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3D Studio Max Basics

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 10 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom London

The 3D Studio Max Basics course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of this industry standard software. This course also provides a strong understanding of the principals of visual language, boosting the learner confidence in decision making and helping to develop their eye for design. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. 3D Studio Max Basics The 3D Studio Max Basics course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of this industry standard software. This course also provides a strong understanding of the principals of visual language, boosting the learner confidence in decision making and helping to develop their eye for design. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. Intake January, March, May 2017 [-]

Pre-Master Program

Domus Academy
Campus 4 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The Domus Academy Pre-Master’s Program is a four-month intensive postgraduate course that will prepare you to enter a Master’s program at Domus Academy. [+]

In just four months of study, you’ll be ready to enter a master’s program in design. Begin your future today! You are looking ahead with excitement to a rewarding and creative career in design. Your next big step is earning your master’s degree at the renowned design school Domus Academy. Before you apply, you can take this opportunity to strengthen your background in design. You can expand your knowledge of the design world, hone your technical skills, and build an outstanding portfolio of projects. Program The Domus Academy Pre-Master’s Program is a four-month intensive postgraduate course that will prepare you to enter a Master’s program at Domus Academy. You can choose between 12 master’s programs at Domus Academy in the broad areas of arts, design, fashion, and branding/ communication. Or you can apply to design programs at other schools in Italy or abroad. Created for graduates who have at least three years of university-level study, the Pre-Master’s Program will give you the foundational understanding of design that is required for entry into the Domus Academy master’s-level programs. It will also give you the valuable opportunity to construct a professional portfolio under the guidance of mentors who are experts in the field. What you will learn – Your knowledge of broad design domains and your practical skills within each of these domains. – A clear understanding of the range of themes and processes relevant to a specialized area of study. – A professional portfolio in your area of interest, following the guidelines for entrance to the Domus Academy master’s-level programs. – The technical skills and organizational abilities you need for master’s-level learning, acquired through labs and project activities. – A variety of techniques and tools to better communicate and present your design ideas. How you will learn Our faculty members teach according to Domus Academy’s renowned “learning by designing” approach. Thematic lectures are supported by laboratory sessions, project activities, and visits to design studios. You will have the flexibility to focus on your own areas of interest while meeting overall course objectives. Intensive English Language Course While attending the Pre-Master’s Program, you can improve your English. You must score 4.0 or higher on the IELTS exam to begin the Intensive English course, which is 3 modules of 3 weeks each for 3, 6, or 9 weeks. Each module is 30 hrs in classroom and 60 hrs online for 3, 6, or 9 weeks. Each 3-week segment can improve your English by 0.5 IELTS points. You must score 5.0 for entry into Domus Academy. Admission & Requirements Applicants wishing to enroll in the Pre-Master’s Program shall meet the entry requirements outlined below: – At least 15 years of previous education – Holding a first level academic degree (bachelor degree or academic diploma). – Certificate of English language: minimum entry level requirement IELTS 4.0 The Pre-Master’s Program has limited number of places. The places will be assigned on a first come-first accepted basis. [-]

Interior Design Course

NAD - Nuova Accademia del Design
Campus or Online Part time 162 hours October 2017 Italy Verona

