Summer course in Product Design

Top Summer Courses in Product Design

Product Design

Summer coursework has grown in popularity over the years. From high school students looking to get into college, to college students wanting to expand their knowledge within their field, to working adults looking for a career change, summer courses have much to offer.

You may be wondering, “What is a summer course in product design?” As the name indicates, it prepares students to use design concepts as a means of developing products. Students gain background knowledge on effective product development methods and common forms of design execution. Depending upon the course chosen, there may be a hands-on component in the form of a project that may be useful in building a students’ design portfolios. Upon completing the program, students are armed with strong foundational skills to help them excel.

Product design is such a diversified field that it may be applied in various industries. If you have an interest in a few different fields, then this summer course may help you in connecting them. Alternatively, it may aid you in narrowing down your career path.

The cost of taking a summer course in product design varies depending upon several different variables. Some of the most common factors include the geographical location of the school, the average cost of attendance and whether you study online or in person.

A summer course can help you in either seeking a career or transitioning within your current one. It is a great tool for landing positions in sales, marketing and manufacturing. Those with a talent for teaching might consider applying it to a career in education. The majority of companies sell some form of product, and with the diversity of this program, its concepts can be utilized in many sectors.

If you are interested in how things are made and developed, then a summer course in product design might be perfect for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Summer Course in Product Design II

NABA Summer school 2019
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Italy Milan

Students will develop a coordinated product line using hand or digital drawing as well as a prototype product model. The project will be carried out in groups as a studio work, under the supervision of an established designer in an open discussion. Specific workshops focused on materials, history of design and on the biography of an object will expose students to multiple possible approaches. [+]

Students will develop a coordinated product line using hand or digital drawing as well as a prototype product model. The project will be carried out in groups as a studio work, under the supervision of an established designer in an open discussion.

Specific workshops focused on materials, history of design and on the biography of an object will expose students to multiple possible approaches.

Requirements

This course is suitable for students with some background in product design and for students who have completed one or two years of university studies in art and design.

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Summer Course in Product Design I

NABA Summer school 2019
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Milan

Students will be introduced and exposed to the design process in order to understand what is living behind a product. They will have the opportunity to delve into intensive project work geared towards creative thinking and exploring form and function. Students will work in small groups, in an open discussion environment, developing their creative process from the idea to a final presentation. The final result will be presented, simulating a small exhibition, with a model and a short story in digital format. [+]

Students will be introduced and exposed to the design process in order to understand what is living behind a product. They will have the opportunity to delve into intensive project work geared towards creative thinking and exploring form and function.

Students will work in small groups, in an open discussion environment, developing their creative process from the idea to a final presentation. The final result will be presented, simulating a small exhibition, with a model and a short story in digital format.

Requirements

This course is intended for students who have no background in product design and for students who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.... [-]


Summer School in Computer-Aided Drug Design

University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Campus Full time 6 days September 2019 Italy Pisa

The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computational design tools. Computer-aided drug design comprises computational methods and resources that are used to facilitate the design and discovery of new therapeutic solutions. This summer school will cover all the main computational techniques used in drug discovery, supplying a basic level of knowledge of this research field. [+]

About

The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computational design tools. Computer-aided drug design comprises computational methods and resources that are used to facilitate the design and discovery of new therapeutic solutions. This summer school will cover all the main computational techniques used in drug discovery, supplying a basic level of knowledge of this research field.

Aim

This course will be divided into theoretical and practical lessons and will allow the participants to independently develop their own computational studies.... [-]


Summer Course in Car Design - An introduction

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2019 Italy Turin

Italy is a center of excellence and innovation in the field of automotive design. IED Torino is based in the automotive capital of Italy, home to such iconic companies as Fiat, Lancia, Pininfarina and Alfa Romeo. Within such a context IED offers this summer program that introduces the fundamental elements and tools necessary to become a future car designer. The course provides students with an overview of contemporary trends and industrial challenges and focuses on car designer’s professional role. The program will will furthermore give students the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and intellectual abilities to design new vehicles based on a clear understanding of proportion, volume and surface design principles. Through a program of visits to companies, meetings with professionals and practical training, students will experience the professional output of this career path. Visits may include: Pininfarina, Ferrari, Museum of the Automobile, Cecomp. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Italy is a center of excellence and innovation in the field of automotive design. IED Torino is based in the automotive capital of Italy, home to such iconic companies as Fiat, Lancia, Pininfarina and Alfa Romeo. Within such a context IED offers this summer program that introduces the fundamental elements and tools necessary to become a future car designer. The course provides students with an overview of contemporary trends and industrial challenges and focuses on car designer’s professional role.

