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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Who I Am

What Does DMGT Mean To Me

Where I Want To Go With My Thesis


Who I am


what does dmgt mean to me


To me, design management isn't about managing design, it's about using design to boldly go where design has not gone before, to seek out new challenges and find unique opportunities to build a better future.


RESEARCH


RESEARCH

STRATEGY


RESEARCH

STRATEGY

SOCIAL INNOVATION


RESEARCH

STRATEGY

SOCIAL INNOVATION

BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION


where i want to go with my thesis


How can design be utilized to help entrepreneurs?


How can design, systems thinking and theory be brought together to create a holistic solution for success?


the current situation in Savannah


Savannah continues to prove to be an interesting environment for entrepreneurship.


Savannah continues to prove to be an interesting environment for entrepreneurship. With many disparate parts acting independently, startups frequently face confusion, mis-direction, road blocks, and red tape to moving forward.


Savannah continues to prove to be an interesting environment for entrepreneurship. With many disparate parts acting independently, startups frequently face confusion, mis-direction, road blocks, and red tape to moving forward. This is a major deterrent for small business growth and the strengthening of Savannah’s overall community and culture.


working thesis title


Economic Development by Design Cultivating Entrepreneurial Communities Through Design and Innovation


project statement


This project seeks to understand the current situation for entrepreneurship within Savannah and to develop opportunities to foster, facilitate, and cultivate a stronger, stable community.


Macro research questions


local • What is the current entrepreneurial environment in Savannah? • What assets exists in Savannah to support entrepreneurs?


local

External

• What is the current • What other communities entrepreneurial around the nation foster environment in Savannah? strong entrepreneurial • What assets exists in communities? Savannah to support • What is the role of entrepreneurs? incubators (the combination of Space, Education, and Funding) in other communities?


local

External

knowledge

• What is the current • What other communities • What defines Education, entrepreneurial around the nation foster Space, and Funding to environment in Savannah? strong entrepreneurial entrepreneurs? • What assets exists in communities? Savannah to support • What is the role of entrepreneurs? incubators (the combination of Space, Education, and Funding) in other communities?


Relevant literature


methodology and approach


Qualitative


Qualitative


Quantitative


project research sites


Savannah, GA


Savannah, GA Boulder, CO


Savannah, GA Boulder, CO Chattanooga, TN


Savannah, GA Boulder, CO Chattanooga, TN Ashville, NC


Savannah, GA Boulder, CO Chattanooga, TN Ashville, NC Austin, TX


Savannah, GA Boulder, CO Chattanooga, TN Ashville, NC Austin, TX San Antonio, TX


project challenges


Gaining Access


Gaining Access Limitation of the Tools


Gaining Access Limitation of the Tools Travel & Reseach Costs


Gaining Access Limitation of the Tools Travel & Reseach Costs Adaptations of Classical Theory for Entrepreneurship


Gaining Access Limitation of the Tools Travel & Reseach Costs Adaptations of Classical Theory for Entrepreneurship Establishing links between Entrepreneurship and Community Development


Timeline & Milestones


idus 763 prostpectus

10 WEEK GANTT CHART FOR IDUS 763, REVIEW, AND THESIS W1

W2 RESEARCH MATRIX

W3

W4

DEFINE RESEARCH METHOD

FINISH REVIEW PRESENTATION

PROBLEM STATEMENT

RESEARCH METHOD MAP

25 WORD THESIS STATEMENT

COMPILE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

CREATE LIT MAP

BEGIN DRAFTING PROSPECTUS RESEARCH PROSPECTUS REVIEW THESIS

W5

W6

W7

W8

W9

W10

WRITE PROSPECTUS

WRITE THESIS CH. 1

WRITE THESIS CH. 2

45 HR REVIEW

WRITE THESIS CH. 3


idus 763 prostpectus

10 WEEK GANTT CHART FOR IDUS 763, REVIEW, AND THESIS W1

W2 RESEARCH MATRIX

W3

W4

DEFINE RESEARCH METHOD

FINISH REVIEW PRESENTATION

PROBLEM STATEMENT

RESEARCH METHOD MAP

25 WORD THESIS STATEMENT

COMPILE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

CREATE LIT MAP

BEGIN DRAFTING PROSPECTUS RESEARCH PROSPECTUS REVIEW THESIS

W5

W6

W7

W8

W9

W10

WRITE PROSPECTUS

WRITE THESIS CH. 1

WRITE THESIS CH. 2

45 HR REVIEW

WRITE THESIS CH. 3


Research plan across the next year Year Long thesis research & milestone GANTT CHART spring q ’13

Summer Q ‘13

COMPILE SECONDARY RESEARCH IDENTIFY RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

CONDUCT IN-THE-FIELD RESEARCH

WRITE PROSPECTUS

REVIEW THESIS

REFINE, EDIT, UPDATE THESIS APPLY FOR DEFENSE

TAKE DMGT 790 (THESIS CLASS)

DEFEND!!

WRITE CH. 6 OF THESIS

UPDATE, EDIT, REFINE PROSPECTUS

WRITE LITERATURE REVIEW

45 HR REVIEW

spring q ‘14

REFINE & PROTOTYPE FINAL DELIVERABLE

WRITE CH. 4 & 5 OF THESIS

COMPILE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

PROSPECTUS

Winter q ‘13

COMPILE & SYSTHESIZE RESEARCH DATA

DRAFT PROSPECTUS

RESEARCH

Fall q ‘13

TURN IN PROSPECTUS

WRITE CH.1 & 3 OF THESIS MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE

MEET WITH COMMITTEE


Profile for Caleb Sexton

Grad Review Caleb Sexton  

My grad review presentation deck.

Grad Review Caleb Sexton  

My grad review presentation deck.

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