Design in Organisations

2023/2024

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

Skills

  • can understand and analyse ways of organising and staging knowledge work in product, service and systems development
  • can assess and critically reflect upon own basic socio-political assumptions and roles, and explain the significance in and for the involvement of different types of players in design processes
  • is able to understand the role of social systems, infrastructures 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, service and systems development
  • can identify and use intermediaries and boundary objects in the staging and navigation of disciplinary dialogues and innovation processes
  • can define research topics and questions, and analyse case studies with literature

Competences

  • can independently organise design and development projects in organisations, and stage 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 or oral exam
Will be specified in the semester description.
ECTS5
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 titleDesign i organisationer
Module codeTBSDK20102
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design