|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Challenge-driven Innovation with Design Thinking, 7.5 credits|
|(Utmaningsdriven innovation med Design Thinking, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Other Subjects|
|Main field of study:||No main subject|
|Academic school:||School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies|
|Disciplinary domain:||Technology 100%|
|Education cycle:||First-cycle (Bachelor)|
|Course level:||C (supplementary)|
|Progressive specialisation:||G2F (First cycle. Entry requirements: minimum 60 credits from first-cycle courses)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||VT 2017 (spring semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies at Södertörn University on 2016-09-14 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
60 higher education credits and the equivalent of upper secondary course English 6
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
On the course, students work with assignments provided by players in the public or private sectors. Coursework is done in interdisciplinary groups, using Design Thinking as a method, the aim being to present innovative solutions to real, social challenges. Over the course, students will also reflect individually on group dynamics, interdisciplinarity, and Design Thinking.
1001, Challenge driven innovation with Design Thinking, 7,5 credits
(Utmaningsdriven innovation med Design Thinking, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: U/G
The course consists of workshops, group discussions, and joint presentations of project work.
- Workshop participation
- Group presentations
- Oral and written presentation, delivery, of innovation group project
- Individual written reflections
At least 80% attendance at workshops is necessary for a pass grade. Absence from no more than 40% of the course's workshops and presentations may be compensated for with individual written assignments (does not apply to the final presentation of the innovation project).
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.