The objective of the course in Interior Design is to provide the tools and knowledge necessary to enter the world of interior design, to understand the role of the profession of Interior Designer as well as the skills and responsibilities. This profession is not yet formally recognized, like many other categories that revolve around the world of art and creativity. As a result, it is increasingly required for its specific expertise and technical design ability. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. The objective of the course in Interior Design is to provide the tools and knowledge necessary to enter the world of interior design, to understand the role of the profession of Interior Designer as well as the skills and responsibilities. This profession is not yet formally recognized, like many other categories that revolve around the world of art and creativity. As a result, it is increasingly required for its specific expertise and technical design ability. The end customer wants to buy what he sees and the interior designer must interpret these needs and transform them into final works that most closely match the wishes of the client. Requirements The course is open to all although it is preferable to have a minimum knowledge of using PC with Windows or Mac operating system. Program Our Interior Design courses are structured so that the student can learn and practice the theory during the same lesson, applying the formula of 3 + 2, or three hours of theoretical training and two hours of practical realization. Students thus have the opportunity to structured attend courses according to the latest teaching methods of "learning by doing", which is a balanced mix between theoretical and practical training on the project,materials and decor. Being an Interior Designer means to design the interior spaces, know how to organize the rooms according to the needs of the client, choose and arrange the furniture, choose the colors and the most appropriate materials. The Interior Design I course, is also open to people who have never had experience in the industry and provides them with the tools to create project designs: freehand life drawing geometric design drawing and relief through dimension The Interior Design course also addresses the disciplines that constitute the foundations for an interior designer: the history of furniture with a historical overview from the Baroque to the present day which is intended to deepen the most important and significant projects from the 20s up to the current day trends. The course also cover color design and choice of materials, which are considered as the most important areas for the success of a project today. Students will be introduced to AutoCAD ® software which is used to create technical drawings on the computer as well as the ArredoCAD rendering program, which is an essential and specific tool for the realization of rendering realistic plans. All these subjects will then be applied with concrete project experience with the support of specific representation techniques which will enable optimal structuring of the final plans which is the final stage of training. It will be carried out ex-tempore tutorial which is aimed at learning the basics of technical drawing on paper and annual exercise support, which will be the subject of examination, to be carried out with autoCAD and ArredoCAD software. Program of the course 1. Technical drawing and relief. How to read the project drawings The project of residential (kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom) Project of an apartment. Study of space and furnishings. AutoCAD 2D and 3D ArredoCAD Design history. From Baroque to the present day References to sales techniques and management of the customer and supplier. Budget analysis. Furnishing materials Colour technique. Image education. How to read and interpret the photographs of magazines. 2. Feng Shui Module (10 hours) 3. Luxury Living Module (10 hours) 4. Lighting Module (10 hours) 5. Plant Module (5 hours) 6. Project Review Form (10 hours) Teachers Arch. Marta Paganotto: Interior Design teacher Arch. Riccado Jewels: Professor of Lighting Eng. Francesca Poli: Professor of Plant Arch. Pierfrancesco Ros: Feng Shui Roberto Conato teacher: Luxury Living Arch. Emanuela Brunelli: Assistant auditor How to register To register please complete the inquiry form. Lessons in the classroom or online course The course can also be followed online in an interactive video conference simultaneously with the lesson in the classroom, thanks to the technical support provided by the Academy. This practice allows you to participate in the lesson and interact with the teacher and classmates without the burden of the trip. Finale examination and certificate The course of study ends with a test prepared by the team of trainers aimed at assessing the student's skills. After the examination and verification of the work done during the duration of the course will be awarded a certificate of specialization by a vote of thirty, in accordance with current legislation, which certifies the skills acquired and their marketability in the workforce to European level. The Certificate of Competence NAD Professional - New Academy of Design will improve your Curriculum Vitae area that is dedicated to "personal skills" and "awards and certificates" and will allow the insertion in the labor world with a complete and highly sought after specialization. Professional outcomes The specialization obtained during the course allows you to have several job opportunities as a designer [-]

Course in Implement Design Thinking

First Media Design School
Campus 25 hours August 2017 Singapore

This course will teach learners various structured creative thinking systems (Design Thinking, Multi-dimensional Thinking, Thinking Levels and G.R.A.S.P Thinking Modes) to generate effective design ideas to solve simple to complex problems. [+]

