“ ...design well-conceived and well-executed can enlighten us and contribute significantly to the general quality of our lives. As this belief becomes more and more accepted, design is increasingly being called on to address the major social, cultural, and business concern of our time. With this new set of opportunities and demands, the importance of the role of management in the world is increasingly becoming recognized… -Parsons School of Design ” Senior Project for Design Management Katherine Burdick’s
Introduction Self Evaluation Formal: Katherine Leigh Burdick Age : 17 Resides: Downtown, Saginaw, Michigan Favorites: Math, Art, Sports High School: Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy (S.A.S.A.) Accomplishments: Foreign Exchange, summer 2003 – Japan Awards –
Skills and Education High School (all in years) • (4) Math: • Algebra I & II • Geometry • Pre Calculus & Trigonometry • (2) Science: • Earth Science • Biology • (3)Language Arts & Literature: • World Literature • American Literature (2) • (3) Social Studies: • American History • World History • Government and Economy • (4) Art: • Art History • Studio • (4) Electives: • Yearbook (2) • German I & II, Dual Enrollment • Extra Curricular: • Ski Club (4) • Soccer (2) • Model United Nations (2) • National Art Honors Society(3)
Career Design and Management • Job Description . tell them what we mean to offer through visual communication watch over and direct the companies art department to fit the company’s appeal work to keep a specific looks or style under the company’s profile. • Description of Essential Duties/Abilities Required to Fulfill Job Title . be able to attract and sell the product to the consumer • know people. ethics . peoples perception of things. • know the workforce. the company, business industry . what to do, how to get somewhere, and get something done. • know art. identify the consumer specifically . visual communication. appeal is visually . understanding of elements of design and principals of organization.
This is a basic curriculum provided by the Parsons School of Design, NYC Further Education Parsons School of Design • Freshman Year • Critical Reading & Writing I & II Perspectives in World Art & Design I & I Foreign Language Design I & Design II Intro to Design & Management Design Technologies Seminar: Design in Everyday Experience Department Elective Total: 35 credits • Sophomore Year • Economics Foreign Language Mathematics/Statistics Marketing I Seminar: Innovation Design III Language of Design Production Topics in Design Problem Solving Liberal Arts Elective Department Elective Total: 35 credits • Junior Year • Design Research Methods Market Research Methods Design Project Lifecycle Managing Creative Projects & Teams Ethics History of Design (discipline-based) Design Studies elective or Intermediate Art History Seminar: Sustainable Design Internship Department Elective Liberal Arts Elective Total: 34 credits • Senior Year • Business Law International Business Strategic Management Financial Management Senior Seminar & Thesis Liberal Arts Elective Department Electives Total: 30 credits