The First Level Academic Diploma in “Social Innovation Design” is aimed at creating a new generation of creative leaders able to understand and manage the increasing social challenges of our era.

In recent years, investments in new models aimed at accelerating innovation and private and institutional funding in the social field and third sector have created the need for a growing number of professionals able to operate successfully in these contexts.

Students will acquire useful skills in order to activate and manage innovation and change processes based on the intersection of design, social innovation, and management. Through the study of the evolution of social sciences, they’ll develop critical thinking necessary to identify, analyze and tackle current social challenges, pinpointing the actors to be involved in the change process.

Within this approach, design act as the necessary tool in order to devise strategies aimed at generating and coordinating innovation within public entities, companies, third sector and individuals for the shared solution of social, economic and environmental challenges. The course is also characterized by lessons aimed at building the foundations of culture and analysis of social and economic processes and of the functioning models of companies and organizations.

The acquisition of contemporary tools for economic analysis and business management is essential for the effective implementation and management of innovative processes. The course combines theoretical and conceptual lessons with application disciplines developed through exercises and innovative projects carried out in collaboration with national and international partners.

 

INNOVATION DESIGN DEPARTMENT

I level Academic Diploma in Design (DIPL01) Specialization in Innovation Design

Seat: Turin Language: Italian

Three-year course syllabus

Academic science sector

Subject area

basic educational activities

 
 

Sociology and anthropology of design

  • Sociology and anthropology of design
  • Cultural anthropology
  • Sociology of design

History and culture of design

History and criticisms of contemporary design

Design and communication psychology

Design and communication psychology

Computer and multimedia techniques

Basic computer science

History and culture of fashion

Art history

   

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36 CREDITS

   

characterizing educational activities

 
 

Systems design

  • Systems analysis
  • Systems design
  • Product system design
  • Design of services
  • Process innovation
 

Design methodology

  • Design elements
  • Methodology
  • Design methodology
 

Economics and Business Management

  • Economics and Business Management
  • Industrial economics
  • Business organization
  • Project management
  • Design management

Environmental design

Environmental design

Basic design

Basic design

CFA

84 CREDITS

other educational activities  

Computer and multimedia techniques

Digital image processing

Communication techniques and languages

Communication strategies

Economics and fashion marketing

Economics and fashion marketing

Production technologies

Technological innovation

Economics and Business Management

Business organization

Systems design

Typological innovation

  Management of professional activity
  • Management of professional activity
  • Profession organization and management

CFA

33 CREDITS

English language

 

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4 CREDITS

Self-chosen activities

 

CFA

9 CREDITS

Internship

 

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9 CREDITS

Thesis

 

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5 CREDITS

 

total CREDITS 180