Open questions and information needed (for Thu 4.3.2021 working slot and on...) Etherpad Lite
Please write and append here questions and open/missing information you need for your development work. We will go these through while working on Thu 4.3.2021 togehter and in your teams. We can utilise this as a living and updated list of questions needing anwsers (even after 4.3.2021).
Welcome to Product Development Practices 2021 course!
Course enrollment period in WebOodi is 14.12.2020-12.1.2021.
Course starts with an introduction and kick-off lecture on January 11th.
It is important that you enroll to this course in time and before the kick-off. We start forming the teams already in the first week. Team work forms an essential part of this course. Ensure, that you can contribute to your team's work and reserve time for this.
See you in January 2021.
Br. Jouni Paltakari
Time table (18.1.2021)
PRESEMO LINK(s) for 21.1.2021 lecture's activation tasks:
A pdf file containing the same questons will be available at the same time for download.
CHEM-E2160 Product Development Practices
Answer to Question
1 and then to two (2) questions out of the three (2-4) and complete the
self-evaluation (5). Each question is worth 6 points and the self-evaluation 2
answers in a separate document (preferably Word or pdf) into the return folder.
Name your document it clearly. Name and student number are necessary in the
document. If you experience problems in uploading, you can alternatively send
the answer-document by mail to firstname.lastname@example.org immediately after the
We have a product, juice box/juice carton under examination. The
structure of this product contains typically several layers. These layers
comprise papermaking pulps (paperboard), plastics (PE, polyethylene), and thin
Figure: An example of material layers in a liquid packaging carton
Answer to the following parts and points in relation to this product:
· What purposes (functions) the package
· Why are those different layers
(mentioned above) needed and used? Why do they have a specific order?
· Create a requirement list (i.e. find
and list the requirements) for this product by analyzing the critical
properties and functional needs put and set to this product. List also these
critical properties and functional needs in combination of the requirements.
Examine the product design process and present each step and their
connections in the planning and design process.
Describe how you can compare different solutions quantitatively.
Life cycle of a product. Branding and marketing
a) Examine the life cycle of a product.
b) What are the key elements of a “brand”?
c) What are the strategic marketing questions for product’s
Inventions and their protection.
What is meant with the immaterial property rights?
How product design, commercialization, protection of the rights and
patenting link together?
What different ways are available to protect inventions and designs?
Evaluate yourself, e.g. with the following criteria:
“My own activity during the course”
“Did I work individually – my own contribution”
“Do I understand the subjects and did I learn the core issues”