“It’s all about the process,” says Warren Seering, a professor of mechanical engineering. He’s referring to his spring class, Course 2.739 (Product Design and Development). “We want 2.739 students to leave with a set of methods readily available to them to use at whatever stage they are at in the development process,” he says. “This is their introduction to a much more structured approach to developing new products.” The students experience that structure first-hand as they design and develop a new product throughout the semester in teams of six to eight. Each team consists of at least one engineering student, one MIT Sloan School of Management student, and one student from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) — which partners with MIT for the class. Continue reading on MIT News.
Product Design and Development class partners with MIT Sloan and RISD
June 9, 2014