Taught in tandem with D-Lab: Design, 2.722J/EC.720, this course places special focus on team capacity building and the communication skills critical to design leadership.
Multidisciplinary teams work on semester-long projects in collaboration with international organizations, field practitioners, and experts, building team and leadership skills used to address problems faced by underserved communities while implementing design, experimentation, and hands-on prototyping processes.
Topics covered include human-centered design, design for affordability and remote manufacturing, sustainability, and strategies for working effectively with international partners.
None. Limited to students in the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program.