497-405: Designing for Nicaragua

CRN
26748
Day / Time
Tuesday and Thursday 3:15pm-4:30pm
Instructor
Akshar Patel
Partner
FNE International

Description

The Design Solutions IPRO section will walk students through user-centered design through a 5 phase framework of design: Project Definition, Research & Analysis, Concept Development, Prototyping & Testing, and Pitching. The teams will work specifically with a stakeholder in Nicaragua and will gain access to community members to learn about life and the needs of the developing world. Students will explore various themes of sustainability, education, health, and much more. By the end of the semester, students will develop a working solution for a specific problem within the community. 

 

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