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MDM Courses

mdm Courses

Coursework explores emerging innovation methods, market insight, and human-centered design while actively mixing theory and hands-on applications. A cohort of experienced students brings current issues into class discussions. Small class sizes facilitate frequent contact and collaboration among classmates and faculty members.

Design-Led Innovation

Courses cover the basics and current practices of design in an organizational context.

Analysis + Synthesis in Design
Principles and Methods of Understanding Stakeholders
Modes of Human Experience
Evidence Based Design

Strategic Thinking Methods

Courses cover systems thinking and contemporary influences in strategic design.

Systems and Systems Theory
Behavior Design
Business Models and Value Webs
Innovation Frontiers

Leadership and Activation

Courses cover how design and powerful ideas of change create impact across organizations.

Adaptive Leadership
Implementing Innovation
Strategic Communication
Plausible and Responsible Futures