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Unit of Study DSGN1004 Design Management and Communication (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

explain management processes and related concepts as they apply in the design and technology industries

discuss the roles of Standards Australia, Innovation Australia and IP Australia

analyse the advantages and disadvantages of a range of communication forms used in the design and technology industries

outline the criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of communication

demonstrate skill in a range of techniques used to visualise design solutions including the use of graphic software to communicate design ideas and solutions effectively

critically reflect on the application of design communication such as graphics and CAD/Modelling software to support projects in the Design and Technology course.

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