Design Management (Online Short Course)
Design is the driving force behind the creative industries, new product development and innovation. But as a manager, how should you support and control creative processes? And develop a culture of creativity? This is the focus of this short, practical online course in Design Management.
In this course you will learn how to use design management skills in a range of practical contexts. Each week will start with a lively online workshop and discussion, followed by an individual assignment you will complete during the week by applying the skills to your current projects and situations. The following week the tutor will give personal feedback on your work, and introduce the next techniques and concepts.
By the end of this course you will have a better understanding of;
- The strategic value of design
- Service design and design thinking
- Managing design teams and fostering a design culture
- Managing clients and design projects
Who is Design Management (Online) for
This beginner course will be beneficial for designers, creatives, brand managers, and entrepreneurs. It is also an excellent fit for individuals who are new to the creative sector or who aspire to work in it, and want to get up to speed quickly.
Please note: This course is for students ages 18 and over
Why choose an LCC Online Short Course
Our online learning short courses allow you to experience London College of Communication wherever you are in the world. Additionally all LCC Online Short Courses include;
- Live sessions with expert
- Lesson recordings
- Practical assignments
- Personal feedback
- VLE with course content
- Forums for support
- 3 months online access
- LCC Certificate upon completion
Further details about this course and others offered at LCC can be found here or you can check the Online Short Courses FAQ page for more details about how the courses are delivered
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here
Mo-Ling Chui is the course director for BA (Hons) Design Management and Cultures at London College of Communication, UAL, as well as a creative strategist, consultant, facilitator, project manager, and curator with over 15 years of creating, managing and delivering diverse projects.
Mo-Ling has also developed and led teams as a creative director for experiential agencies Momentum (McCann Erickson) in China and the BrandLIVE group in Canada. Here she gained expertise in designing and managing large-scale cultural and corporate pavilions (Olympics and World Expos), activation campaigns, mounting public participatory projects and strategically orienting brands to new and Chinese markets. In the past few years Mo-Ling has been developing human-centred research and consultancy experience in strategic, and service-oriented design and design thinking/doing for education, transformation and innovation; she is an associate at Current.works.
Mo-Ling graduated from London College of Printing in 2002 with an MA in Interactive multimedia design, studied at SOAS in Eastern Religions and BA International Relations majoring in Asian and cultural studies from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Her own research and creative practice explores themes of shifting and emerging cultural/ digital identities, creativity pedagogy, design competencies; ethnography and design thinking/doing; contemporary Chinese and Asian creativity, design, social innovation and cultural insight.
Phillippa Rose has been a service designer and facilitator since 2005, working one:one and with small groups on research, problem solving and strategic visioning to help organisations become more agile, adapt for the future and become genuinely user driven.
Clients have ranged from niche brands Animal and Nkuku, through to fast growing technology company Blur Group, various government departments and The Open Data Institute. Most recently Phillippa has been working with The App Business and The Met Office leading on user research for their 2016 weather App. She also enjoys teaching on the MA Service Experience Design and Innovation course, the BA Design Management and Cultures course, and is contributing to the forthcoming This is Service Design Doing book.