The School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune was established in 1998 by Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS), Pune , India - in collaboration with National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), (Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India) with a mission to identify young women with professional, managerial, technical and entrepreneurial aspirations, talents and determination and trigger them off to become excellent inspirational leaders in the fashion industry in India to meet the challenges of industrial competitiveness on a global plane.
In the year 2000-2001 School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune initiated the bachelor’s degree curriculum with SNDT Women's University, an internationally recognized university that certifies the degree as equivalent to those offered by international degree-granting institutions.
The SOFT SNDT degree – "B. Design (Specialization in Fashion Design/ Fashion Communication/ Textile Design/ Lifestyle)", which is recognized by leading designers, industrialists and experts in related academics, many of whom serve as consultants, the on going dialogue continues to give student’s interaction with industry professional in the field.
The environment of School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) strikes the right chord for learning and overall development of the students. The wide range of activities gives students the much wanted break while ensuring their all round development. Well-designed campus of School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), overwhelmed with light and fresh air gives an added advantage in learning.
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Benefits to Students -
Better understanding of a company
Opportunity to correlate, theory with practice
Opportunity to study an organization, its product and production activities
Study the functioning of various departments
Opportunity to learn to manage functional activities of an organization
Opportunity to learn to be an efficient and effective executive
Techniques for integration of all departments in the company to improve productivity and profitability
Opportunity to take up project work in final year focusing on the problem of the industry.
Benefits to Industry -
Opportunity to know the inquisitiveness and keenness to learn of the interns
Opportunity to select dedicated and committed professionals
Opportunity to interact with fresh students whose opinions are also valued (many a times students are reported to have given beneficial suggestions)
Opportunity to mould the young interns to the environment of the company keeping the organizational needs in mind and to provide better managers to the company
Courses offered by School of Fashion Technology, Pune
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