Regulatory and Ethical Contexts
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Level: Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
Department: Strategic Design & Mgmt
Course Number: PGDM 5150
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus, Online
Permission Required: Yes
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Design
This course exposes students to new information technologies as products and production modes in their own right. Course topics include the eclectic and diversified public, private, and mixed governance structures for Intellectual Property Protection, Security, Privacy, as well as regulatory practices of firms. The regime is transforming, with new rules and expectations; astute managers of design-intensive firms must learn how to act expediently and effectively on behalf of their clients in a quickly shifting environment. Students will learn how to navigate this environment via case studies, role play, and mock court trials.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: MS in Strategic Design and Management majors only; others by permission of MS in Strategic Design and Management program.


Open to Business of Design students.

Open to Strategic Design & Management students.