Strategic Standardization

Guest Instructor: 
Anne-Marie Großmann, Annika Lorenz
Time I: 
12:00pm to 02:00pm
Time II: 
04:00pm to 06:00pm
Venue I: 
TU Berlin, VWS-Building, room VWS 128, Müller-Breslau-Straße 15
Venue II: 
TU Berlin, VWS-Building, room VWS 128, Müller-Breslau-Straße 15

Lecture: 12-2pm
Tutorial: 4-6pm

The lecture introduces standardization as a strategic tool in the economy and society, e.g. reducing barriers to trade, for the marketability of innovations and relieving governmental regulation. The relationship between standards and patents and the strategic options for their application are explained. Business and economic benefits of standardization are described and explained using a variety of examples.

Experts of standardization processes (business, academic, public authorities) are integrated as guest speakers in the lecture. Upon passing the exam the student receives the publicly recognized DIN Certification "Normungsexperte" (Modul 1). Short introduction to the topic: Tuesday, April 9th, 2013, 09:00 - 10:00, room EB 202.

1 written exam at the end of the semester

Gather practical experiences: Participate in events of DIN (workshops, seminars, conferences) and sessions of technical committees (national, European and international) in standardization.

Four block courses (some half day and some full day) once a month (October 2013 - February 2014) after deciding on topics and dates, including generation of a report. A broad variety of topics and dates from the standardization sessions are available.

Spring 2013
Technische Universität Berlin
End date of the whole course: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 6:00pm