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LWIT BTAD: Future Design Lab Vision

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LWIT BTAD: Future Design Lab Vision

  1. 1. INNOVATION STRATEGIESA Student Vision for BTAD Success
  2. 2. PART ONE:OUR PROGRAM
  3. 3. BTAD Program•  Accreditation •  Sets standard for 4-year Bachelor programs•  Experienced Faculty •  Masters, Doctoral Degrees, and Industry Experience•  Designed to: •  Collaborative Learning Environment •  Enhances Existing Technical Skills •  Provides Management Skills •  Entrepreneurship Skills
  4. 4. BTAD Program•  Diverse Student Population •  Creative and Technical Professionals •  Engineering •  Architecture •  MMDP (Video, Web, Graphics, Gaming) •  Award-Winning Design Solutions (ASEE)
  5. 5. Outlook for the Future•  Approximately 35 Current Students•  50-60 Students Within 3 Years•  Industry Trends•  Employment Trends•  Design Degree is New Business Degree•  Future Employment will be Multi-Faceted •  At Work •  Telecommute •  Self-Employment
  6. 6. What’s Next for BTAD?•  The Real Question: How does the program facilitate those changes? •  How do educators keep up with technology? •  What new skills are required for today’s graduates? •  How is innovation changing workflows? •  What will collaboration look like in the future?•  Hearing From Faculty and Students
  7. 7. PART TWO:OUR CONCEPT
  8. 8. *An Opportunity for Partnership•  Connect and Partner with Local Business•  Increase Notoriety of Program and Reputation•  Connect with Real-World Design Projects•  Change the Future of the Program
  9. 9. *An Opportunity for Partnership•  New Building Case Study: Seattle Central Community College•  Received: •  $25,000 gift from Seattle Foundation •  $135,000 gift from private individual •  $250,000 grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation •  $400,000 from Student Government
  10. 10. *An Opportunity for Partnership•  University of Washington •  Starbucks, AT&T, Comcast, Coca-Cola•  Seattle Central Community College •  Xinet, Creo, Kodac Polychrome, Silverfast, Markzware, Epson, XPEDX, Pantone, Foundry Networks•  Bates Technical College •  Over 1,500 Annual Apprenticeships •  Over 16 disciplines (in-class and on-the-job training)•  Renton Technical College •  1,500 Annual Apprenticeships •  20% of the total apprentices in WA
  11. 11. *An Opportunity for Partnership•  Provide Potential for Revenue Model •  Corporate Sponsors •  Apprenticeships•  Sponsorship of: •  Rooms •  Hardware/Software •  Down to the Chairs •  Competitions•  BTAD Could Actually Bring in Revenue
  12. 12. A Dedicated BTAD Space
  13. 13. A Dedicated BTAD SpaceProvides: •  Potential to Meet With Businesses •  Generate Revenue Solving Real-World Design Problems •  Space to Showcase Student Work/Accomplishments •  Apprenticeship for Major Design Employers •  Cost-Effective Solution for Training •  Lab Time Independent of School Hours
  14. 14. A Dedicated BTAD Space•  Computer Workstations•  Full Creative Software•  Printing Solutions
  15. 15. A Dedicated BTAD Space•  Foyer •  Sponsorship Space •  Gallery Space•  Lounge Area •  Brainstorming •  Group Collaboration
  16. 16. A Dedicated BTAD Space•  Presentation Space •  Community Interaction •  Demonstrate Design Solutions •  Portfolio Defenses•  Meeting Room •  Real-World Business Projects •  Group Collaboration
  17. 17. A Dedicated BTAD Space•  Shared Office Space•  Potential Use By •  Apprenticeship Area •  Faculty Work Area •  Encourages Interaction •  Encourages Feedback
  18. 18. PART THREE:CONSTRUCTION, BUDGET, & SCHEDULE
  19. 19. Modular Construction•  Remote Build Facility•  Indistinguishable from Typical Site-Built Structures•  Meets or Exceeds All Building Codes•  Framing, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Interior/Exterior Completed in Factory•  Extra Bracing Provides Superior Structural Integrity
  20. 20. Modular Construction•  Cost Savings = $60-100 sq/ft•  Shorter Build Time = 130 days versus 190 days•  Less Impact on Campus•  No Delays Due to Weather (Seattle!)•  Greater Certainty of Completion on Time and Within Budget
  21. 21. Modular Construction
  22. 22. Budget – Construction & Design
  23. 23. Schedule•  130 Days to Completion•  Considerable Construction Done Off-Site (Minimal Disruption)
  24. 24. PART FOUR:COMMUNICATION PLAN
  25. 25. Communication Plan•  Step One – Create Value •  Competitions in curriculum •  Employer partnership •  On-site apprenticeships •  Corporate sponsors secured
  26. 26. Communication Plan•  Step Two – Generate Publicity and Visibility •  Collection Content (Previous Slide) •  Create Official: •  BTAD Press Page •  Facebook Fan Page •  Twitter Feed •  YouTube Channel •  Goal •  Hear About BTAD via Social Networking
  27. 27. Communication Plan•  Step Three – Announce Plans for Future Building •  Focus on Sponsorship…not College Budget Allocations •  Enhance Official BTAD Site: •  Sponsors, partners, businesses •  Featured students •  Progress towards funding goal •  Construction progress •  Media contacts •  FAQ •  Goal: •  Create Transparency •  Generate Positive Media
  28. 28. PART FIVE:THE REAL VALUE
  29. 29. The Real Value•  Set the Standard for Design Degree Programs•  Generate Actual Revenue $$ •  Corporate Sponsorship •  Real-World Projects•  Create Corporate/Employer Apprenticeship Programs
  30. 30. The Real Value•  Significance to BTAD Students •  Program Home •  Connection With College Beyond the Degree •  Opportunity for Life-long Learning •  Place to Bring/Present to Clients•  Changes the Future of the Program •  Creates Active Alumni •  Fosters Mentorship •  Moving From Theory into Application
  31. 31. Questions?Calinda Davis Project ManagerKirk Duncan Technical LeadSi Johnson Technical LeadJennifer Cash Design LeadSteve Sosa Presentation LeadM.A. Stanley Presentation Leadhttp://goo.gl/I5ISw
  32. 32. Thank You

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