World University of Design commences admission process for Academic Year 2018-19

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New Delhi: The World University of Design (WUD), India’s first and only university dedicated to education in the creative domain, announced admissions for 2018-19 session for its Management programs. Programs include BBA in Design Strategy & Management and Retail Business Management and MBA in Design Strategy & Management. Admission will be through a General Aptitude Test (GAT)followed by a personal interview. The University will conduct GAT while also accepting valid scores of CET, CAT, MAT and XAT in lieu of GAT. Applications can be submitted till April 2nd. World University of Design will announce the new admission list by 24th April and the new session will start on August 1st.

With unique methodologies and innovative combination of subjects, World University of Design’s School of Management help creates a niche knowledge profile. This one-of-its-kind business management education makes students strong enough to withstand the continuous waves of change and emerge as trendsetters.

Elaborating on the management programs, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Vice Chancellor Designate at World University of Design said, “As Design Strategy becomes an integral part of Business Management, industry today seeks design for various aspects of growth and fulfillment in India. At WUD, we aim to create future leaders who can make an impact at the workplace. The curriculum is based on a futuristic vision, innovative approach, and problem-solving ability via the strong foundation of design thinking and management principles making it worthy of current market demand.”

World University of Design is one of the few universities to offer specialized BBA & MBA programs in Strategic Design and Management and Retail Business Management. With an ever-expanding scope of businesses, WUD strives to bridge the gap between industry and education to equip students with the abilities and skills to create the future.

Management Program Details

1. BBA in Strategic Design and Management is a three year program which combines studios and seminars that integrate business strategy, design methods, and liberal arts capacities. Design for business and the business of design are at the center of the WUD BBA Strategic Design and Management program.

2. BBA in Retail Business Management is a three year undergraduate course of study in a field of retailing that includes principles of retailing, retail operations, etc. This course keeps in mind the needs of the industry where the students would ultimately find employment, and therefore, has a completely different approach to learning.

3. MBA in Design Strategy & Management program focuses on an entrepreneurial environment with design thinking and creative methodologies. The future belongs to Innovation & Design led organizations. Strategic Design Managers are part of strategy formulation teams in various sectors ranging from BFSI, IT, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Retail& Media. Graduates of this MBA get a niche advantage.

World University of Design (WUD), located in the education hub of Rajiv Gandhi Education City in Sonipat, Haryana, strives to be a centre of world class design education in the country. The university offers Undergraduate & postgraduate degrees in over twenty Design, Visual Arts, Business Administration and Architecture programmes. Equipped with such, one of the largest portfolio of design courses in India, the university boasts of highly qualified faculty members who have been educated and trained at prestigious institutes such as NIFT, NID, LCF -London, FIT – New York, SPA and Delhi College of Art among others.

WUD has forged partnerships for student and faculty exchange with several prestigious international universities including the University of West Scotland (UWS), the Oxford Brookes University (OBU), The Huddersfield University(HU), Vancouver Film School (VFS) and the Italian University of Design (IAAD). The fledgling university is being shaped and mentored by an illustrious Advisory Board comprising of stalwarts from the field of design such as Mr. AG Krishna Menon, Ms. Payal Jain, Mr. Peter D’ascoli, Mr. Amardeep Behl and Ms. Neha Kirpal.