ARCH 416 - INNOV.DESIGN & CONST. INDUSTRY
Long Title: INNOVATION IN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Process innovation in the design and construction industries is far too rare. Even with access to powerful tools such as CADD and the Internet, many opportunities for process improvement are overlooked and problems are repeatedly ignored. Within this course, cross-discipline project teams will use contemporary business tools to evaluate longstanding industry practices and develop ideas for process innovation. At the end of the semester, students will present innovation concepts to members of the Project Delivery Innovation Forum, a group of industry leaders that may select student ideas for further research on real projects. Space is limited and registration does not guarantee a space in this course. The final course roster is formulated on the first day class by the individual instructor. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 616. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 416 if student has credit for ARCH 616.