GRA331 Design Management
[2–2, 3 cr.]
This course aims to develop strategic management skills with a focus on the role of design in the creation and management of strategic and sustainable business practices. Classes are structured to replicate real- world industry scenarios providing a hands-on experience in designing, managing, and improving design- intensive and creative firms. The course integrates research with design-centered studio work. Perspectives on business, operations, sustainability, management, leadership, entrepreneurship, design innovation, and design research are explored. Students develop their capacity to inspire and lead creative teams.
Pre-requisite: FND281 Design Culture