Transformation for Design, 6 credits (TDDE40)

Transformation för design, 6 hp

Main field of study



Second cycle

Course type

Programme course


Stefan Holmlid

Director of studies or equivalent

Jalal Maleki

Available for exchange students

Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MDES Design, Master's Programme 3 (Autumn 2022) 1, 2 4, 4 English Linköping o/v

Main field of study


Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Master's Programme in Design


Three years of completed university studies. Admission to master level studies. Intermediate knowledge in service, organization or management. Intermediate knowledge in design.

Intended learning outcomes

The main objective is that students should develop understanding of how organizational change and transformation processes emerge, how they can be directed, and proficiency in participating in such processes.

  • Analyze a design solution in terms of transformation
  • Research, collect and describe contextual factors affecting transformation
  • Suggest and synthesize needs and structures to drive transformative processes
  • Apply methods and models to plan and forecast alternative developments

Course content

Topics include organizational change, dynamic capabilities, institutional change, knowledge integration.

Teaching and working methods

The course is based on literature seminars, reflexive exercises and crit sessions based in real life projects and cases.


UPG2Project based assignmentU, 3, 4, 53 credits
UPG1Literature based assignmentU, 3, 4, 53 credits


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

Course literature

Books, articles and conference papers provided by staff.


Institutionen för datavetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Jalal Maleki


Stefan Holmlid

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 0 h
Recommended self-study hours: 160 h
There is no course literature available for this course.
UPG2 Project based assignment U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits
UPG1 Literature based assignment U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits

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