FDDI SCHOOL OF FOOTWEAR DESIGN & PRODUCTION (FSFDP)

 

The FDDI School of Footwear Design & Production (FSFDP) offers Masters and Bachelors programmes with specific proficiency in the area of Footwear, Production, Design, Marketing, Merchandising, Sourcing and Footwear Retail Operations. The FSFDP is serving the Industry since last 25 years as Centre of Excellence & has a strong presence in Industry and Academia across the globe. The school is widely recognized for its high end
international level of competency & expertise, its unique “techno-management” academic programmes and excellence in Consultancy Services in global arena. The students faculties serving the Industry across the globe, especially in the countries like USA, UK, Italy, Germany, Ethiopia, South Africa, Egypt, China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Botswana and Nigeria. The ambassadors of the School in Footwear Manufacturing & Export, Footwear Retailing & Marketing, and Allied industries since decades.

 

 

Career Prospects

Footwear and allied industries occupies a place of prominence in the Indian economy in view of its massive potential for employment, growth and exports. The Industry growing at a rate of more than 25% per annum is today the most favourable sourcing and manufacturing base destination for the leading countries like Italy, Germany, UK, USA, Hongkong, France, Spain, Netherlands and Belgium. Further the growing Retail Sector in India with Footwear and Leather, holding a premium share in the segment, offers a lucrative career opportunity for the techno-management professional coming out of the Institute every year in various segment of Footwear Retailing. Due to the structured blending of the technical training and the application based managerial specialization in the area of Production, Marketing, Design, Merchandising and Retail Management, the school offers high end career opportunities in Production and Planning, Designing, Footwear Fashion/Styling, CAD/CAM Specialist, Marketing, Merchandising, Buying, Costing, Quality Management, Shop Floor Operations and in the Back end of Footwear Retailing sector in both India and abroad.

 

Experiential Immersion

FDDI has a distinct presence not only in higher education but also in the spheres of industrial consultancy, research development and training.


The syllabi, training software and teaching materials of FDDI are prepared by the experts from Melbourne College of Textile, Australia; South Field College, UK and syllabus for management programme is designed by senior professors of IIM, Ahmadabad and FMS, New Delhi. Our versatility consists in regularly upgrading our syllabus and training programmes to meet the latest requirement of the Industry.


FDDI’s international design studio having the modern state-of-art computer center with advanced softwares from Crispin, Texon (U.K.), Shoe Master, Clarks (Italy), Procam (Austria) and hardware like rapid prototyping machine, CNC last modeling machine, Zund Cutting Table etc.

 

 

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

 

Programme Details

01. MSc. (Footwear Design & Production)

Course Code: 01
Duration: 2 Years (Four semesters)
Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline (Candidates appearing in final year may also apply.)
Number of Seats: Noida Campus – 60, Chennai Campus – 30, Kolkata Campus – 30, Rohtak Campus – 30, Jodhpur, Campus – 30, Fursatganj (Near Lucknow) Campus – 30
& Chhindwara Campus – 30

Course Aim:

This programme is intended to create techno-management professionals who can understand the new dynamics of global business environment within a framework of business ethics and corporate governance and meet the ever growing demand of the footwear retailing and allied industries in a highly modernized setup.

Course Structure:

The two-years programme is focused on concept building in the area of Footwear Manufacturing Technology and its Management. Students are offered specialization in Production, Marketing, Merchandising, Management and Polymer Technology.

Course Contents:

Product Knowledge, Material Foundation, Pattern & Pre-Production Engineering CAD, Footwear Production Technology, Cutting, Stitching, Footwear Constructions, Finishing, Lab Testing, Sports Shoe Technology, Personality Development, Communication, Community Development, Computer Science, Production Planning & Control, Material Management, Production Management, Domestic & International Marketing Management, Accounting & Finance, HRD and Personnel Management, Operations Management(OM), Business Policy, Sourcing & Merchandising, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Management, Retail Management, Six Sigma and Productivity Improvement Techniques etc. Industrial Training and Projects are the integral part of training programme.

