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- Shubham


Footwear industry is very vast and also growing rapidly so career opportunities are also likely to grow. To be part of this industry one must have knowledge of latest technology and practices. Footwear Designing & Technology courses are designed considering various requirements of the industry. An effective programme should include practical as well as theoretical learning and cover all important areas such as manufacturing, design, operations, sales and marketing, quality control, etc. Institutes like FDDI, NIFT, CLRI, Govt. Leather Institutes have been offering courses such as PGDM/MBA (Footwear Design, Production & Management), BDes(Footwear Design, Production & Management) and other Footwear Designing and Production Technology related programmes which are well known in footwear industry.
BTech. in Footwear Technology is, comparatively, a new programme. However, a recognised BTech. degree from a good institute can help you make a strong career. You can start as an intern in industry and later on, after some experience and knowledge you can decide your long term career objectives. Footwear designing and technology courses offer career options such as:
- Footwear Technologist
- Product Developer(footwear) / Production Coordinator
- Footwear Designer /Design Manager
- Footwear Merchandiser
- Quality Controller

You can work with specialist footwear companies - men, women, children, safety footwear, sportswear companies, designer labels, retail sector or allied industries in India and overseas.

[Answered on November 28, 2014]

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