3 Month Certificate Program in
Jewelry Design and Business Management

About the Program

program program

Jewelry Design and Business Management

The three month program in collaboration with the world’s trusted authority in diamond and fine jewelry grading - The International Gemological Institute (IGI) and one of India’s leading B-Schools, WeSchool, is a unique program combining Jewelry Designing and Management Education. Jewelry designing skills and business management acumen - this integration caters to the need for specialised skill development in growing economy like India. It acquaints the learner with techniques in jewelry design and basics in business management. The course is specially cut for freshers, professionals, entrepreneurs and designers who are looking at entering or up grading in the Gems and Jewelry sector.

From the Leadership IGI India / WeSchool

Mr. Tehmasp Printer, Managing Director- IGI India

The integration of jewelry design curriculum with managerial studies is an opportunity for design professionals to acuminate their business capabilities. The IGI-WeSchool Jewelry Design and Business Management course is specially curated to help design aspirants prepare for a career in the field of jewelry design and retail management. The curriculum aims at developing business professionals who will redefine the scope of jewelry business in the gem and jewelry sector.


Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, S.P. Mandali’s WeSchool

Our partnership with International Gemological Institute aims to bring out the best of academia-industry in the gems and jewelry segment. With the introduction of such courses, WeSchool aims to provide hands-on technical knowledge and management expertise to aspirants and professionals who will add value to specialised industry needs, and enable help them to grow exponentially as entrepreneurs and as future managers.


Who should enroll for the program?

  • Freshers who aspire to be jewelry designers
  • Aspirants keen to set up their start-up in Gems and Jewelry segment
  • Professionals in gems and jewelry business especially retail wishing to up-skill themselves to move up the ladder in their respective organisation
  • Present gems and jewelry entrepreneurs who wish to learn mainstream designing and manufacturing
  • Designers with an entrepreneurial penchant

What are the benefits for the learners?

  • The program provides an in-depth knowledge about jewelry business, the industry, various aspects of jewelry designing and entrepreneurial competencies.
  • It exposes the learner to finer nuances on jewelry design for different diamonds and gemstones.
  • It introduces the learners to basics in business management in the area of marketing communications, finance, operations and more.
  • Overall, the course enables students to practically apply their skills and begin their growth journey in Gems and Jewelry industry.
  • The outcome of the program aims to channelize the learner’s creativity and hone their managerial abilities. It centers on empowering jewelry designers to create their individual design brand and groom them to manage the day-to-day operations at the retail and start-up level.
  • From mainstream designing and manufacturing to freelancing or starting your own venture, the course opens a plethora of options for designers with entrepreneurial interest.
  • Gaining new skills with this program would be your initiation to the Gems and Jewelry industry.


Jewelry Design Program – 40 days
Module 1 - Illustrative Methodology
Module 2 - Jewelry Design Techniques
Module 3 - Fundamentals of Jewelry Manufacturing & Pricing
Module 4 - Introduction to CAD-Matrix Software
Module 5 - Jewelry Mounting Techniques
Module 6 - Rendering Software
Business Management Program – 20 days
Module 1 - Communication
Module 2 - Supervisory Management
Module 3 - Financial Management
Module 4 - Marketing Management
Module 5 - Operations
Module 6 - Entrepreneurship

Duration & Fees

Program Start Date 17th February 2020
Fees INR 1,81,600 + GST
Duration Three months
Timings 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Training Venue S. P. Mandali's Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WeSchool),
Management Development Centre, Block #72 (7th Floor), Maker Chambers VI,
220, Jamnalal Bajaj Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021

About IGI

Established in the year 1975, headquartered in Antwerp,
Belgium, IGI is the largest independent gemological laboratory and appraisal institute with offices across the globe. Around the world, IGI reports bring confidence when buying or selling diamonds, gemstones and jewelry. IGI's School of Gemology is the ultimate source for discovering the breathtaking world of diamonds, gemstones and jewelry. IGI's worldwide schools offer an unrivalled range of coursework, spanning everything from rough diamond grading to gemstones, pearls, modern treatments and computer-aided jewelry design.

IGI School of Gemology, has a state-of-the-art campus in Mumbai and has been providing high quality programs to time-constrained industry professionals – area retailers, jewelry designers & jewelry enthusiasts and students who want to earn a professional diploma in the fascinating world of gems & jewelry.

You can enrol at IGI's dynamic School of Gemology to build your career today.

About WeSchool

Established in 1977, S. P. Mandali's Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) functions under the aegis of S.P. Mandali Trust, a premier educational society headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra.

It has a state-of-the-art campus in Mumbai and Bengaluru. With design thinking at its core, WeSchool offers a host of programs for aspiring students and experienced professionals as well. The accolades won by WeSchool affirm its vision to nurture thought leaders and practitioners through inventive education.

The B-School won the 'Special Mention by Jury' award for its contribution in management education and best student category at the 40th Bombay Management Association (BMA) Academic Awards 2019. It has also been acknowledged as the 'Champion of Rural Markets 2018' for advocating rural growth through Management Education, at the 6th Annual Economic Times, Rural Strategy Summit, Delhi.