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Project Management and Planning for Design Projects

Syllabus Details
Project Management and Planning for Design Projects is an activity-based syllabus that teaches students how to successfully plan and manage a project, work in teams, and collaborate with others. Each activity contains a small task within so students are learning and refining their skills as they complete each task. Each activity also contains student guides to use in order to learn the technical skills required to complete each task.
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Syllabus Author
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Syllabus Timing
Total Hour(s)
10
Syllabus Overview
Syllabus Units
2 hours

Unit 1: Project management and planning

Most jobs in the design world require teamwork and will use project management and planning tools to ensure successful project deliver, especially to clients. In order for students to learn these important skills, use this unit to introduce the concepts and best practices used for project planning, production phases, project management and working in teams. 

Unit Activities

  1. Lesson Plan Posted on 11/11/13 By {authorname}
  2. Lesson Plan Posted on 11/11/13 By {authorname}
4 hours

Unit 2: Project review and communication

Revision is an important part of the design process and many designers can benefit from continually reviewing ones work to ensure high quality outcomes. Some ways of doing this include peer review, a formal review and redesign process, and conducting focus groups. In this unit, students are introduced to guidelines for how to participate in peer review, how to engage in a formal review and redesign process, and introduced to general tips for conducting focus groups.

Unit Activities

  1. Lesson Plan Posted on 11/11/13 By {authorname}
  2. Lesson Plan Posted on 11/11/13 By {authorname}
  3. Lesson Plan Posted on 11/11/13 By {authorname}
4 hours

Unit 3: Presenting projects

The ability for a designer to be able to present design projects is an important skill to have. Presentations can take many forms and be made to a variety of audiences. Use this unit to teach your students how to communicate clearly and guidelines for effective presentations to teammates, groups, and clients. Students will also be introduced to reflection papers and how they can be used to reflect on the process of creating design projects.

Unit Activities

  1. Lesson Plan Posted on 11/11/13 By {authorname}
  2. Lesson Plan Posted on 11/11/13 By {authorname}
All Comments (1)

David Conover

This syllabus will be quite useful for me in my classroom since I run in my classroom as though it is a creative agency.

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