Course, master’s level
15 credits
Malmö | daytime | 100%
24 February 2025 - 4 May 2025
Code for the course: DA629E

About the course

The purpose of the course is that the student develops knowledge about, and experiences of, innovation processes and the tools/techniques that are applicable to these.

This course is offered as part of programme:

Course content

The course provides knowledge of different types of innovation processes (e.g. open, co-creative, iterative and agile) and the activities they consist of:

- Design thinking
- Problem definition
- Stakeholder and needs analysis
- User and market research
- Idea generation and selection
- Idea and concept development
- Basic prototype development
- Evaluation methods and evaluation strategies
- Change management
- Business thinking
- Pitching and presentation

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent of at least 180 credits in the subject of computer science or related and relevant subjects. Examples of such subjects include informatics, computer and information science, information systems, interaction design, human-computer interaction and media technology.

At least 15 credits in programming, system development or equivalent.

Knowledge equivalent to English 6 at the Swedish upper secondary level

At least a passing grade on the course: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Digital Society.

Course evaluation

The University provides students who are taking or have completed a course with the opportunity to share their experiences of and opinions about the course in the form of a course evaluation that is arranged by the University. The University compiles the course evaluations and notifies the results and any decisions regarding actions brought about by the course evaluations. The results shall be kept available for the students. (HF 1:14).


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