Innovation: Lecture
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Design Strategies
Department: Design Strategies
Course Number: PSDS 2000
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Innovation
  • Social Sciences
Description:
What makes something truly new or original? How do you spot opportunities to create new things, services or experiences? How do you determine whether a specific innovation is actually a good thing? What is the history of innovation and how may innovative ideas and practices become integrated into cultural practices? This course explores classic texts on entrepreneurship and innovation, while placing special focus on the role of artists and designers as agents of change, and the nature and promise of technology in the creation of our possible future(s). Lecture/Discussion Section note: PSDS 2000 and 2001 must be taken together in order to qualify for credit.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All School of Design Strategies undergraduate degree students; others by permission of BBA in Design and Management program. Co-requisite(s): PSDS 2001
Restrictions:

Level

Open to Undergraduate students.