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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

IDES 432 Design Practice and Business Strategy

3 credits 45.0 hours
400 level undergraduate course

This course introduces the various modes of design practice and business strategy through discussion, lectures, and research. The following subjects are addressed: 1. Running a practice, 2. Legalities and contracts, 3. Publications/exhibitions, 4. Client interaction, 5. Job search, recruiters and directories, 6. Portfolios, 7. Networking (etiquette and strategy), 8. Work structure (internship, freelance, in-house etc.), and 9. Entrepreneurial and alternative practices. Visitors and field trips represent a broad spectrum of the design community including design shop owners, design curators from galleries or museums, industrial design entrepreneurs, and copyright lawyers.

Priority enrollment to Industrial Design majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.