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Design Management (Online Short Course)

Design Management (Online Short Course)

College
London College of Communication
Taught by
Megha Wadhawan, Phillippa Rose

Description


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.

Course Outcomes
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.

Level: Beginner

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

Tutor Description


Megha Wadhawan is a service designer whose work brings real people into the heart of services. She’s facilitated workshops and trainings on service design and design research for organisations such as Ustwo. She co-authored the DIYToolkit for Nesta with STBY, taught at Ravensbourne University, University of Bath & University of York as well as mentored for the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme. An active member of London’s service design community, she is the co-founder of the London chapter of the Global Service & Sustainability Jams since 2010 and has worked on issues such as scaling up clean energy, and the empowerment of girls in India.

Her clients include Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Square, Nesta, Nike Foundation, Rockefeller foundation, Forum for the future & Lloyds Banking Group. She has also founded an art gallery, developed start-ups and lived in eight cities across two continents.

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.

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