Career Prospects:

The two year programme is focused to create techno-management professionals equipped with right skills and knowledge to serve the various domain of the footwear, footwear retailing and allied industries globally. The unique structured blending of the high end technical knowledge/skill and the application based managerial specialization in the area of Production, Marketing, Design, Merchandising and Retail Management, the school offers high end career opportunities in Production & Planning, Designing, Footwear Fashion/Styling and CAD/CAM Specialist, Marketing, Merchandising, Buying/Sourcing, Costing and Quality Management, Shop Floor Operations and in the back end of Footwear Retailing sector in both India and abroad.

 

Academic Programmes Offered

 

 

Programme Details

02. MSc. (Creative Design & CAD/CAM)

Course Code: 03
Duration: 2 Years (Four semesters)
Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline (Candidates appearing in final year may also apply.)

Number of Seats: Noida campus – 30.

Course Aim:

This programme is intended to groom modern designers who are capable of taking the challenges as product visualizers, concept developers and designers.

Course Contents:

Material and Product Information, Basics of Cutting, Closing, Components, Lasting and Finishing, Design Concepts:

 

Professional Design Management Practices, Application of Design Concept, Advanced Illustration & Technical Designing, Range Building, CAD Applications, Industrial Training, Projects are the integral part of training programme.

Career Prospects:

on completion of the programme students can join the product industry as Designers, Visual Merchandisers, Developers, CAD/CAM specialists, Fashion Trend Forecasters and Design Consultants.

 

Academic Programmes Offered

 

 

Programme Details

03. BSc. (Footwear Design & Production)

Course Code: 04
Duration: 3 Years (Six Semesters)
Eligibility: 10+2 / Intermediate (Candidates appearing in 10+2/ Intermediate may also apply.)
Age Limit: Max. 25 years as on 31st July 2016

Number of Seats: Noida Campus – 60, Chennai Campus – 60, Kolkata Campus – 30, Rohtak Campus – 60, Jodhpur Campus – 30, Fursatganj (Near Lucknow) Campus – 60, Chindwara Campus – 60, Guna Campus–60, Hyderabad—60, Ankleshwar (Gujarat)—60, Patna—60 & Chandigarh–60

Course Aim:

The aim of the programme is to create manpower in the field of footwear Design, Production and Merchandising to fulfill the demand of the rapidly growing international and domestic business. The emphasis of programme is on inculcating the knowledge and skill about the latest technology and modern practices, which are relevant to the Industry to compete in the international market.

Course Structure:
The four years programme comprises of eight semesters in which the emphasis is given on concept and skill building in various
areas of Design, Manufacturing Technology & Management and developing the overall personality. In the final year students are offered specialization in "Production Technology, Productivity & Quality Management", "Design & CAD/CAM", "Marketing, Merchandising & Footwear Retail Management."

Course Contents:

Product Knowledge, Material understanding, Design, Fashion, Styling, Product development with the usage & exposure of high end softwares & equipments, Die less cutting, the intricacies involved in the manufacturing operations like Cutting technique, Closing techniques, component manufacturing techniques, Lasting & Finishing techniques etc., with the blending of management core and functional management subjects like Basic Economics, Communication, Basic Engg., Principal of Management, Personality Development, Computer Science, Lab Testing, Marketing, HRM, Organization Behavior, Project Management.

Career Prospects:

The Indian corporate along with MNCs have made it possible to look forward to exciting career opportunities across the board i.e Production & Planning, Quality, Product Development, Marketing, Merchandising, Designing, Range Building, Category Head, Buying, Retail Merchandising, Retail operations etc. The Programme has an impeccable track record of 100% placement in top business houses in Footwear Industries, Retail sector, Buying Houses and Allied Industry across the Globe.

 

Academic Programmes Offered