Course in Implement Design Thinking This course will teach learners various structured creative thinking systems (Design Thinking, Multi-dimensional Thinking, Thinking Levels and G.R.A.S.P Thinking Modes) to generate effective design ideas to solve simple to complex problems. Widely applicable across different industries, even companies such as Airbnb adopt the use of design thinking as a methodology to help to develop highly effective problem solving solutions. Entry requirement 1. Basic computer operational knowledge and skills. 2. Able to speak, read and write in English. 3. Have an interest in arts and design. Methods of assessment All assessment is based on 100% coursework. Students are expected to demonstrate their design skills in the form of verbal and visual presentations and reports in preparation of portfolio work. Certification obtained upon completion of the programme WSQ Implement Design Thinking [-]

Immersion in Visual Communications

Uversity
Campus 2 days February 2017 Ireland Dublin

This short programme will provide participants with an immersive experience in Ireland’s rich design landscape, learning from leading Irish creative and industry practitioners. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. Immersion in Visual Communications About this programme This short programme will provide participants with an immersive experience in Ireland’s rich design landscape, learning from leading Irish creative and industry practitioners. Participants will develop an understanding of historical and contemporary graphic design and illustration. They will explore how leading graphic designers and illustrators work: how they conceive, research, develop, execute, communicate and reflect on their ideas. Through informed discussions, expert presentations and demonstration, programme participants will be immersed in Ireland’s graphic design heritage and contemporary practices and examine the development of current theory and practices of Irish graphic design and illustration. The programme will include: Presentations by leading visual communication academics and experts Field trips to studios, galleries and archival resources such as Marsh’s Library, the National Irish Visual Arts Library. The programme will be led by Alex Milton, Programme Director of Irish Design 2015, in partnership Mary Ann Bolger, Lecturer in Design History and Theory at Dublin Institute of Technology. How much will it cost? The programme will cost €350 to include tuition, lunch and refreshments. Excludes accommodation and other meals. Uversity can certify your attendance at this short programme. Should you require official documentation to be produced, please contact Uversity. When will it take place? This short programme will take place from 15th to 16th February 2017 inclusive and is scheduled to run in the days preceding the Offset Dublin creative conference. Both programme offerings are subject to a minimum enrolment of 10. How to apply We welcome participants of all ages and backgrounds. All applicants will be asked to submit maximum of 300 words critique of a piece of graphic design or illustration. [-]

Healing Architecture

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus July 2017 Germany Berlin

The HEALING ARCHITECTURE course explores opportunities to improve health outcomes and well-being for all user groups in healthcare facilities, especially hospitals, by architectural design. [+]

Summer University block 2: July 10th - July 21st, 2017 18 hours of class sessions per week, 5 ECTS credit points Topic The HEALING ARCHITECTURE course explores opportunities to improve health outcomes and well-being for all user groups in healthcare facilities, especially hospitals, by architectural design. Target group Students in the field of architecture, planning, health, health management or public health. Learning Goal/Output Identification of current challenges and opportunities for architecture of healthcare facilities aiming to improve health outcomes and well-being for all user groups in healthcare facilities Basic knowledge about factors influencing architectural design decisions for healthcare facilities, such as environmental factors, epimdemiology (lifestyle-related diseases), medical trends, history and management of healthcare facilities Design, research and evaluation skills related to architectural design of health care facilities Group work & team work Presentation techniques Course Components Input lectures Practical workshops Design charrettes Field trips Group presentations with guest critics Short Description In the first week students will have an introduction to Healing Architecture followed by theoretical inputs on related subjects such as environmental factors, epimdemiology (lifestyle-related diseases), design and evaluation methods, medical trends as well as history and management of healthcare facilities. Students will visit at least two hospitals to understand the complexity of its environments and explore the needs and settings for patients, families and staff. The second week will be dedicated to group work and concept development. Students will team up for design charrettes and workshops and develop concepts addressing patients‘ needs (patient-centered designs) staff needs (staff focused designs) and general layout. The concepts will be presented and discussed in a group presentation with guest critics at the end of the second week. Prerequisites The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent. Additionally, a max. 1 page motivation letter stating the participant’s purpose and goals in signing up for the course is required. Lecturer(s) Christine Nickl-Weller designs and realizes buildings for healthcare, research and teaching as well as projects in housing and urbanism in Germany and abroad. She joined the Munich-based architecture team of Nickl & Partner in 1989 and became Chief Executive Officer of the corporation in 2008 receiving numerous national and international awards. In 2004, she was appointed Professor at Berlin University of Technology where she holds the chair for the design of hospitals and health care buildings. The chair covers a broad field of topics related to healthcare architecture and urbanism including healing architecture, energy-efficiency in healthcare buildings, healthy urban planning and housing for the elderly. Christine Nickl-Weller initiated the biannual Health Care of the Future symposia taking place in Berlin since 2006 and the Healing Architecture conferences (Berlin, 2011; St. Petersburg 2013; Dubai, 2015) supported by the Federal Ministry of Health. She is author and editor of numerous articles and books and gives lectures in Germany and abroad. Gesche Gerber (TU Berlin-Architecture for Health) Stefanie Matthys (TU Berlin-Architecture for Health) Mena Theissen-Helling (TU Berlin-Architecture for Health) Alvaro Valera Sosa (TU Berlin-Architecture for Health) Guest lecturers: Prof. Hans Nickl Prof. Dr. Cor Wagenaar (tbc) Prof. Frank Christ (tbc) [-]

