Exploring Design Management

Enhance collaboration between design and business to improve design effectiveness
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 29 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Design management is a multifaceted field that brings together design thinking and business thinking to create and continuously improve products, services, and experiences. So how do design management professionals effectively facilitate and manage the design process and help meet the goals of an organization? Moreover, what skills and dispositions does one need to be a successful Art Director, Design Strategist, Design Director, or general Art Manager? If these questions are intriguing to you and you would like to learn more about design management, then this course is for you!

Through media and multimedia presentations, you will become familiar with the field of design management and some of the roles and responsibilities of design management professionals. Throughout this course, you will consider how you can incorporate new design management ideas into your own professional, or future professional, career. This course provides an overview of design management topics including design methodologies, innovation, managing the design process, and designing a business model.

What are the requirements?

  • Interest in learning more about the design management process
  • No previous design or management experience necessary—just an openness to learn more about the design management process

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Explore opportunities in the design management field
  • Become familiar with professional design management organizations and networking
  • Examine design management employment and career trends
  • Integrate design management principles in your professional role

What is the target audience?

  • Professionals from all backgrounds who want to learn more about design and how to incorporate design management in their workplace
  • Anyone who is considering a future design management career
  • Anyone looking to learn basic design management concepts
  • Anyone interested in design management

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Curriculum

Section 1: Exploring Design Management
Welcome and Course Guidelines
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Section 2: Welcome to the Course
02:30

Welcome to this exciting course about the field of Design Management!

Resource Suggestions
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Discussion Prompt
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Section 3: Welcome to the Field
Voices From the Field
Article
Resource Suggestions
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Discussion Prompt
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Section 4: Making Connections
02:53

View this video presentation on connections and resources for making connections in design management

Resource Suggestions
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Discussion Prompt
Article
Section 5: Understanding Design and Design Methodologies
02:51

View this video overview of design methodologies and the stages of the Double Diamond design process (e.g., Discover, Design, Develop).

Resource Suggestions
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Discussion Prompt
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Section 6: Innovation and Design for Innovation
03:48

This video introduces the topic of design-driven innovation, gives a brief overview of sources and types of innovation, and discusses how design-driven innovations can improve quality of life.

Resource Suggestions
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Discussion Prompt
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Section 7: Managing the Design Process and Team
03:32

This video presents a quick overview of all the factors that need to be taken into consideration to effectively manage the design process.

Resource Suggestions
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Discussion Prompt
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Section 8: Designing a Business Model
03:48

This video introduces business models with a discussion of how business models are rapidly changing and how designing for innovation can help create new business models or even new markets.

Resource Suggestions
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Discussion Prompt
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Section 9: Further Exploration
00:49

Use this information to find out more about the Design Management Certificate program!

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Laureate Design Universities help prepare students for global careers in fields that seek creative thinkers. Through a career-focused academic approach featuring innovative curricula and online learning opportunities, students are provided with unique experiences and international perspectives that will help them succeed as creative professionals and global citizens. The universities that form this group are connected through integrated programs, visiting faculty, collaborative projects, and strong industry relationships. They are part of the Laureate International Universities network.

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