This course has been designed aiming at entrepreneurs in the design industry with ambitions to apply their creative and analytical skills to business and social contexts. You will explore and analyse business models, spanning from small and local to multinational corporations and social enterprises, preparing you to respond to the demands and contemporary challenges of the global design industry. Students who choose this course usually have a good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications, such as Photoshop, Acrobat and InDesign, and will develop these technical skills to an advanced level.
DMU’s extensive choice of optional modules mean that this course can be tailored to suit you and widen your knowledge on areas ranging from communication and commerce in global fashion markets, to the display, interpretation, and conservation aspects of museum and exhibition design.
With DMU, you will discover design management and design thinking, and gain a thorough understanding of brand management. You will be taught how to examine the role of design in service industries, and develop your business planning skills with an awareness of international markets. You can also further your understanding of marketing, web presence and in-store retail design and explore creative solutions to the major sustainability issues within the industry.
Throughout the course teaching staff will empower and support you to challenge conventions, experiment boldly, and take risks. We will help you to develop new ways of thinking about design and prepare you to embrace a high level of executive responsibility in any design, creative or digital media technology business.