2020 Courses

  • Summer Session 2020 courses will be added throughout the winter.

Course description

This course focuses on how leaders in a variety of fields use design as a social change agent. It interweaves theories of leadership and creative problem-solving through case study examinations of a wide range of design innovations in technology, communication, business, education, medicine, human development and ecology. Students learn how design affects their daily lives from the person to the planet. Additional topics include nurturing creativity, visual communications, values-led entrepreneurship, and designing across cultures.

Outcome 1: Demonstrates a basic understanding of creative design process - information gathering, idea exploration, iterative feedback loops, prototyping and testing - and an awareness of key factors affecting creativity and teamwork (innovate in research, design or practice).

Outcome 2: Recognize design as both a leadership and strategic business planning tool with both tangible and intangible outcomes and impacts across a variety of stakeholders (apply multi-disciplinary perspective).

Outcome 3: Understand the concept of whole systems designing as an integrative system of leverage points, decision-making and impact (critical thinking).

Classes

Summer 2020: Ithaca campus

Section ID:COGST 1111 001-LEC
Number:1100
Class dates:July 13-31, 2020
Due date:Friday July 31, 9:30 AM - 12 PM / TBA (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 9:30 AM - 12 PM / TBA
Credit:3
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Ahmadi, N. (ne237)
Hollis, B. (rbh25)
Kolakowski, H. (haf3)
Max. enroll:50
Related:Cross-listed with DEA 1110 001-LEC
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.

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