M. Voc Jewellery Design & Entrepreneurship

Course Intent

The PG Jewellery Design course will familiarize the learner with knowledge of all the processes involved in designing Jewellery to become an industry professional. Learners are exposed to all the skills required for continuous creation. They explore fundamentals of management and business strategies including Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Jewellery Costing, Marketing and Merchandising. The course aims to encourage learners towards starting their own enterprise, apply knowledge and skills to create unique products and develop branding strategy around it. One of the important features of business incubation in year 2 will provide understanding of enterprise management and planning structure to work on a Business plan, Training & Networking support and prepare to also work as an intra-preneur in employment.

No. of Seats 30
Eligibility Graduation (any stream)
Award Master of Vocational Studies (M.Voc)

Affiliations

  • Rajasthan ILD Skills University


Learning Outcome

  • Understand the visual, tactile and decorative characteristics of Jewellery materials.
  • Understand the factors and principles relevant to Jewellery Product Design.
  • Understand professional practice in Jewellery Design.
  • Understand the process of Costing, Portfolio Development.
  • Understand the process of creating and planning a successful business.

Course Content

Year 1

The course at PG level in Jewellery Design and Entrepreneurship will introduce fundamentals of Jewellery design, Gemology, and techniques of Jewellery Manufacturing including Metallurgy and Enameling. Students will learn to use Basic Orthography, Corel Draw, Jewel CAD as tools of visualization and presentation. The knowledge, skills and techniques will be applied to a project on Diamond & Diamond Grading. Jewelers and Designers will be invited to deliver assignments and briefs to learners through Workshops/ Master Classes to provide an understanding of the relationship between the Client, Designer and Manufacturer. They gain holistic knowledge and understanding of historical and contemporary design through visits to galleries, shops, exhibitions, and retail fairs. Guest speakers, practical workshops and visits to professional studios and appropriate industrial sites immensely help to contextualize practical studies.

Year 2

The second year in JDE is aimed at understanding industry, retail and digital market space, practices and application of knowledge and skills to industry briefs to generate business. Development of Gold / Kundan Meena Project and developing a Final Portfolio is an integral part of the curriculum. Entrepreneurship & Development, International Market, Jewellery Costing will form the basis of business understanding. The learners will undertake 2-months internship to gain relevant industry exposure and professional confidence. Students further develop a business plan aimed at individual enterprise, and apply for opportunity at ARCH Business incubation.


Business Incubation

The course culminates with inputs on entrepreneurship and developing a Business Plan for individual enterprise. Selected business plans will be provided an opportunity of incubation with ARCH Business Incubation, where the project will be guided by faculty and mentored by industry expert.


Career Opportunities

  • Jewellery Designers
  • Design Managers in Gems & Jewellery Industry
  • Entrepreneur
  • Trend Analysts
  • Merchandisers
  • Brand Managers
  • Accessory Designers
  • Design & Product Development Managers
  • Bench Jewelers & Entrepreneurs

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