Product Design and Development Course Calendar

 

Session # Class activity Key dates
1 Ch. 1, Introduction  
2 Ch. 4, Product Planning  
3 Market Research  
4 Project Control + MSP   
5 Ch. 5, Identifying Customer Needs  
6 Ch. 6, Product Specifications  
7 Ch. 5 & 6 completion Group formation and Project Proposal approved by the staff, Due at the end of Session 7
8 Hand Sketching Q&A  
9 PDD in one session  
10 Ch. 7 Concept generation Report One:
Market Study
Customer Needs
Product Specifications
11 Creativity  
12 Concept Generation + Staff Review Assignement 1: Project Control, due at the end of session 12
13 Concept Generation + Staff Review  
14 Ch. 8 Concept Selection Assignement 2: Hand sketches, due at the end of session 14
15 Ch 10. Product architecture  
16 Ch. 11. Industrial Design   
17 Peer Concept Review Half the teams will give short presentations of their concepts and their selection process, and demonstrate how they will tackle their key challenges.  
18 Peer Concept Review
Other half will give short presentations of their concepts and their selection process, and demonstrate how they will tackle their key challenges.
 
19 Ch. 12 Design for Environment  
20 Ch. 13 Design for Manufacturing Report 2:
Concepts
Concepts combinations
Selection Matrix
Final Concept
21 Ch. 16 Patents and Intellectual Property  
22 Poster Design, Photoshop, and Rendering Q&A  
23 Backup session  
24 Backup session  
25 Poster Presentation