GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2010
This term's information was last refreshed on 08 MAY 2015 15:47:51.
Courses taught by Richard Jennings
07407: Managing the Design Project (PRO 0740700)
Lecture - 4 credits
Thursday 1:00 - 4:00 Gund - Gropius
Lecture course for 4 credits covering the management of projects. Pedagogical objectives include introduction to project management and leadership, project start up, owner/client relationships, project scoping, scheduling and budgeting, financial management of projects, design service fees and delivery, percent complete determinations, introduction to traditional project delivery approaches and alternate project delivery approaches, including bridging, fast-track, and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD); covers understanding and coalescing owner/client/designer/contractor relationships, design and construction processes, project risks and mitigation, life cycle costing, project close-out, commissioning, post-occupancy surveys, and other project management topics. Vital for MDesS Real Estate & Project Management and MArch students. Also valuable to students of Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, and others who want to increase their project management education and skills. The course is comprised of lectures, case studies and team project assignments. Expert guest speakers address specific topics. This course complements other real estate and project management, and professional practice-related courses offered at the GSD.
09304: Independent Thesis for the Degree Master in Design Studies (ADV 0930400)
Research Seminar - 8 credits
A student who selects this independent thesis for the degree Master in Design Studies pursues independent research of relevance to the selected course of study within the Master in Design Studies program, under the direction of a GSD faculty member. This option precludes taking any other independent study.