Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society

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  • 6 Sequences
  • Introductive Level
  • Subtitles in Spanish, Portuguese

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Week #1: Introduction to Design
    This module was designed to introduce you to the design process and to reinforce the critical role that user needs play in good design. You'll learn that design is conceiving and giving form to artifacts that solve problems, and also how to recognize and ident...
  • Week 2 - Week #2: Customer Needs and Drawing Solutions
    In this module, you'll deliver your customer needs and learn the basic principles of drawing for product design: a necessary skill for any designer. The module begins with another peer review, this time on customer needs. This assignment requires you to conduc...
  • Week 3 - Week #3: Design Concepts
    The goal of this module is to move from defining the problem to designing a solution. You'll begin by learning about the exploration phase, and you will exit this phase with a number of design concepts for peer review. You'll also learn how to decompose a des...
  • Week 4 - Week #4: Concept Selection and Prototyping
    This module was created to help you understand the selection process so that you can choose one design for prototyping. You'll learn key techniques for evaluating your design concepts, including the selection matrix, and the scoring matrix. And once you've sel...
  • Week 5 - Week #5: Aesthetics
    Now that you’ve identified what concept you want to explore, this module will explore the aesthetics of design so that you can refine your prototypes to be as aesthetically pleasing as possible. You'll learn how aesthetics are used in design, and how they mot...
  • Week 6 - Week #6: Final Project Submission
    In this module, you will submit your final project for review. You'll then evaluate the work of five (5) of your peers and receive feedback which you can use for the next iteration of your design. By the end of this module, you will have created a reasonable p...

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Karl T. Ulrich
Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Wharton School

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn), founded in 1740, is a private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and considers itself the first university in the United States to offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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