What skills and knowledge an MA Design Management graduate should have in order to be employable in the creative industries sector, in my opinion?

The historical development of design management teaches us that the main perspective in the new century is Design thinking, that the role of design are New business models, and last but not least the focus of Design Management are Creative organisations.

In my opinion an MA Design Management graduate should have not only strong knowledge and skills, but particularly Design Management know-how, connected especially with the know-how of the 21st century business model patterns.

Decision making in the software design: introduction to the theory of decisions

Recently I was invited to apply for the PhD project ‘Decision making in the software design process’ at the Eindhoven University of Technology.

In order to prepare for the possible second round of interview for the job, I’ll write my reviews of three books from the decision theory list – of the The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable and Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and that of Thinking, Fast and Slow with Daniel Kahneman.

Not least, I’ll also write a short review of the book Alan Turing: Enigma.

Masters thesis presentation

The masters thesis of this blog—titled Corporate Design Strategy and Branding: the role of Design Management in developing the Corporate Identity—was presented at the Faculty of Economics on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 11:00 CET in the small conference room P-201.

Design Profiles

In design we are able to name almost 40 career profiles.

Human resource expert and author, Roz Goldfarb, explains that not necessarily all of these profiles are from design schools, but they definitely have an important role to play in the design process.