Design & Brand Masterclass to be held in Accra

Profile PixThe first ever Design & Brand Masterclass, organized by AITI (Advanced Information Technology Institute) and Vertü, is scheduled to begin on the 18th November 2013 at AITI (Kofi Annan Centre for Excellence in ICT).

The six-week Masterclass will be begin from 18 November 2013 and is poised to be an intense, competitive and rigorous hands-on course given by Nana Kwadwo Duah, Creative Director of Oxygen, a Brand and Identity firm located in Accra, who will teach participants what the require to conceptualize, create and communicate a game-changing, desirable and powerful brand. The course will be also be facilitated by other industry practitioners such as Emmanuel Bobbie, Kofi Amos (former Creative Director of STB McCann, Kweku Ewusie-Mensah of DPI Print and Maximus Ametorgoh of Pop Out .

The 6-week Design & Brand Masterclass is open to professionals and novices alike from the advertising, design, branding and web design fields. Anyone enticed by the power of creating the future through design and branding may also apply. The only requirement is brainpower, creativity, teamwork and lots of energy. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded with a Professional Certificate in Design and Branding endorsed by the Kofi Annan Centre for Excellence (AITI) and Vertü, Ghana’s premiere creative arts institute.

Nana Kwadwo Duah happens to be the son of the late Alexandra Duah, one of Ghana’s foremost actresses. In her honor, he has instituted the Alexandra Duah Scholarship for Independent Creative Nous which seeks to award one male and one female the opportunity to join this Masterclass and have all their expenses (worth GH¢1,200 each) paid for. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants will simply have to send a 300 worded essay to scholarship@vertughana.org expressing why they deserve the scholarship. Deadline for submission is this Friday 8th November 2013.

For more information on the Masterclass and the scholarship scheme, log onto the Vertü site, www.vertughana.org or the AITI site, www.aiti-kace.com.gh/?q=vertu

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