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Culture Maps in Creative Team Dynamics

Culture Maps in Creative Team Dynamics

In Creative Team Dynamics class lead by Sabri Ben Radhia, Strategic Design and Management sophomores discussed different meanings and facets of “culture” and what it means to work with international teams. Everyone shared their own experiences and cultural misconceptions. Students learned about the Culture Map, an 8-scale model designed by Erin Meyers, which empowers managers […]

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Internship Success Workshop at Chloe

Internship Success Workshop at Chloe

Yesterday, SDM seniors participated in an Internship Success Workshop hosted by Chloe. As part of the “Navigating the Field” course taught by Stephanie Daudier, this unique workshop allowed students to get great advice from HR experts, and to work in small groups to deep-dive into what they want out of internship experiences, how to best […]

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Student Internship Spotlight: Laura Zelmanowicz at Montblanc Parfums

Student Internship Spotlight: Laura Zelmanowicz at Montblanc Parfums

Laura Zelmanowicz, BBA Strategic Design and Management class of 2020, shares her experience interning during the summer of 2019.   Where did you intern? Last summer, I was honored to join Interparfums, a French prestigious perfume manufacturer and distributor, for a 3-month Marketing internship as an Assistant Product Manager for Montblanc Parfums. Created in 1982, by […]

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SDM Pitch & Network

SDM Pitch & Network

On May 15, new graduates from the Parsons Paris Strategic Design and Management program participated in the “Pitch & Network” event, hosted at the Courbet Showroom at the beautiful Place Vendôme in the very heart of Paris. In front of an audience including industry leaders, recruiters and faculty, SDM students presented their project designs in […]

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Smart Cities Final Projects

Smart Cities Final Projects

In the 21st century, 90% of the total global population will live in cities. To account for these changing urban environments, the pressure is on to make cities smarter, more sustainable, efficient, inclusive, and livable. Working in pairs, third year students in Maurits Montanez’s Strategic Management course were asked to use design thinking and data […]

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2019 Parsons Paris Festival

2019 Parsons Paris Festival

Parsons Paris is proud to present the 2019 Parsons Paris Festival, celebrating our graduating students from all programs as well as showcasing selected class projects. MAY 14 & 16 – Fashion Studies Graduate Thesis Public Defenses MAY 15 – Parsons Paris Advisory Board Meeting – Strategic Design and Management Pitch & Network Event MAY 16 […]

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SDM Class Profile- Research & Development Methods

SDM Class Profile- Research & Development Methods

Applying the methods discussed in class in a real life context:   In the Research and Development methods class, students are able to apply the lesson learned in class into a real life context, preparing them for their professional life after school. Strategic Design and Management students have been currently working in a semester long […]

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Applying Design Thinking in the Strategic Design & Management program

Applying Design Thinking in the Strategic Design & Management program

So what is design thinking and why has it been such a popular topic of conversation in the last 5 years? I sat down with Strategic Design and Management professor, Maruits Montañez to talk about the new creative approach to business and much more. I learned so much about the importance of applying design strategies […]

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Designers Apartment showroom visit

Designers Apartment showroom visit

Strategic Design and Management students in “Global Practices” class visited the showrooms of Designers Apartment at Palais de Tokyo, an accelerator project developed by the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode to support new talents. Patricia Lerat, who is mentoring 10 emergent designers each season, welcomed our students and spoke to them […]

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Visit to Premiere Vision

Visit to Premiere Vision

Fashion Design and Strategic Design & Management students visited the international fashion trade show Premiere Vision where fashion professionals show future trends in textiles and accessories. Students then attended a seminar by The Woolmark Company about career, innovation, and sustainability.  

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