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 3000
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Technologies
This course explores classic texts on entrepreneurship and innovation, while also considering the role of the artist and design as an agent of change, and the nature and promise of technology in the creation of our possible future(s). Using a design thinking approach that stresses participation, iteration, and integration, the course lectures, readings, discussions, exercises, and projects will address topics like users, process, place, diffusion, and intellectual property along with tools like brainstorming, prototyping, scenario planning, and positioning. By the end of the course, students will be familiar with the fundamental tools needed to innovate in any context. Note: PSDS 3000 and 3001 must be taken together in order to qualifiy for credit.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All School of Design Strategies upper-level undergraduate degree students; other upper-level students with permission of BBA in Strategic Design and Management program. Co-requisite(s): PSDS 3001 Innovation: Discussion.


Open to Undergraduate students.


Not open to Freshman students.