Professional Practice and Entrepreneurship

Parsons School of Design: Industrial Design

Non-Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Professional Practice

Spring 2021

Taught By: John-Michael Ekeblad and Tucker Viemeister

Section: A

CRN: 3175

Credits: 3

This course provides an overview of design services and principal structures for product/industrial designers including in-house, consultancy, freelance, and self-production. Fundamentals in business, entrepreneurship, and external funding models will be covered. Other areas include project planning and interfacing with various stakeholders. Students will be introduced to corporate, public and nonprofit realms. Emphasis is placed on understanding liability and indemnification as well as intellectual property rights and responsibilities.

Open to: MFA Industrial Design majors only. Co-requisite: PGIN 5201 Design Studio 4.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Industrial Design (PGIN)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 23

Add/Drop Deadline: February 8, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:30pm 3/3/2021 EST

Meeting Info::

Days: Wednesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 1/20/2021 - 5/5/2021