Course description

Designing Human-Centered, Healthy and Hospitable Environments is a three-week course examining design innovations and some impacts on management/operations in hospitality, communication, business, healthcare, and senior housing. During this course students will learn how design impacts organizations and every aspect of daily life. Using case studies, familiar examples, and interactions with a variety of leaders from design, healthcare and hospitality fields, students will engage with design thinking and explore new career pathways.

Outcome 1: Understand the relationship between health, hospitality, and design.

Outcome 2: Identify characteristics of service design.

Outcome 3: Commit to design excellence and socially responsible design.

Outcome 4: Explain basic ideas involved with the process of “design thinking”.

Outcome 5: Describe some ways hospitality ideas can improve the design of services in healthcare.

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Previously offered classes

Summer 2022: Online course

Nooshin Ahmadi
Nooshin Ahmadi
Architect and researcher, Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University
Robert Brooke Hollis
Robert Brooke Hollis
Professor of the Practice in Policy Analysis & Management, Executive Director, Sloan Program and the Institute for Healthy Futures, Cornell University
Heather Kolakowski
Heather Kolakowski
Lecturer, Operations, Technology and Information Management, Cornell University
Section ID:COGST 1112 001-LEC
Session:Summer 3-week 3
Class dates:July 11-29, 2022
Final exam/project due:Friday July 29, 9 AM - 12 PM / Online (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 9 AM - 12 PM / Online
Mode of instruction:Online learning
Grade:Graded only
Instructor:Ahmadi, N. (ne237)
Hollis, B. (rbh25)
Kolakowski, H. (haf3)
Max. enroll:20

Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

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The application deadline for this program has passed. No further applications for this course will be accepted.

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This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.