The 2-year programme is split into smaller modules, so that the students can not only get a qualification but also enhance the career opportunities with each module. The two-year programme allows the students to do it in parts with intermediate certifications. Students earn credits and build their qualification into a PG degree. The course contents have been divided into the following modules:
Project based learning of skills and techniques associated with design thinking.
Learners shall be equipped with tools and methodologies, which help in developing a problem-solving mindset as an augmentation to their professional personas.
Opportunity scope post completion includes Innovation centric roles in their core disciplines and many more
Upon completing the design thinking module, learners shall graduate to the latter half of their design foundation.
This curation of inputs shall help them build an understanding of the elements & principles of design.
Learning outcomes include understanding of identity, branding, packaging & storytelling etc, culminating into a design project workshop.
Opportunity scope post completion includes Product management, Design apprenticeships, Interdisciplinary roles in consultancies, Design roles in startups in UI UX, Product design and manufacturing, Brand and identity. design and many more.
Learners graduate from foundation to this 6-month project oriented semester that orients them to undertake projects with conceiving various products and services.
Courses like Product UI, and wireframing helps the learners to come up with objects and solutions that cater to the human/ social need in a user-centric and integrated manner.
Engagement as product designers and managers in the domains like UI UX, Product design, furniture industry, crafts and livelihoods, tech-based startups and documentation/
The final 12 months of the program can be split into two semesters, and the final semester can be allocated to a graduation/capstone project that brings together the learnings of the entire program. Students have an option to do 1-year programme at Edinburgh Napiers University in Scotland.
Founder January Designs,
Visiting Faculty at NID Ahmedabad, NIFT, MICA,
Former Board Member Nirma University and SPA New Delhi.
Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, UK B.Des., NID Ahmedabad
Associate Professor, Institute of Design
B.Arch, IIT Roorkee
M.Des, IIT Delhi
Product Designer, M.Des.,
NID Ahmedabad, B.E., Shivaji University
Product Designer Domus Academy, Milan.
Founder and Designer at Atelier DS
Multidisciplinary Designer M.Des, NID Ahmedabad.
Red Dot Design Award, 2017
Product Designer, B.Des, IICD, Jaipur.
Founder & Designer at Amitansh Thinking Studio
MENTORS, INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
& CO-CREATORS OF THE DESIGN PROGRAMME.
Sr Vice President of User Experience, MakeMyTrip Group; Founder-Curator of DesignUp conference, one of the leading design conferences in the world; Advisor SAIF Partners.
Technical Solutions and Industrial Design Specialist at AUTODESK
Entrepreneur and Academic in Product Design, UX/CX, UI, Branding, Innovation, Research, Education and Organisation Development.
Head Technology & Innovation, JK Fenner
Director, Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, PhD; History of Arts & Crafts, University of Glasgow, UK, PhD fellow; Centre for textile research, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Short course; Archaeological Textiles, University of Oxford, UK.
Founder Member and Additional Director, Jatan Sansthan, Udaipur, Innovator of Uger Cloth Sanitary Pads, Founder Design Studio, Vikalpdesign, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Chief User Experience Designer for Advanced User Experience Solutions at Samsung Design, New Delhi.