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

Description

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. Prerequisite: DMA 100 and 103 at BC with a C- or better, or instructor permission. Recommended that students be in third quarter of enrollment or later.

Description starting Summer 2020

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.

Outcomes

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

Offered