CE1. Analyse objects, communications and habitable spaces to detect design problems, offer alternative solutions and assess the social, technological and economic viability.
CE1.2. Analyse objects, graphic communications and spaces as industrial products or services, distinguishing and assessing their innovative contributions.
CE1.3. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of each product in relation to the foreseeable manufacturing costs and their possible impact on the market.
CE1.4. Put forward alternative solutions to improve the specifications of a design, adjust its production costs and adapt its market insertion.
CE7. Show understanding of basic knowledge with regard to materials and their qualities, and to manufacturing processes and costs.
CE7.2. Estimate the industrial costs of the materials and manufacturing processes on the basis of relevant information sources.
CE8. Show understanding of the basic knowledge of the sciences and auxiliary disciplines of the design project, such as anthropometry and the physiology of human perception, ergonomics, usage assessment methods, market research, prospection techniques, etc.
CE8.2. Use basic market research terminology and analysis methodology, usability analysis methods and prospection techniques to interpret reports and enter into dialogue with specialists.
CE8.3. Use some of the basic market research concepts, usability analysis methods and prospection techniques in the formulation of design programmes.
CE13. Plan, organise, manage and administer the development of design projects, both within the sphere of self-employed professional work and of business or institutional organisations.
CE13.1. Plan and organise a design project, establishing objectives, timeline of phases and deliveries and defining the participating agents or collaborators in the process.
CE14. Formulate and structure a business plan aimed at the development of products or companies and assess its viability.
CE15. Show knowledge of the legal framework in which design activities are conducted: contracting models, registration of patents, trademarks, copyright, etc.
CE15.1. Discern types of design services contracting, describe their characteristics and identify the sectors in which each type is most frequent.
CE15.2. Analyse the legal framework of copyright available to the designer and the protection of designs.
CE15.3. Recognise the type of register to which each design type would belong.
CT1. Spoken and written skill in the native language and in other languages such as English that will enable you to work in an international setting.
CT2. Draft professional reports and academic works.
CT6. Ability to work as part of a team and aptitude for dialogue with the different agents and disciplines that may take part in the development of a design project.
CT7. Ability to coordinate, manage and lead work groups around a design project or where design plays a key role.
CT8. Initiative and entrepreneurial spirit.
CT11. Ability to adapt to the national and international professional environment and, in particular, to the technological, social and economic changes that occur.
CT16. Show possession of ethical values and principles inherent in the profession.
CT18. Ability to self-manage the development of a professional pathway.