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Bringing together design thinking, management, and applied social sciences, the graduate program in Strategic Design and Management at Parsons responds to the need for businesses and organizations across sectors to address complex 21st-century economic, environmental, and social challenges. Partnering with internationally renowned Parsons School of Design and its students is a coveted opportunity for external partners with a heightened relevance for our future. The MS SDM Program offers a diverse range of robust engagement opportunities to leverage our talented and diverse pool of design strategists ready and able to engage with you. Engagement opportunities include:



Visit the Our Partners page for examples of the work our students achieve in partnership with industry leaders like yourselves, or visit the FAQs page to learn more about partnering with the MS SDM.


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Areas of Investigation

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MS Partnership Contacts

Edward Cardimona | Instructor

Michele Kahane | Director




Other External Partnership opportunities Across Parsons/The New School.

 In addition to partnerships with Strategic Design and Management, the school offers opportunities for engagement across Parsons School of Design as well as The New School university eco-system, bringing in multiple departments to build robust interdisciplinary teams to deeply address a given challenge. To learn more about these opportunities contact:


Deborah Gibb | VP Corporate Partnerships