We engaged with designers that did an MBA and asked them if they felt that it had the right return on investment, if it allowed them to evolve in their careers the way they somehow expected, planned. While all that did an MBA expressed that it was important, fundamental to their professional career, none of […]
Why the focus on formally trained designers?
For the purpose of the PhD research, we decided to focus on academically trained designers as a definition of designer. The existence of design as an academic degree justifies the original inquiry ‘why aren’t there more designers in the c-suite of F50’. While design training is a growing trend among large corporations, executives have training […]