COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Design Project Management I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
DM 302
Spring
2
4
4
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to provide the background for students to conduct professional product/service design processes with an understanding of different aspects of these processes in relation to user needs, manufacturing criteria and marketing strategies.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to relate the knowledge and skills required in managing product/service design project effectively.
  • Student will be able to apply the creativity, user needs, production needs, and marketing focused design problem solving techniques.
  • Student will be able to provide the effectiveness of the product/service design process: to develop concept selection charts, to use the time planning tools, to manage the group activity.
  • Student will be able to relate the product/service design to corporate identity and image.
  • Student will be able to effectively communicate to transfer design ideas.
Course Description This course covers the practices directed towards the strategic management of a professional service/product design process by using the tools and techniques of product design and design management.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 I - Explanation: Course objectives and structure. Introduction and presentation for the Project I. Student Grouping. II - Inclass Study Syllabus. Research files.
2 I - II. - Findings draft presentations and discussions Announced submission requirements
3 I - QUIZ SUBMISSION (group). Project I requirements will be announced.
4 I - Proje II Individual Project Briefs. II - Design idea development. Service&System /Design idea sketches.
5 I - II - Design idea development. Service&System /Design idea sketches.
6 Service&System /Product design idea proposals. II - Service&System/Product design idea development. Presentation I requirements will be announced. Service&System /Design idea sketches.
7 I - JURY I: Service&System /Product design proposal (individual). II - Service&System /Product design development. Jury I requirements will be announced.
8 II - Service&System/Product design concept refinement. Announced submission requirements
9 I - Service&System/Product design refinement. II - 3D model development. Announced submission requirements
10 I - Service&System /Product design refinement. II - No Class Presentation II requirements will be announced.
11 I - JURY II: Advanced 3D model. II - 3D model refinement. Jury II requirements will be announced.
12 I - II - 3D model development and identity applications. Announced submission requirements
13 I - 3D physical model development. II - Advanced 3D physical model. Announced submission requirements
14 I - 3D physical model development. II - PROJECT SUBMISSON. Project requirements will be announced.
15 I - Semester Review. II - Makeup Course TBA
16 Final Exam/Exhibition TBA
Course Notes/Textbooks Papers and presentations related with the projects conducted during the semester.
Suggested Readings/Materials BOOKS: Boyle, G. (2003). Design Project Management. Hampshire, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. Bruce, M. and Bessant, J. (2002). Design in Business: Strategic Innovation through Design., Essex: Pearson Education Limited. Er, Ö., Er, H. A. and Manzakoğlu, B. T. (2010). TÜSİAD Rekabet Stratejileri Dizisi No:13: Tasarımı Yönetimi: Tanım, Kapsam ve Uygulama, TÜSİAD ve Sabancı Üniversitesi Rekabet Forumu, İstanbul. Julier, Guy (2014). The Culture of Design, 3rd ed. London: Sage Publications Ltd. Lockwood, Thomas and Walton, Thomas (2008). Building Design Strategy: Using Design to Achieve Key Business Objectives. Allworth Press. Martin, Roger, L. (2009). The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage. Harvard Business Review Press. Mozota, B.B. (2003). Design Management: Using Design to Build Brand Value and Corporate Innovation. Canada: Allworth Press. Rogers, Everett M. (2003). Diffusion of Innovations. Free Press. Ulrich, K., and Steven E. (2004). Product Design and Development, 3rd ed. New York, NY: McGrawHill. Verganti, R. (2009). Design-driven innovation: changing the rules of competition by radically innovating what things mean. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press. Vogel, C.M., Cagan, J., Boatwridght, P. (2005). The Design of Things to Come: How Ordinary People Create Extraordinary Products. , New Jersey: Wharton School Publishing. Walsh, V., Roy, R., Bruce, M. and Potter, S. (1992). Winning by Design, Technology, Product Design and International Competitiveness. Oxford, Basil: Blackwell. DERGİLER / JOURNALS: Business Week, Design Management Journal, Design Management Review, Harvard Business Review. WEB: www.aiga.org www.businessweek.com www.designcouncil.org www.dmi.org www.servicedesigntools.org NOTE: Textbooks, journal articles and other sources, that apply to the specific design problem that is set on the occasion, will be specified as necessary.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
20
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
40
Final Exam
-
-
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
-
-
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
2
17
Final Exams
-
-
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

X
2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

X
4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

X
6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

X
7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

X
9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest