Building and scaling capabilities
Understanding the role, position and stakeholders of design in the organisation is crucial to a design manager. Only then can he or she effectively manage and lead design within an organisation. Some of the topics covered in this module include:
Know the potential position and role of design within an organisation.
Identify all relevant stakeholders and the different types of relationships, stakes and interactions in order to improve the impact of the design function.
Show understanding of how to make progress in a corporate environment.
Drive the long-term development of the design function, while managing the day-to-day resources and delivery.