- Schedule of Classes - June 25, 2020 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 25, 2020 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
This engaged learning course builds on AEM 3110/AEM 5110/NBA 5180 Design & Innovation by providing students with an opportunity to apply lessons and theories of design research, process and strategy to a client-based project. Serving as a Grand Challenge capstone course, the class will work with a social enterprise client, and under that rubric, the class will tackle issues and challenges such as new product, service or business model development; organizational structure and growth; and external threats and opportunities. Working in multidisciplinary teams with real deadlines and deliverables with an external partner, students will use a design toolkit and mindset for creative problem solving specifically related to a Grand Challenge. This collaboration will allow students to immerse themselves in a professional setting in which they will be exposed to the relevant industry and players, explore business opportunities, and develop innovative concepts and propose solutions.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: AEM 3110, AEM 5110 or relevant coursework/experience.
Course Attribute (CU-CEL)
- Students will be able to apply qualitative and ethnographic design research techniques in a client-based project.
- Students will be able to hone visualization and storytelling methods to synthesize and communicate data and concepts.
- Students will be able to use the iterative process for problem solving: generating, testing, and refining ideas, products, business models, etc.
- Students will be able to practice working collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.
- Students will be able to model innovative concepts at the intersection of design and business.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Opt NoAud(Letter or S/U grades (no audit))
Class Number & Section Details
- RWarren Hall 113
- Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
Prerequisites: AEM 3110/5110 or relevant coursework/experience.
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