The Masterclass Industrial Design Engineering is a postgraduate program for our best alumni in Industrial (product) Design in collaboration with the industry.
In this exclusive 10-month program, financed by the participating companies, IDC selects its’ most promising product designers to work within your company on your innovation project.
The Masterclass is a unique combination of working and studying:
While working on challenging design projects in a company, Masterclasser get weekly management classes and personal coaching of external consultants. Resulting in both personal and professional growth. In this way, graduates can prove the industry what they are made of!
"Our two Masterclassers form a unique design team that complement each other. Their energetic approach and hands-on mentality triggers our scientists.
The clash between product designers and chemists gives sparks. A win-win between both parties.”
Mario Genetello, R&D Engineer RECTICEL NV
COMPANY: LOOKING FOR TALENT?
Unique recruitment formula: Selection and matching of young design talent by IDC.
Innovation project: Realize your innovation strategy by promising graduates during an intensive 10 month period.
IDC Expertise: During the project companies can appleal to the knowledge, expertise and researchers of IDC.
IP for the company
STUDENT: SEEKING A CAREER BOOST?
Carreer growth: unleash your full potential in a highly challenging
company setting on an innovation project.
Postgraduate degree: You receive a post-graduate degree
in Industrial Design Engineering after 10 months.
Monthly wage: There is no tuition fee, Masterclassers
receive a monthly wage from the company.
Build your network and gain valuable experience!
Based on company wants and needs, 1 or 2 Masterclassers work on innovation projects related to research, development and design of products and or services, during 4 days a week.
One day in the week is reserved for personal growth, coaching and management classes by external consultants in:
management & leadership skills
innovation & change management
project & time management
value innovation & service design
DURATION: 10 MONTHS
With start in October or February
The Masterclass is paid by the participating companies and includes:
Recruitment of candidates
Personnel administration by Howest en monthly wages
Organisation of the Masterclass
Intellectual Property for the company
Up to 40% subsidies through KMO Portefeuille.
SELECTION of CANDIDATES
We scout young design talent. Companies select the candidate(s) in close collaboration with IPO.
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