more collaborations in education and research are to be expected in our future events.


Target audience:

Master students


November 19, 2018
November 23, 2018


Dortmund, Germany + Google Map


Fachhochschule Dortmund
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