Smart Teams


This module introduces students to the role of the individual in a team, team formation stages and high performing teams. Team based project work is a distinctive component of the applied learning process in engineering. The purpose of the module is to give learners the opportunity to experience working in a high-performance agile team environment. The learners will utilise the skills and knowledge gained throughout the module to work as a team member in researching, designing, and building a project based on a new technology e.g., artificial Intelligence. The module will take a problem-based learning approach, promoting the development of critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and communication skills.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the role and responsibility of the individual within a team and critically evaluate their own and team performances and the project performance in terms of industry relevant key performance indicators.

  2. Analyze and discuss the stages of team formation and investigate the use of disc profiling in team selection

  3. Compare and contrast the main methods used in machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) or similar technologies that are used in the team project.

  4. Analyse and communicate the implications of diversity in teams and demonstrate and employ important workplace skills including co-operation, teamwork and problem-solving

% Coursework 40%
% Final Exam 60%