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MIT Institute of Design launches MBA in Design Management

17 / 03 / 2017 (Friday) || 06:26 AM
Pune based MIT Institute of Design has announced its new course MBA in Design Management, to expand the design horizon in India. MITID invites applications from the interested students for the MBA in Design Management course. The deadline for submission of application forms is March 30, 2017.

It will be a full time intensive professional course spread over a duration of two years (4 semesters). The programme has design thinking and holistic business management in its roots and it will also have fully equipped residential facility for the students. The students will be able to learn the latest design methods combined with real life case studies and applications from the business world. The students will be apt to execute skills required for design in solving real problems faced by industry and society. The aim of this course is to build future design leaders who have practical knowledge of design and implementation.

Speaking about the launch of MBA in Design Management, Anant Chakradeo, dean, MITID said, “The MBA in Design Management programme at MITID aims to produce leaders for business and society who can leverage the power of Design for business value creation, positive social impact and overall economic growth. The course aims to nurture design leaders who are provided a practical knowledge of design implementation in sync with best business practices”.

The two year course will deep dive knowledge into subjects such as Design methods and approaches, Design and Innovation, Industry domain exposure/Internship, Supply Chain Management, Brand experience and many others to make the students industry ready.


The minimum eligibility for admission is a 3 years bachelor degree or equivalent. Work experience or prior exposure to design is preferred. Candidates need to clear the admission process which includes:

Design aptitude test
Studio test
Personal interview

Specialisations offered

MBA in Design Management – 15 seats

Students are required to opt for the specialisation of their choice at the time of admission. They must have the required skills for the discipline they want to opt.

Admission calendar


Form submission


March 30, 2017


Design aptitude test


April 9, 2017


Result of design aptitude test


April 24, 2017


Studio test & interview


May 19 & 20, 2017


Final list


May 21, 2017


Commencement of program


July 3, 2017 ( tentative )

The forms are available on

Founded in 2006, Pune based MIT Institute of Design (MITID) is a premier centre for Design education, practice and research in India and is part of the Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Education and Research (MAEER).