PDES 3701/5701 Creativity, Idea Generation and Innovation

This class is an introduction to early stage design methods including a variety of creativity and idea generation tools. There is an emphasis on innovative product concept development. In weeks of lecture, students learn a toolset and apply it to an ongoing project. Work is documented on a blog and in a notebook. We also visit a different industry every other week to see how they innovate Barry Kudrowiz (barryk) is the course instructor.

This class is required for the product design minors.

Thurs in Bruininks Hall 114, 230-515pm, Fall, 3 credits