Good design practice effectively applied, results in innovative, meaningful, ergonomic and appropriate products. In addition, it can result in a highly marketable product with a lasting brand value. This principle has been demonstrated many times by design conscious firms. When logic of good design is practiced and implemented, products capture and sustain consumer demand in a competitive market place.
With the change in economic scenario and opening up of indian economy, competition is from all over the world. Introducing new and innovative products is essential. The products have to be designed to suit the users needs. The products need to be friendly, affordable, appropriate, ecologically sound, and visually pleasing and in addition suited for the competitive global marketplace.
The course Expo PDi is a refresher course on the essentials of Innovative Product Design and Development. The course will inform the participants about the overall aspects of Industrial Design including Need Finding, Design Methodology, Innovation and Problem Solving, Product Graphics, Interaction Design, Product Ergonomics, Product Aesthetics, etc.
The course is scheduled to have lecture and discussion sessions in the morning followed by workshops on Product Design related creative problem solving sessions in the afternoon.
Design Workshop: hands-on sessions
The participants will work on a specific Product Design project, with expert guidance from faculty members. These design solutions will be presented at the end of the session and discussed with faculty members from IDC.
Course Contents /Lectures:
The following are the list of topics during the workshop:
Product Innovation with Case Studies
Design and Innovation
Aesthetics of Product Detailing and Innovation
Product Communications and Innovation
Design for Innovative Interactions - IxD theory and applications
Product development as part of Corporate Strategy - ideas to products
Typography, Expressions and Creativity
Workshop on Human Centric Product Innovation
Workshop on Product Forms and Variations
Workshop on Design Methods for Out-of-the-box-thinking
Prof. U A Athavankar
Proif. V P Bapat
Prof. B K Chakravarthy
Prof. K Munshi
Prof. Ravi Poovaiah
Prof. Nishant Sharma
Prof. G V Sreekumar
Dr. Ajanta Sen
Who will benefit?
The workshop is meant for all professionals involved in the design and the production of products in the industry, design consultancy services and marketing of products. This would include designers, engineers and others involved with Product Design, Product Development, Product Planning, Product Marketing, Production Engineering, Tool design, Product Graphic design, Interface Design and Product Styling.
Organisations would particularly benefit from the workshop by sending in a team of professionals to learn collectively from lectures, case studies, new methods and techniques and the theoretical aspects of design principles.
The registration fee for the 3 day workshop rates are as follows:
|Category||Early bird||After 13th August 2018|
|Professionals||Rs. 18,000/-||Rs. 22,000/-|
|Faculty+ NGOs||Rs. 12,000/-||Rs. 15,000/-|
|Students||Rs. 9,000/-||Rs. 10,000/-|
|(maximum of 10 student participants)|
This includes course material, lunch and refreshments for three days. Do register early as the number of participants are limited.
To register, participant need to do online registration
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And to pay the registration fee
Participants can send a demand draft payable to
"Registrar, IIT Bombay (CEP Account)" along with online Registered ID to this address.
Professor Ravi Poovaiah
Expo PDI Workshop Coordinator
IDC IIT Bombay, Powai
Mumbai- 400 076
Phone:022 2576 7820
Participants may transfer the amount to IIT Bombay account and inform us (seminaridc3[at]gmail.com) the amount, the transaction ID, the bank branch name, your name and the date of transfer with online Registered ID. We will send a confirmation soon.
Name of the Payee : Registrar, IIT Bombay, CEP Account
Name of the Bank : State Bank of India
Banker's address : IIT Powai Branch, A.S. Marg, Powai, Mumbai-400 076, India.
Phone : +91-22-25728555
Bank A/c No. : 10725729128
Account Type : CURRENT
MICR Code : 400002034
IFSC / BIC Code : SBIN0001109
Do you need accommodation?
Limited accommodation is available at the IIT guest house (Rs 1500 per day per person on twin sharing basis) on a first come first serve basis. This amount to be paid to the guest house at the time of check in.
All cancellation should be made in writing and sent to
Cancellation Request Refund Amount:
Before 30 days of Expo PDI Workshop 2018: 75%
Before 29 to 15 days of Expo PDI Workshop 2018: 50%
Within 14 days of Expo PDI Workshop 2018: No Refund
If you have any queries, please contact:
Mr. Chetan Bhuj
(Mob No: +919769577540)
Expo PDI Workshop,
Industrial Design Centre
Powai Mumbai- 400 076, India
Phone: 091-22-2576 7820, 091-22-2576 4815
Fax : 091-22-2576 7803, 091-22-2572 3480
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