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

DESN 630 Collaboration and Co-Design

1.5 credits 30.0 hours
600 level undergraduate course

This graduate seminar and workshop examines the theoretical underpinnings of effective collaboration and co-design within the contexts of organizations and communities relevant to designers working in several fields. With particular emphasis on the creation of successful consultant relationships between designers and their clients, the course explores such topics as systems thinking, facilitation and leadership, emotional intelligence and consulting dynamics, and co-design and participatory design frameworks. Through theoretical study combined with practical applications and tactics, students will gain an individualized understanding of how to better craft and maintain new collaborative relationships in the the context of their design practice.

Priority enrollment for Grad Design Programs
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course requires permission by the offering program office.