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DSN 430 - Leadership for Designers

5 Credits

Students will develop leadership skills through exploration of leadership theory and research-based best practices.  Using role plays, real life scenarios and case studies, students will apply leadership thinking and problem solving to design situations in the workplace. Students will learn how to engage with end users, effectively frame problems, identify potential solutions, and build prototypes to test assumptions and learn what works and does not work.

Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - DSN

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Evening
Designed to Serve BAS Integrated Design Students
Active Date 20190531T14:57:02

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Course Outline
Module 1: Discuss Design Business practices

Module 2: Discuss how to be an effective leader and identify leadership theory

Module 3: Research, interview and write about effective design leaders

Module 4: Role play leadership scenarios

Module 5: Students will develop and reflect their own leadership style and will evaluate their strengths and weaknesses 

Student Learning Outcomes
Formulate design ideas and processes using leadership theory and research based best practices.

Effectively lead a design meeting that replicates a real life workplace scenario.

Effectively manage teams resources  using project management principles

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