MGT-406 / 4 crédits

Enseignant(s): Henchoz Nicolas, Laperrouza Marc

Langue: Anglais

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

Challenges in health, environment or media show how adoption is critical for innovation. The course delves into design methodologies to rethink innovation from a human point of view. Creativity, transdisciplinary approaches will allow to build solutions bringing benefits to citizens and the economy.

Content

Keywords

Disruptive innovation, design research, user experience psychology, sustainability, creativity, prototyping, design, value creation, value capture, business models.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None

Important concepts to start the course

Creativity, User perception, Innovation, Design

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Present results and knowledge outcomes
  • Explain principles of human adoption in disruptive innovation.
  • Distinguish roles of culture in innovation and associated methodologies
  • Develop creative strategies introducing human perception into innovation projects.
  • Conduct semi-structure interviews and co-creation sessions with users
  • Develop prototypes suitable for user experience testing.
  • Describe basics of user experience psychology
  • Assess / Evaluate human perception of a proposed solution
  • Integrate the economic dimensions of a solution and their impact on human perception
  • Present solution to third parties

Transversal skills

  • Identify the different roles that are involved in well-functioning teams and assume different roles, including leadership roles.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.

Teaching methods

Readings, collective work, ideation, project development, building prototypes, field trip, user observations.

Expected student activities

Group work, ideation / brainstorming, building prototypes, going into the field, talking with users and customers.

A maximimum number of 50 students will be accepted in this course, however students are encouraged to attend the first two classes even if there are no spaces left on IS Academia. Please note that those students that have not attended since the first class will not be accepted.

 

Assessment methods

Presentation of the challenge definition, prototypes and documentation of the project will be graded as follow:

  • Mid-term project brief 25%
  • Project result 25%
  • Project presentation 25%
  • Conclusive report 25%

 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No
Others external experts

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

  • Yves Mirande, Nicolas Henchoz, Design for Innovative Technology, from Disruption to Acceptance, Routledge, 2014
  • Emily Groves, Romain Talou, Andrea Schneider, and Nicolas Henchoz. 2022. Storing cultural archives in synthetic DNA: An integrated prospective design investigation. DRS Biennial Conference Series (June 2022).
  • Nicolas Henchoz, Margaux Charvolin, Delphine Ribes, Lara Défayes, Cédric Duchêne, Emily Groves, and Andreas Sonderegger. 2021. Ming Shan Digital Experience: Immersive Technology for Traditional Taoist Meditation. Proc. ACM Comput. Graph. Interact. Tech. 4, 2 (August 2021), 24:1-24:10

 

Ressources en bibliothèque

Références suggérées par la bibliothèque

Websites

Moodle Link

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 50
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design in innovation: creation for adoption
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 50
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design in innovation: creation for adoption
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 50
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design in innovation: creation for adoption
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 50
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design in innovation: creation for adoption
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 50
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design in innovation: creation for adoption
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 50
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design in innovation: creation for adoption
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9   INJ218 
9-10    
10-11   INJ218 
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Jeudi, 8h - 10h: Cours INJ218

Jeudi, 10h - 12h: Exercice, TP INJ218

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