Develop your students transferable skills with these problem based learning activities. Designed by KKI Associates and the School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, these modules specifically focus on developing skills such as innovation, problem solving and communication which are desired by large chemical employers such as Syngenta, Proctor and Gamble and Sasol.
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This is an introduction and overview to five Commerical Skills Modules for Chemists. It includes a briefing for students, presentation video, an overview guide and presentation for tutors and market research on employer needs.
This module asks teams of students to evaluate a number of potential projects, with a chemical background, and identify why they might be of potential value.
This module asks teams of students to estimate the market value of a number of potential projects with a chemical background.
This module asks teams of students to assess the financial impacts of two projects with a chemical background.
This module asks teams of students to identify the route to market, and produce a ‘project plan’, for a number of potential projects with a chemical background.
In this module students are asked to summarise and critique two out of the five chemistry-based projects, based on their previous work, and present their preferred option to a “business” audience.