Dec 08, 2021
INTD 2020 - Professional Practice for Interior Design Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course covers the basic principles of operating an Interior Design business, planning for profit and growth, writing contracts, marketing, selling, and project management. These principles are applied through interactive role plays of increasing complexity.
Prerequisite(s): INTD 1020 and INTD 1040 with a grade of C or higher.
- Interior Design as a profession
- Interior Design business plan and a marketing plan
- legal contracts, ledgers, and other records
- project compensation and agreements
- profit and growth concepts
- Interior Design project management
- professional presentations
- multiple room designs
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- analyze Interior Design as a profession.
- write an Interior Design business and marketing plan.
- write an Interior Design binding contract.
- describe how profit and growth are achieved in an Interior Design business.
- apply project management concepts to Interior Design case studies.
- present Interior Design solutions.
- utilize various Interior Design presentation techniques.
- demonstrate Interior Design professional dress.
- explain the role of aesthetic elements in a design strategy.
- demonstrate the effective use of color as part of a design strategy.
- demonstrate Interior Design selling techniques.
- demonstrate selling techniques to resolve client objections.
- demonstrate ability to work within a budget.
- demonstrate knowledge of current realistic pricing.
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