015.100 Creativity Engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2014W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Teaching professional skills (soft skills) for responsible, creative and active engineers (male and female) for industry and business (communication, team spirit, leadership, responsibility)

Subject of course

The lecture addresses three aspects of creativity:

  1. Creativity in individuals: Influence of intelligence, personality and perception on creativity ¿ Definition of creativity, methods to unfold creativity
  2. Creativity in teams: Team performance (What is a team? How can geographically distributed, intercultural and interdisciplinary teams work efficiently?) ¿ Idea generation in teams, how do creativity techniques work and can a team make use of them?   
  3. Creativity in Organizations: From a creative idea to innovation ¿ how can a creative idea be implemented successfully? How can an idea be marketed?

This is a an interactive lecture where the participants are expected to actively get involved in discussions.  

About the lecturers:  

Hesamedin Ostad-Ahmad-Ghorabi has been researcher at TU Wien for more than 10 years where he researched in the fields of sustainable product development and creative engineering. He changed to industry where he is responsible for the development of interiors for the big European car manufacturers.  

Jutta Jerlich: Specialization in innovation technology enhancing learning processes in industry, higher education, lifelong learning and talent management. Expertise: Online Learning and Teaching, Development of online applications, Implementation of knowledge management system, R&D, European Project Funding, Innovation and Business Development, International Marketing, Project Development and Coaching.



Additional information

The lecture will contain in-class lectures and online parts. Exact dates for in-class lectures and online parts will be announced in the first lecture (in class!).



Course dates

Mon14:00 - 17:3013.10.2014EI 2 Pichelmayer HS - RPL creativity engineering
Fri09:00 - 12:3028.11.2014HS 14A Günther Feuerstein Creativity Engineering

Examination modalities

Project work (in a team) with presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2014 00:00 16.10.2015 00:00

Registration modalities:

The registration is done in TISS and in TUWEL.
Registering in the TUWEL Course is REQUIRED.


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
SOF Soft Skills


All materials and resources used are available in TUWEL.


  • Attendance Required!