Design Business Practices

DES 367


Keywords and Themes

Proposals
Business Planning
Client Relationships
Self Promotion
Cost Estimation
Project Management


Course Description

DEs 367: Design Business Practices

Introduction to multidisciplinary, team-based, problem-solving practices in communication design. Majors in art/graphic design and non-art majors enroll in this course to form interdisciplinary teams working on hypothetical projects or case studies in current business problems, issues, and trends. Emphasis is placed on strategic design and planning, creative process, project management, and studio management. Students demonstrate skills in research, conceptual development, persuasive writing and communication, negotiation, initiative, collaboration, and team dynamics. May be taken twice for credit. Maximum 8 credits. Open to non-majors with instructor’s consent. Prerequisites: for Non-Art majors, DES 100, DES 120, DES 200, DES 224, and DES 290; for Art majors, DES 225, DES 254, DES 200, and DES 210