Concept driven change


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Bachelor in Sustainable design or similar qualifications, understanding of project management, organisation and product development

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student going through the module:

Learning objectives


  • understands perspectives applicable on management concepts from political process theory, actor-network theory, symbolism and pragmatism
  • can identify important ideas and approaches in a number of current management concepts and reflect on these


  • is able to characterise the role of management concepts in the staging of change and design processes
  • can analyse implicit problem diagnosis and related modes of operation in different management concepts
  • can assess the effects of management concepts on innovative abilities and the handling of ideas
  • is able to assess the effects of various management concepts on knowledge flows in an organisation
  • can assess the suitability of a management concept to create change in different situations and contexts
  • is able to analyse the use of management concepts in practice and suggest improvements in staging and implementation of change
  • is able to assess the applicability and need for local adjustments of management concepts


  • can reflect on own experiences with the use of management concepts
  • can professionally engage in planning and staging concept driven change processes

Type of instruction

Lectures combined with exercises and project work in groups



Name of examConcept driven change
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKonceptdreven forandring
Module codeTBISDK13302
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design