Nov 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog 
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDI 532 - Professional Practice/Portfolio

This course examines the practice of Interior Architecture and business components necessary to engage the profession. Various types of design firms are discussed from small residential / commercial to large global design firms. The course carefully examines leadership, professional ethics, project management, financial management, client management, marketing and business development as well as strategies for collaborating in teams and team building techniques. Current issues confronting the professional such as licensure, professional organizations, and community service are discussed. The development of a professional design portfolio is also major focus of this course. Continuing education and lifelong learning will also be emphasized and the importance for a designer to always remain current with theory and technology in the delivery of design solutions. 

Credits: 3