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IB3A9 - Design in Business

  • Module code: IB3A9
  • Module name: Design in Business
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 12, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

It is possible to find radical and exciting innovations, and clever and successful designs that owe little to any formal structure or system for innovation and design. However, the majority of new products and services you encounter are outputs of rational management processes. This module aims to expose these processes and in so doing reveal general lessons for managing innovation, creativity and design.

Principal learning outcomes

This module aims to: develop your appreciation and understanding of the contribution that design and innovation makes to organisational success; provide you with an appreciation of design within a business context; give you an understanding of the scope and content of design; develop your understanding of the various normative design process models, as well as encouraging an understanding of the context-specificity of such models; provide insights into the management of professional designers, as well as the content of a design brief; explore the information requirements to enable creative decisions to be taken and the ways that information is used; explore the dilemmas of the design/business interface.

Timetabled teaching activities

1 x lecture and case study session per week (2 hours)

Departmental link

http://www.wbs.ac.uk/students/undergraduate/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: IB3A9-12)
A1 (Assessed work only) Presentation (NOT IN USE) 30%
  Individual Assignment (2000 words) (NOT IN USE) 70%
A2 (Assessed work only) Participation 10%
  Group Assignment 30%
  Essay (2500 words) 60%
15 CATS (Module code: IB3A9-15)
A1 (Assessed work only) Presentation (NOT IN USE) 30%
  Individual Assignment (2000 words) (NOT IN USE) 70%
A2 (Assessed work only) Participation 10%
  Group Assignment 30%
  Essay (2500 words) 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Physics and Business Studies (F3N1) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Physics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (F3ND) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Chemistry and Business Studies (FN11) - Year 3
  • Chemistry and Business Studies(with Intercalated Year) (FN12) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (G1N2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (G1NC) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Computer and Management Sciences (G5N1) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Computer and Management Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (G5NA) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Computer and Business Studies (GN51) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Computer and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (GN5A) - Year 4
  • BSc Engineering and Business Studies (HN11) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN31) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN31) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 4
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 3
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate International Business (N140) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate International Business (N140) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with French (N1R1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with German (N1R2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Italian (N1R3) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Spanish (N1R4) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (N201) - Year 2
  • BSc in Management (N201) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N202) - Year 4
  • BSc in International Management (N203) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Information Systems Management and Innovation (N211) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Information Systems Management and Innovation (with Intercalated Year) (N214) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (N230) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N231) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (N250) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N251) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (NN35) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (NN35) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN36) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 4