Free online course on creation of artifacts by UPenn

Free online course on creation of artifacts


University of Pennsylvania and coursera offers an online course on creation of artifacts. The course helps the students combine fundamental concepts with hands-on design challenges to become a better designer.

About the course:
This is a course aimed at making you a better designer. The course marries theory and practice, as both are valuable in improving design performance. Lectures and readings will lay out the fundamental concepts that underpin design as a human activity.
Weekly design challenges test your ability to apply those ideas to solve real problems. The course is deliberately broad - spanning all domains of design, including architecture, graphics, services, apparel, engineered goods, and products.

Course Syllabus:

  • Week 1: The Design Process
  • Week 2: User Needs
  • Week 3: Decomposition of User Needs
  • Week 4: Concept Selection
  • Week 5: Concept Testing
  • Week 6: Aesthetics in Design
  • Week 7: Brands
  • Week 8: Introduction to Supply Chain and Costing

Duration: 8 weeks of study

Timings: 5 to 10 hours of work / week.

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