Feb 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TC 2030 - Collaborative Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course prepares students to be productive collaborators both in the workplace and in their everyday lives. It affords students the opportunity to learn and apply principles of small group communication. Specifically, students will gain knowledge of and experience in creative collaboration, group dynamics, and cross-functional teams. Students will be introduced to processes and tools that enable them to engage in purposeful conversations, create and advance a shared vision, build an effective team, and produce quality deliverables. (prereq: GS 1002 , GS 1003 , junior standing or instructor approval)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Communicate design ideas effectively 
  • Practice leadership skills
  • Apply creative methods of collaboration
  • Analyze personality and work style profiles
  • Develop a team assessment
  • Create a performance plan for another team member

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Foundations of collaboration
  • Understanding self and others 
  • Creating a cohesive group 
  • Creativity and innovation in collaboration
  • Group decision-making 
  • Group problem-solving techniques 
  • Negotiating conflict with group members 
  • Leadership and coaching 

Dr. Tammy Rice-Bailey

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