Design in Organisations

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed this module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • has knowledge about current international research on theories and methods for organising design and innovation processes in organisations
  • has knowledge about current international research on theories and methods for product and service development
  • can recognise and use tools, methods and situations related to product and service development, and critically reflect on their value

Skills

  • can understand and analyse ways of organising knowledge work in product and service  development
  • can understand interaction between design projects and other company functions, e.g. manufacture, technological developments, human resources, etc.
  • is able to understand the role of social systems and political concerns, and analyse drivers and constraints imposed on design and innovation processes in organisations
  • is able to understand the role of knowledge sharing, knowledge management and learning in product development
  • can identify and use boundary objects in the staging of multidisciplinary dialogues
  • can explain the significance in and for the involvement of different types of players in design processes
  • can define research topics and questions, and analyse case studies with literature

Competences

  • can independently manage design and development projects in organisations, and navigate the organisations’ social systems and political concerns
  • is able to critically reflect on their role as facilitator of design and innovation processes, and evaluate their performance

Type of instruction

Lectures, exercises and project work

Exam

Exams

Name of examDesign in Organisations
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Either written, oral or both. This will be determined in the semester
description.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for evaluation are stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleDesign i organisationer
Module codeTBISDK17102
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