Academic Catalog

ID480 DESIGN MANAGEMENT

Course Code: 1250480
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Industrial Design
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr PINAR KAYGAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Tracing the scope and definitions of design management throughout the evolution of the discipline in both the global and the local contexts, exploration of the wider social and economic context in which design is practiced, organisational aspects of design management including different models of design management, forms of employment for industrial designers including a comparison of consultancy and in-house design teams, design briefs, significance of understanding the user and the context from the view point of the designer, interdisciplinary relations and teamwork in NPD processes, gender and the designers work