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APDZ 331 Managing Creativity & Innovation

5 credits
The unique role of the manager who is responsible for creation and design is examined. Particular attention is paid to the skills needed to lead a team of creative professionals.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BTAD Program.
Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify and describe major design paradigm shifts
  • Describe the creative process and the concept development process
  • Describe theoretical frameworks of organizational behavior
  • Analyze and synthesize how applying organizational behavior frameworks contribute to the sustainability and success of organizations
  • Describe how personality types influence productivity and performance in organizations
  • Recommend group leadership and management techniques that allow for creativity and innovation
  • Develop and practice effective roles in team collaboration and leadership
  • Give examples of how schedules, budgets and product quality are inter-related