University of Technology Sydney

41023 Early-stage Prototyping

Requisite(s): 48080 Introduction to Innovation AND 41027 The Enterprising Professional



This subject is designed to help students develop early-stage prototyping skills for product and service design, using design thinking methods. In teams, students frame customer problems to be solved and propose appropriate solutions. Students identify customer needs, apply creative product concept generation techniques, design services and the customer experiences, conduct financial analyses and design for the environment.

This subject provides a roadmap for product design. Using design thinking methods, students create prototypical products and services and a project design portfolio that can prepare them for success in other project-based work, in graduate employment or in startup ventures.

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