Design in Organisations

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Bachelor in Sustainable design or similar qualifications.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has been through the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • has knowledge of current international research about tools and methods for product development
  • can recognise tools, methods and situations related to product development and critically reflect on their value

Skills

  • can analyse the role of phase models in product development and their usage
  • can analyse drivers and constraints imposed on design and innovation processes in organizations
  • is able to understand the role of social systems and political concerns in the development of products and services
  • is able to Understand the role of knowledge sharing, knowledge management and learning in product development
  • can understand interaction between design projects and other company functions, e g. manufacture, technological developments, human resources, etc.
  • is able to understand design projects within the context of portfolio management.
  • can define research topics and questions and analyse case studies with literature

Competences

  • can justify the allocation of resources to development projects in an organizational setting
  • can independently manage design and development projects in organizations and navigate the organisations social systems and political concerns

Type of instruction

Lectures, exercises and project work



Exam

Exams

Name of examDesign in Organisations
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS5
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for evaluation are provided in the Framework Provisions

Facts about the module

Danish titleDesign i organisationer
Module codeTBISDK13102
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology, Sustainable Design and Integrated Food studies
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Architecture, Design and Planning