Product Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University

Product Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: Five days

Price: £440

Run by: Linsey Richards
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

Burton Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4BU

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About the Course

This one week product design summer course for teenagers is a series of practical workshops that will introduce you to product design and innovation, from idea to manufacture.

You will develop your design and interpersonal skills and consider new ways of thinking and better team building – essential tools for successful product design. A project will be completed in teams which will have a simple theme: to design an innovative new product that can be easily adopted by an end user and which will become an integral part of everyday life.

On this course you will:

explore how to develop your innovation skills and provide solutions to design problems
investigate how to create new concepts that appeal to audiences that might have differing needs and abilities
undertake quick and practical workshops in sketching and presentation techniques
identify ways in which new products can best be positioned in the busy market place and how you can develop an effective branding and marketing strategy
learn how to protect your ideas, designs and trademarks
build team spirit and refresh your creative thinking skills.

What will you gain?

This course is ideal if you plan on becoming a product designer in the future. It is ideal if you are interested in working on projects that will strengthen your portfolio and which demonstrates new approaches in your work. The ideal attendee will be ideas and solution-driven, open to new ways of working and able to work with others in a positive way.

Click through above to book your place online.

Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above).

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

One week of quality tuition with experienced tutors, 13 - 17 August 2018 from 10 am - 4 pm. Maximum class size: 16.

Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee. Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award? Accommodation (which includes evening activities) can be booked so the course can count as your DofE gold award residential. For more information on accommodation and online booking, follow the link above or call our office.



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Course Start Dates

Monday 13th August 2018

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