The MS in Strategic Design & Management challenges students to understand business as an inherently creative human undertaking uniquely suited to confront the massive societal and economic shifts of the 21st century. The MS SDM program is situated at the cutting edge of historic changes in how value is understood and created at large through business management, and aims to continue to set the pace in an uncertain world.

Students learn to utilize Design Thinking (DT) methods within applied and contextual ethnographic/design research projects to develop strategies which can be articulated through business models, organizational innovations, and the redesign of both collective and individual cultures and mindsets.

Job Opening | Research Assistant for Christian Schneider

MS SDM faculty member Christian Schneider is looking for a research assistant for the areas below. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills, possibly with a related background or significant experience. You should be interested in working with Christian on one of the following areas: Access to education: Extending reach and inclusion through innovations…

Where do we go from here? Raz Godelnik’s Rethinking Corporate Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis

  The climate crisis is quickly becoming a defining issue for society and the corporate world in particular. Parsons Faculty Raz Godelnik’s new book Rethinking Corporate Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis – A Strategic Design Approach suggests this crisis calls for a transformational shift in companies’ approach to sustainability to ensure the future, not just of…

Tishman Center Student Award for Excellence

The Tishman Center is excited to announce a new opportunity that will provide student project or research support related to climate, environmental justice, sustainability or equity. Students from any discipline or college at The New School may apply.   Applications are due by September 30, 2021–Visit this page to learn more and to apply.

Christian Schneider | (New) Culture Codes

How do we understand ourselves as individuals and as a part of a group, and how do we re-define that after disruptions, such as the pandemic?   Read MS SDM Faculty Christian Schneider’s new Medium piece here, examining changing cultural codes in the workplace in the face of disruption, and the importance of healthy group…

Biodesign Sprint 2021

Biodesign Challenge and the Google Hardware Design Studio are partnering on a month-long design Sprint to explore better ways to reduce carbon, increase biodiversity, and bring positive change to both people and the environment. Biodesign Sprint 2021 invites students, professionals, hobbyists, and enthusiasts from across the globe to envision and create products that function in…

MS Faculty Koray Caliskan Wins 2021 Falling Walls Science Breakthrough Prize!

Congratulations to Associate Director of the MS SDM, Koray Caliskan, on his prize winning research on cryptocurrencies as a winner of the Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2021 in Social Sciences and Humanities!   See this exciting article published recently by The New School News to learn more about the project and to…

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Had a great conversation with @FarFlungPhil on his podcast #TheDeepDive, diving into my book - Rethinking Corporate Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis: A Strategic Design Approach. Thx Philip! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-77-sustainability-as-usual-is-dead-a/id1484558993?i=1000535514546 @TheNewSchool @parsonsdesign @SDSParsons @MSSDMParsons

Assistant Professor of Strategic Design & Management @godelnik's new book gives corporations a roadmap for how to approach sustainability in new and more effective ways.

Read more here https://bit.ly/3luBNBO and register for the book launch here! https://bit.ly/3Akjo0E

Join us online next Friday 09/24 for the book launch for faculty Raz @Godelnik’s "Rethinking Corporate Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis - A Strategic Design Approach.” In conversation with @jenvandermeer @maxinebedat @seshvee @asheen

Register: https://event.newschool.edu/debatingcorporatesustainability1

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