The program will will furthermore give students the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and intellectual abilities to design new vehicles based on a clear understanding of proportion, volume and surface design principles.... [-]


Summer Course in Product Design

Accademia Riaci
Campus Full time 2 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Florence

In Product Design course, students learn Italian creativity which produces various good designs, product concepts implied by techniques and shapes, product functions, product redesigning, product usage, and so on. [+]

In Product Design course, students learn Italian creativity which produces various good designs, product concepts implied by techniques and shapes, product functions, product redesigning, product usage, and so on. With a specific theme and an already existing product, students analyze its functions, shape and structure. And based on such analysis, students learn to practically realize, improve and/or correct their ideas. Depending on each student’s needs (level of knowledge, personal requests, class period, etc.), we can offer students learning experiences of various kinds of Italian designs from furniture design to other product design.

Fees and Schedule Tuition Fee + Accommodation, etc: Number of Lessons (1 lesson = 45 min): Credits Check-in - Check - out 2 weeks €2,600 22 lessons/week with instructors + 22 Independent Study/week (without instructor) 3 ... [-]

Summer Course in Packaging Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus Part time 4 weeks July 2019 Spain Barcelona

The Summer Course in Packaging Design aims to train professionals with an ability to communicate the characteristics of a product both formally and graphically. These professionals are able to design with a social conscience and respect for the environment and to anticipate needs and meet them in some way. [+]

Introduction

Packaging is the name used to refer to the wrappers, containers and labels of commercial products. In increasingly competitive markets, packaging is a concept that is gaining in importance and innovation in this area is becoming a very important factor in differentiating products.

Packaging surrounds, protects, transports, communicates and attracts. It must also have certain characteristics, such as being appropriate for the proper storage of the product, being made of specific materials, and, at the same time, being environmentally friendly.

The Summer Course in Packaging Design aims to train professionals with an ability to communicate the characteristics of a product both formally and graphically. These professionals are able to design with a social conscience and respect for the environment and to anticipate needs and meet them in some way.... [-]


Summer Course in Fashion Product Management

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus Part time 2 weeks July 2019 Spain Barcelona

This Summer Course is addressed to graduates in fashion design and marketing who want to improve their knowledge of fashion products to go into professional industry. Salespeople, and sales and retail managers, interested in going more deeply into the field of fashion products to enhance their skills and stand out from other professionals. [+]

This Summer Course is addressed to graduates in fashion design and marketing who want to improve their knowledge of fashion products to go into the professional industry. Salespeople, and sales and retail managers, interested in going more deeply into the field of fashion products to enhance their skills and stand out from other professionals.

Objectives

Learn to develop a collection strategy, pointing to markets while being creative. Know and use the necessary tools to implements a product strategy in tune with target and brand positioning; an integral project for a fashion product where the priority will be to define a brand style to set a stand-out position in the market.... [-]


Summer School - Agile Innovation: Product Design meets Engineering

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

Developing product innovations in a systematic way, is an essential process for every company and business. This Summer School provides insight into the complex processes of developing a production innovation and by performing a case study. [+]

In this Summer School, students receive an introduction to established and cutting-edge methods and processes of product innovation and development design methodology and product lifecycle management.Theory taught in the lecture will be applied in hands-on workshops featuring the analysis and improvement of a real life product. Students will learn how to carry out market research, identify and evaluate requirements, set up functions and their structures and to derive and vary concepts for product innovations. These concepts will be transferred into a suitable embodiment design using conventional and agile methods including rapid prototyping technologies.

The "Agile Innovation: Product Design meets Engineering" Summer School is conceptualized and conducted by the Institute for Engineering Design (ikt) of the RWTH Aachen University. Within this intense two-week program students not only get insight to established and cutting-edge methods and processes of product innovation and development but also gain relevant experience in hands-on workshops featuring the analysis and improvement of a real life product. Students learn to carry out market research, identify and evaluate requirements, set up functions and their structures and to derive and vary concepts for product innovations. These concepts will be transferred into a suitable embodiment design using conventional and agile methods including rapid prototyping technologies.... [-]


Summer Program Cosmetics Product Development at Sup’Biotech: 2019

SupBiotech Paris
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2019 France Villejuif

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is part of the IONIS Institute of Technology cluster. [+]

Introduction

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is part of the IONIS Institute of Technology cluster.

It is one of the top biotech schools in France and is part of IONIS, France’s leading higher private education group. Its students go on into top positions in an array of industries including the health, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics industries, green industries, and agribusiness.

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Presentation

Sup’Biotech’s unique curriculum combines science and engineering coursework with management skills and industry-specific technical knowledge, preparing students for dynamic careers in research, management, and communication roles. Our graduates possess not only the expertise needed in STEM-based careers but the interpersonal and management skills to effectively deliver their message.... [-]