Contemporary Perspective on Value Creation, 6 credits (TDDE28)

Samtida perspektiv på värdeskapande, 6 hp

Main field of study



Second cycle

Course type

Programme course


Stefan Holmlid

Director of studies or equivalent

Jalal Maleki
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MDES Design, Master's Programme 1 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 English Linköping o/v

Main field of study


Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Design, Master's Programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.


Three years of completed university studies. Admission to master programme in Design. Knowledge in models of value creation, basic design proficiency.

Intended learning outcomes

The main objective is for students to develop knowledge about contemporary and emerging perspectives on value creation, and skills to analyze and experiment with value creation perspectives. After the completed course the student shall be able to

  • describe different approaches towards value creation
  • analyze a value creation system from several different perspectives
  • compare and contrast value creation approaches in relationship to systemic perspectives
  • critically examine and argue for and against different approaches towards value creation

Course content

Contemporary perspectives on value creation such as, sharing, collaborativity, cocreation, coproduction, commons, networks. Experimenting with value creation. Analytic techniques and modelling methods. Critical and reflective reading and writing.

Teaching and working methods

The course will be organized around small design experiments and analytic workshops in a studio or living lab setting, supported by lectures, in-depth reading seminars, and critical writing. Experiments are presented and assessed through reframing peer-sessions and structured critique sessions.


PRA1Design assignmentU, 3, 4, 53 credits
UPG1Critique assignmentU, 3, 4, 52 credits
UPG3ReportU, G1 credits

The final grade is computed from the assignment grades, weighted according to their hp sizes.


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5


Institutionen för datavetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Jalal Maleki


Stefan Holmlid

Course website and other links

Education components

Preliminär schemalagd tid: 0 h
Rekommenderad självstudietid: 160 h
There is no course literature available for this course.
PRA1 Design assignment U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits
UPG1 Critique assignment U, 3, 4, 5 2 credits
UPG3 Report U, G 1 credits

The final grade is computed from the assignment grades, weighted according to their hp sizes.

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