One Year Course in Global Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The One year course in Global Design is addressed to all those interested in getting an introduction to the several disciplines of design (product, interiors, fashion, graphic, advertising and marketing), and it is a help for students in choosing which will become their career. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The One year course in Global Design is addressed to all those interested in getting an introduction to the several disciplines of design (product, interiors, fashion, graphic, advertising and marketing), and it is a help for students in choosing which will become their career. All throughout the year students acquire the essentials on creation and design. The world of creation is changing, design is becoming a melting pot of disciplines and their practice is being liberalized. The multidisciplinary approach is a part of a mixture process of the fields of application of cretivity. This hybrid education welcomes students to an open study plan with clear intentions: piquing their curiosity, developing creativity and discovering several expressions of design. WHY STUDY THE ONE-YEAR DESIGN COURSE IN BARCELONA? The yearly course in Global Design introduces students to disciplines of product design, interior design, fashion design, graphic design, advertising and marketing, and delves in the expression of cretivity and development of versatility and flexibility. This course takes places within the multicultural context of IED Barcelona, whose aim is to provide knowledge beyond the limits of specific fields, encouraging and providing the natural skills, common to all students, while learning about other disciplines and the links between them all. Furthermore, IED Barcelona regularly schedules conferences, seminars, presentations and activities involving outstanding professionals from all fields of design that help students to get involved with dynamics of multidisciplinarity Objetives The objective of the one-year course in Global Design is the teaching of fundamentals of creation, both at theoretical and practical levels, to obtain a wide education that enables students’ incorporation to different disciplines. The course trains students to become able to create a concept and express an idea through several disciplines. Methodology The course will be developed in three modules: Atheoretical module to acquire academic knowledge A practical module to acquire techniques A module for multidisciplinary projects Student´s Profile The one-year course in Global Design is addressed to all those interested in getting into the disciplines of product design, interior design, fashion design, graphic design, advertising and marketing, helping them to choose the path they want to become their career. During this year, students will acquire the essentials of creation and design. Also, at the end of the course students can create their own work portfolio, an essential tool in the world of design to break into the professional life with more guarantees. The said portfolio captures the practical abilities of a designer, who can show it to future clients or other design schools or institutions. [-]

One Year Course in Digital Arts and Experience Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Online & Campus Combined 1 year January 2017 Spain Madrid

The One Year Course in Digital Arts and Experience Design originated to provide a didactic response to the challenge confronting audiovisual art, currently digital and electronic, with the incorporation and merging of various disciplines. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The One Year Course in Digital Arts and Experience Design originated to provide a didactic response to the challenge confronting audiovisual art, currently digital and electronic, with the incorporation and merging of various disciplines. Throughout the year, through an intensive online/attendance-based format, the student acquires a pioneering view of the new design, creation and multimedia based prototyped tools, both electronic and digital, for their subsequent implementation in the new digital arts markets. Job opportunities: Development of hardware and software; show design, concept art and museums; architecture and interior studies; sound, video, photography, illustration and lighting design. The design and audiovisual production markets are inundated by terms like #mapping, #hacking, #internet_of _things, #vijing, #ux, #web_app… The new creators recycle their studios to convert them into laboratories, where they merge more traditional knowledge with the use of new research, development and prototyped tools. Video, sound, photography, illustration, illumination and the design of spaces are combined to shape a wider experience, hybrid and with more impact. The One Year Course in Digital Arts and Experience Design had its origins in this setting, with the desire to provide a didactic response to these changes and become a pioneer and innovative community in the design, art, technology and science sectors. Throughout the academic year, through an intensive online/attendance-based format, the course will respond to the new order of R+D+i in the cultural and technological sector, positioning the student between audiovisual engineering and artistic creativity, motors of the new technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship. The One Year semi-attendance-based courses are aimed towards the rapid professionalization of the student, with a team of active professionals, leading experts in this field today, who, as project directors, will provide students with a clear vision of the industry and will help them to develop their portfolios and discover the best ways to understand and tackle one of the disciplines with the best prospects in the sphere of visual production. The One Year Course in Digital Arts and Experience Design is made up of 60 IED* credits structured in the following way: An attendance-based module (384 hours and 48 IED* credits), whose purpose is to apply in our installations, along with outstanding professionals, the keys of the didactic programme combining study, research and the production of projects. An online and distance module (12 IED* credits), which can be accessed through the e-learning platform of the IED Madrid Campus, which includes the studying of subjects that complement the attendance based module and the production of the final project. The IED credit is the internal quantifying and didactic validation system of the IED Madrid. Each credit reflects the load of online or attendance-based classes, seminars, study sessions and the carrying out of assessment exams. Each IED credit is equivalent to 8 teaching hours for attendance-based modules. For the online modules they reflect a workload of between 16 and 20 hours. STRUCTURE AND TIMETABLE Attendance-based and online modules from January until July. Presentation of the final online project: October. Attendance-based module timetable: Monday to Thursday, from 18:00 to 22:00 h. [-]

Extension Course On Design Thinking

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Part time 36 hours April 2017 Brazil São Paulo

Oxygenate the corporate structure of using a business model through design that addresses indeed an innovation culture in the process of creating and managing (Design Thinking). [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught Oxygenate the corporate structure of using a business model through design that addresses indeed an innovation culture in the process of creating and managing (Design Thinking). Starts: September Weekdays: 3rd fairs Time: 19h-23h Load Time: 36h Goal: Oxygenate the corporate structure in using a business model through design that addresses indeed an innovation culture in the process of creating and managing (THINKING DESIGN). Innovation is unrelated to see the world as it is but as it could be. The thought of design as a strategic tool, focused on innovation that is vital and is assuming an increasingly important role in day to day business. Contents: - Design Panorama focused on companies that use design as innovation; - What is Design Thinking? - Design human-centered - consumer experience - Process design thinking in business - Application exercises of Design Thinking and Design Quorum: The formation of classes and the beginning of the courses depend on quorum, to ensure the best experience for all participants. The IED SP reserves the right to postpone or cancel the course if you do not get a quorum. Coordination: Hulk Giannelli Hulk Giannelli is formed by the faculty of Industrial Design (design) FAAP in 2000, majoring in Industrial Design at IED - European Institute di Design (2012). Founder of HULKdesign - development of products and processes (2012). Founding partner of nodesign (2000-2009), development manager of new concepts / projects. Winner of numerous awards such as Idea, MCB, IF and Sansung. Currently lectures and workshops in the area of ​​innovation. Expert analyze the design of the optics of its production chain, from raw materials to delivery to the customer, using common analytical tools in management systems as PBS, Benchmark, chart, among others. [-]

Extension Course In Coolhunting - Trends, Consumption And Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Part time 48 hours April 2017 Brazil São Paulo

The course aims to develop the spirit of observation and perception applied to the analysis of Coolhunting and present the work methodology for research and trend analysis transmitting a fairly broad view of the subject and the marketing context where they apply. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught The course aims to develop the spirit of observation and perception applied to the analysis of Coolhunting and present the work methodology for research and trend analysis transmitting a fairly broad view of the subject and the marketing context where they apply. Starts: September Finish: November Weekdays: 2nd and 6th fairs Time: 19h-23h Hours: 48 hours Goal: Enable the student to plan and execute research trends based on Coolhunting methodology and focused on their market interest. Stimulate the sensitivity and interpretive ability of the student, using semiotics of knowledge, design and multidisciplinary approaches. Audience: The course has practical application to strategic areas of professionals (planning, branding, positioning, segmentation, style) and also more tactical areas (design, development, procurement, execution, etc.). Scenario: In an increasingly globalized, massified and standardized market, know the trends is a way of seeking differentiation, update or even innovation. Demand for preferences research services is growing, mainly by its strategic character, which makes it possible to anticipate and differential standards for products, services and brands. Contents: - The contemporary setting and research trends - Trends: theoretical definitions and applications to the market - Anthropology of consumption: manifestations and meanings - The semiotic method: how to interpret signs and trends - diffusion processes of a trend - Research methodology: the coolhunting - urban safaris and immersions practices - Changing trends in strategies Quorum: The formation of classes and the beginning of the courses depend on quorum, to ensure the best experience for all participants. The IED SP reserves the right to postpone or cancel the course if you do not get a quorum. Coordination: Bruno Pompey Bruno Pompey's publicist, graduated from the School of Communications and Arts (ECA-USP), Doctor and Master of consumption, communication and semiotics at the University of São Paulo (USP-PPGCOM). Operates since 2004 in the trend market research, participating regularly practice and conceptual elaboration of the Trend Observatory, the Ipsos institute. Responsible for the Ibope institute semiotic studies, also participated in the preparation of the annual report Brazil: Context and Trends. He teaches graduate of Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, which is also responsible for an extension course in Coolhunting. [-]

One Year Course in Visual Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus 1 year October 2017 Italy Milan

The OneYear course aims at consolidating the basics of visual design thereby allowing a critical approach to the design stage. The study plan includes lessons on Basic Design alongside general training. The first of these provide an historical, cultural and scientific background to visual design focusing in particular on visual processes, also studied from a theoretical and physiological point of... [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. The One Year course aims at consolidating the basics of visual design thereby allowing a critical approach to the design stage. The study plan includes lessons on Basic Design alongside general training. The first of these provide an historical, cultural and scientific background to visual design focusing in particular on visual processes, also studied from a theoretical and physiological point of view. The coherence between the subjects covered helps in constructing a design methodology, a designer’s most vital possession. The general training, on the other hand, provides the necessary creative, technical and methodological skills for the further study of visual communication and design during the Master’s year. There is in fact a continuous learning process that starts from the OneYear Course and leads to the specialist Master’s course. DURATION The One Year Course lasts for one academic year from October to July. Attendance is compulsory and full-time commitment is required including the participation to lessons, class exercises, visits and the individual study. [-]

Media Design

exMedia
Campus October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Chair of Basics of media design deals with elementary dimensions of media design - color, shape, surface, geometry, material, movement, representation / composition and aspects of perception. Learning through experience is in the form of design-experimental study in foreground. [+]

The Chair of Basics of media design deals with elementary dimensions of media design - color, shape, surface, geometry, material, movement, representation / composition and aspects of perception. Learning through experience is in the form of design-experimental study in foreground. - Fundamental problems of visual design - Visual Grammar - Elementary semiotics, visual semantics, characters and notations - Visual perception, creative phenomenology - Medial typography and type design - Experimental Photography - light, color, projection - basic problems of cross-media design - Digital, analog and hybrid-shaping - and design methodology and practice - equipment, tools and technologies of image production and processing work on the basics of media design refers not only to the beginning of your studies. It finds its continuation on policy issues arising out of advanced media and design practice and the lead part in relevant research and development approaches and projects. [-]

Postgraduate Degree in Innovation and Design Thinking

Bau Design College of Barcelona
Campus 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Innovation and internationalization have emerged as the key strategies in the current economic context. New ecosystems and business strategies arise in the process of the paradigm shift from product design to service design. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. Postgraduate Degree in Innovation and Design Thinking Innovation and internationalization have emerged as the key strategies in the current economic context. New ecosystems and business strategies arise in the process of the paradigm shift from product design to service design. The design of experiences requires multi-skilled professionals with strategic and tactical proficiency when moving the customer / user to the centre of the design process and the business strategy. Design Thinking has enabled the designer to become the agent of change in organizations and to act as a lever of transformation in this new way of working, enabling innovation in processes, products, services, communication and business strategy. To that end, and based on the Lean Start-up philosophy, the specific techniques of the different stages of the innovation cycle will be applied to Customer Development, Value Proposition, Service Design and Business Design processes. New techniques and processes that will make possible the alignment of the business vision and its value proposition with the strategies and principles of the customer’s experience. GENERAL AIMS OF THE TRAINING To acquire the tools and knowledge for the management of innovation for developing innovative products, services, communications and a business model with an organizational impact. To learn the techniques, gain experience and develop real projects by the use of Design Thinking methodologies to design services and new business models (Business Design & Lean Start-up). SYLLABUS This postgraduate course is divided into 4 modules, the fourth being the development of a Final Research Project to end the course. Module I - Innovation as a lever for transformation. Module II – Design Thinking as a paradigm of innovation. Module III - Techniques of Design Thinking applied to Service Design. Module IV - Final Project. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Innovation Manager or Consultant Design Researcher Interaction Designer Information Architect Visual Designer UX Prototyping Designer Services Business Designer FACT SHEET Edit: 3rd Edition Qualification: Postgraduate Degree in Innovation and Design Thinking accredited by the Universidad de Vic-UCC. Students without university degrees will receive a University Extension Studies Diploma. Credits: 30 ECTS School period: From October 20th 2015 to May 2016. Final Project Presentation: June 2016 Timetable: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 19h to 22h Mode: On-site Language: Spanish Price: 3480 € Access: Graduates. Undergraduate degrees in Fine Arts and Design, and those related to the following professional categories: interior design, graphic design, industrial design and arts applied to clothing. Professionals from the sector without specific training but who can demonstrate professional expertise. Applicants will undergo a selection process for acceptance on the course. Observations: Intensive Spanish course for foreign students willing to apply to the Master degree (optional course). From Sept. 10th to October, 2nd; from Monday to Friday (4h/day) – 395€. [-]

FASHION MEDIA & DIGITAL COMMUNICATION

Condé Nast Center of Fashion & Design China
Campus 3 months November 2017 China Shanghai

The Fashion Media & Digital Communication Program is a three-month immersion in the world of fashion media and communication, both print and digital. The aim of the program is to give you a comprehensive and practical view of fashion media. [+]

FASHION MEDIA & DIGITAL COMMUNICATION Mode: Full-time Program Language: English Length: 240 hours (3 months) Date: 2015-11-16 to 2016-02-05 Tuition: 76,800RMB Application Fee: 200RMB Introduction The Fashion Media & Digital Communication Program is a three-month immersion in the world of fashion media and communication, both print and digital. The aim of the program is to give you a comprehensive and practical view of fashion media as a key partner for fashion and luxury brands to communicate with and engage their clients. Our excellent teaching team and access to an exceptional network of industry practitioners will give you a very concrete and applicable understanding of how the sector functions. Overview This program will give you a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of fashion media and digital communication and an understanding of how different roles function together to create a consistent finished product. You will analyze the role of communication within an integrated marketing strategy. Focusing in on magazines and digital platforms, you will learn how to develop content that speaks to a particular client in an established tone of voice, and how advertisers are attracted and engaged. You will see how editorial and advertising content is produced, and will have the opportunity to develop such content yourself through various workshops and group projects. Within the digital world, you will become familiar with the specific requirements of websites, social media and e-commerce platforms, in terms of creating content and analyzing consumer data to monitor and improve performance. You will be assessed regularly on individual and group projects, participation, and against the learning targets of the each of the major assignments. By the end of the program you will have a complete vision of the world of fashion media, and will have a better idea of how to pursue your future career. You will also have acquired the skills and the working methods to succeed in your chosen path. Your Profile - RECENT GRADUATE You are a recent university graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design, Communications, Marketing or other relevant disciplines. You are interested in fashion and/or digital media, with the ambition of working in this dynamic and demanding field. - YOUNG PROFESSIONAL You are a young professional with between one and three years of work experience in communications (e.g., advertising agency, digital agency, media company) or fashion (e.g., marketing, retail). You are interested in boosting your career, with a focus on cutting-edge fashion media. In all cases, you are an ambitious, hardworking, motivated and open-minded individual. You are seeking an innovative and interactive learning experience that combines traditional classes, workshops and group projects, and visits and meetings with professionals in the sector. You will Learn - Understand the landscape of the fashion industry and of the print and digital media industry, both in China and internationally - Define a marketing communications strategy - Produce an integrated media plan that creates a seamless offline/online client experience - Draw upon the technical terms and skills you have acquired to produce and implement this media plan - Create content for fashion media print and digital platforms, including written text and visuals - Analyze research data to identify your client and to measure the success of your print and digital media actions - Identify functions/roles in the fashion media and digital communication sector that match your skills and interests - Develop the working style and mindset that is required to succeed, including the capacity to work both independently and collaboratively with a broad, cross-functional point of view Modules Fashion Communication Creating Print Content Creating Digital Content Digital Strategy & Operations E-commerce Social Media Fashion Styling Personal and Professional Progress Working Smart [-]

Course - Sound Design for Visual Media

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus 1 year January 2017 Canada Vancouver

As a student in Vancouver Film School’s Sound Design for Visual Media program, you’ll live and breathe audio for one full year. You’ll focus your education around the sounds that make [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Communication Design 2017. As a student in Vancouver Film School’s Sound Design for Visual Media program, you’ll live and breathe audio for one full year. You’ll focus your education around the sounds that make up the entertainment landscape, from the mundane to the otherworldly. You’ll work in industry-grade facilities, which include an Avid ICON D-Control ES dual-operator system, and learn from a faculty of accomplished film, television, and game professionals as you develop the skills and experience to launch your career. The Sound Design for Visual Media program concentrates on two main career fields: post-production sound for film and television, and game audio (sound for video games). Post-Production Sound for Film & Television There are many different career paths in post-production audio for film and television, including: • Assistant Editor • Editor • Room Tech • Recordist • Re-recording Mixer • Foley Walker • On-set Mixer • Sound Designer Game Audio Many of the positions in Game Audio are similar to Post-Production, however there are some unique roles, including: • Audio Artist • Audio Lead • Audio Director • Sound Designer Start Dates: - January 5, 2015 - March 2, 2015 - May 4, 2015 - June 29, 2015 - August 31, 2015 - October 26, 2015 Program Requirements Successful completion of the VFS Foundation Visual Art & Design program - OR - A maximum 500-word letter of intent on why you wish to take the Sound Design program. This should detail your passion for Sound, and why you feel you would be successful in the industry. Detail any previous experience in music or sound recording, sound mixing, etc. Outline why you feel you can be successful in sound design. - OPTIONAL - Although it is not required, please include a CD portfolio of your work in sound and music if you have any (maximum five minutes). [-]