Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Change management and quality in processes (Elective) (EN)

Danish title
Forandringsledelse og kvalitet i processer (Valgfag) (EN)
Study programme
Production Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Academy Profession
3. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Programme elements
Start time
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Dina Jacobsen
Ina Sanne Larsen
Peter Sommer
  • Purpose

    In the elective course production you gain your expertise before optimizing production and processes. You are presented with two key areas for production companies - change and quality. The electives touch on a number of common analytical and practical lean approaches for optimizing production processes. In addition, you will be presented with corporate practice for the work on quality and change management. This is where document management and the construction of quality assurance systems are concerned, and how to work with change management in practice.

    Instruction in elective production will include: consist of the following:
    • Business case
    • Change management
    • Processes and document management
    • Quality assurance
    • Extended OEE and production simulation


    • Quality management
    • Must be able to understand the importance of technical documentation forms in a global and legal contex
    • Process and product flow


    • Can prepare instructions and procedures for quality management systems
    • Can graphically illustrate material and information flow within the company
    • Can critically evaluate own results
    • Compare solutions alternatives in relation to economy and resource consumption


    • Enter into a collaboration on the company's management and planning with them other core areas
    • Create comprehensive overview of the company's production and management systems
    • Can use commonly used IT tools for knowledge gathering, documentation and presentation
    • Can participate professionally in multidisciplinary teams

  • Type of instruction and practical application of learning objectives
    The form of teaching is a mixture of class teaching in which theories, methods and tools are presented. After that, you work with practice-related tasks that can be formulated and posed by production companies. Company visits to experience and experience how a company works with some of the subject areas covered in the teaching.
  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Prerequisites for access to the examination
    You have passed the 1st year exam and the 3. semester automation exam.
    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested standalone
    Type of exam
    Oral examination
    Oral presentation of the group's work on individual questions for the topics below
    1. Change management
    2. Quality assurance and quality management
    3. Cost Benefit Analysis
    4. Efficiency
    Type of assignment
    Presentation and extra materials.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Group, 2-3 max participants
    Exam languages
    • The exam is oral with 15 min. for presentation / group (whatever size).
    • 10 min. for individual examination
    • 5 min. for assessment and grading per. student.
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Internal censure
    Exam criteria
    The design of the quality management system, which is easy to understand and easy to update.
    The quality documentation is well thought out and structured.
    The design and layout of template for documents is simple and clear.
    The message of change is clear and relevant to stakeholders.
    Economic considerations on the quality management system.
    Deadline for submission
    The deadline for submission is 12:00 on the dates stated on the semester plan. Failure to
    submit work within deadlines may result in projects not being approved and evaluated.
hours of teaching
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Change management and quality in processes (Elective) (EN) you will receive 51 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 68 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 37% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: digital exercises, laboratory work, classroom teaching, group work.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: group work, reading the curriculum, exam.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances