DMA 105 Project Management Fundamental Digital Media Art • 5 Cr.


Provides students with practical experience working on collaborative teams while applying design principles and processes. Small teams will be taught to work together to carry a design solution through the cycle of pre-production including steps such as working with clients, creating design documents, making pitches, drafting contingency plans and budgeting.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Collaborate successfully as a team member
  • Represent themselves professionally and with confidence
  • Plan, execute and revise projects in specific discipline areas
  • Estimate time and resources for each phase of the project
  • Identify critical path failure and develop contingency plans
  • Identify the role of various professionals in their specific field
  • Outline effective client communication practices (e.g., conduct needs analysis, schedule reviews)
  • Identify learning strategies for self-directed learning – assess own knowledge gaps, locate resources to address gaps, self-motivate, schedule time productively, etc.
  • Recognize and offer constructive criticism, and exhibit continual growth based on feedback and performance evaluation