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Company Collaboration 2 - Design & business

2021/2022
Danish title
Virksomhedssamarbejde 2 - Design & Business
Study programme
Jewellery, Technology and Business
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
Semester
3. semester
Duration of the subject/module
11 Weeks
Ects
15
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish and English
Start time
Autumn
Location
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
9140312
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Jane Burchard
Lars Sögaard Nielsen
Anette Dreyer
Martin Hesseldahl
Mette Laier Henriksen
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    The subject element deals with company collaboration based on an understanding of jewellery in a commercial and innovative context as well as trend understanding and analysis — with an associated competitive and credible brand identity for a specific target group and a broad understanding of markets, market, and industry analyses as well as insights into lifestyles and consumer behaviour. Work involves processes and tools for the promotion and design of user-orientated concepts and product development. The design process is implemented as a general method, and design theoretical argumentation will be used in the selection process.

    Knowledge

    The student will gain knowledge about:
    − methods in market communication, their importance for the way the product /concept is experienced and its competitiveness, and how to reflect on these.

    Skills

    The student will get the skills to:
    − apply and identify arguments in relation to design understanding and product design.
    − identify and apply form and aesthetics as an analytical tool in relation to a specific market and company.
    − apply design principles to planning and implementation in the design process and as argumentation for the design of the product for a specific target group.
    − apply and explain requirements and expectations regarding the expression of the jewellery in relation to the market and society.
    − identify and apply methods in market research and market analysis for the purpose of differentiation and application of such methods.
    − apply, select, justify, and master methods and tools in relation to creating new knowledge as well as building skills in academic writing, including citations, footnotes, and references.
    − identify and select methods for the design of brand identity, considering the perceived significance of the product and the concept and their competitiveness.

    Competences

    The student will learn to:
    − manage and design a competitive and credible brand identity for each piece of jewellery and concept.
    − identify and select methods for designing brand identity, considering the perceived significance of the product, the concept, and their competitiveness.

  • Type of instruction
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  • 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
    Attendance to a given activity or submission of assignments, projects, etc. may be mandatory. Fulfilment of such mandatory activities is a requirement for taking the exam in the subject element. If a student fails to submit a mandatory activity on time, they will have used one of the exams attempt for the exam for which the mandatory activity is a prerequisite.
    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested with the following modules
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    3rd semester - Portfolio & Personal Branding exam
    Placement: 3rd semester
    Scope: 30 ECTS
    Exam form: Individual written and oral exam
    Type of assignment: The written part, which consists of a CV and a design statement, must be submitted prior to the oral exam. The student must bring a digital portfolio for the oral exam.
    Duration: The oral examination has a duration of 30 minutes, including grading. 10 minutes max. have been set aside for the student’s presentation.
    Assessment: The exam is assessed according to the 7-point grading scale. Examiner(s): The exam is assessed by an internal examiner.
    Criteria for the assessment of the exam: The assessment of the oral and written exam is based on the specific learning objectives which appear from each subject element. The grade represents an overall assessment of the oral and written performance.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    Danish(Norwegian/Swedish)
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal censure
    Exam criteria
    The assessment of the oral and written exam is based on the specific learning objectives which appear from each subject element. The grade represents an overall assessment of the oral and written performance.
150
hours of teaching
261
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Company Collaboration 2 - Design & business you will receive 150 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 200 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 36% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: group work, classroom teaching, company collaboration.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: group work, reading the curriculum, collecting empiricism.

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