Market Creation

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed this module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • can combine knowledge about sustainable innovation and design of ‘things and objects’ with knowledge about the market where things may be sold and consumed
  • has knowledge of how markets can be constructed to incorporate ‘more sustainable things and practices’ and be part of solving the environmental challenges
  • can explain fundamental concepts of neo-classical economics, the role of externalities and the associated view of markets as natural and pre-existing
  • can explain fundamental concepts of from economic sociology on markets as constructions comprising market specific instituted arrangements that constitute legitimate goods, economic actors, and those involved in making or challenging market arrangements  

Skills

  • can assess the competitive situation of a product, a service or a system
  • can describe the life of a product, service or system on the market and map out the processes it becomes part of
  • can discuss how product, service and system design plays into the enactment of markets
  • can assess how goods are valuated with prices and list of other qualities
  • can discuss how consumers become able to calculate, compare and make judgments about goods
  • can discuss and work out strategies for how different actors can shape rules, standards and regulations that become part of framing market arrangements for products

Competences

  • can independently take part in discussions and reflections on how markets arrangements can facilitate more sustainable goods and market practices

Type of instruction

Reading and analysing texts, lectures, case-work, field study as well as group discussions

Exam

Exams

Name of examMarket Creation
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 titleMarkedsskabelse
Module codeTBISDK17103
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