SXILL Founder and Worldskills Industrial Design Expert Prof. Vineet Raj Kapoor conducted a Design Thinking Workshop focused on Understanding needs of the User-Ergonomics evaluation and testing on 22 June 2023 at NITTTR Campus at Chandigarh for Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell and AICTE during the IDE Bootcamp held from 22-26 June 2023.
It was indeed a pleasure and privilege for SXILL to get this opportunity of Design Thinking Workshop to motivate and inspire the select crowd of 300 entrepreneurship driven hustlers of north India on the first day of the “Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp” at NITTTR, Chandigarh organized by Ministry of Education, Innovation Cell and AICTE.
During the Design Thinking Workshop, Vineet Raj Kapoor spoke about “how most of the Indian students are more interested in the execution of Ideas than the search of problems to solve. He stressed that the former leads to jobs, whereas the latter leads to entrepreneurship.” He also shared various anecdotes outlining each concept or idea, like the Charlie Chaplin film, Factory had a great dose on pain points especially related to Ergonomics as well as the Testing and Evaluation of ideas.
He is currently highly involved in the Design and Innovation space as India’s nominated Expert for Worldskills competition, amongst other duties. Speaking on the occasion he shared, “It is my dream to see Indian Innovation take a central place in the scheme of things across the world. need to build a complete ecosystem of innovation, and see that these innovation see the light of the day based on their viability. More companies need to come forward and adopt these kids into their ecosystem and nurture them. I am sure, it would be a win-win situation for both. We are helping out our local industry improve their designs and have been contacted by many original equipment manufacturers for this. We are open to helping out our competitors and peers implement this methodology at their Universities and Institutions. Our students have worked at the Top in leading organizations including Ericson, Sony, Yatra.com, Gaana.com as well as Directed top animated shows like ‘Motu Patlu’ and even independent artists like Sukh-E the singer amongst others. Our alumnus own leading IT companies in the region like Intelligaia, Trabug, Creative Peppers etc.”
Prof. Vineet Raj Kapoor, SXILL was also invited by FICCI in March 2022 to represent the Indian Angle to Dubai Expo for the Round Table on “Fostering Skilling ecosystem by exchange of Knowledge, service & resources” Media & Entertainment Skills Council, (MESC), one the pioneer council for skill training for M&E domain, hosted the Industry-Academia round table discussion in association with FICCI on 23rd March at Dubai Expo 2020 in Dubai. He also was the Invited as the International Key Speaker at World Design Organization backed event at Moscow, Russia on World Design Day on 29 June 222. He also featured as a prescreening jury for Smart India Hackathon 2022 (India), Eurasian Future Skills Competition (Russia), and Khabarovsk International Competition (Khabarovsk), BRICS Future Skills Challenge (China) amongst others
Neelu Kapoor, the Founder of SXILL and herself a National Jury (Graphic Design) for NSDC backed Indiaskills said, “SXILL offer a unique ‘Design your own Curriculum’ option in line with the National Education Policy as well as a World Class Animation and Design Finishing School SXILLUP for Animation and Design passouts from Colleges. In this endeavor SXILL is backed by top studios like Lakshya Digital, Digitoonz, Greengold (Chhota Bheem), Technicolor, and more. Our students consistently win International Awards like 11secondclub and GO48!”