2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Advanced Studies in Design and Innovation Management

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Program Requirements

Advanced Studies in Design and Innovation Management, Graduate Certificate Checksheet


  • Certificate Courses
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Advanced Studies in Design and Innovation Management?

Responding to industry trends, Ferris State University's College of Business Graduate Programs has created graduate-level advanced studies certificates. These four course sequences can be used to obtain stand-alone certificates or as emphasis areas leading to a Master of Business Administration.

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Design and Innovation Management equips professionals to leverage design thinking as a change agent that enhances the organizational effectiveness of any business, in any industry. Through a blend of individual and collaborative learning experiences, students develop a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which the method, measure, and language of design drive the practice of business and the process of innovation, and emerge as leaders capable of building a thriving culture of innovation within organizations. (This certificate is offered at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan)

More Information

College of Business Graduate Programs
119 South Street, BUS 212B
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2434
Phone: 231-591-2168
Or: http://www.kcad.edu/programs/graduate/design-and-innovation-management-certificate/

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Required Courses - 12 Credits

KDES 650
KDES 651
KDES 750
KDES 751