Institute of Media

DraftCraft International Institute of Media

DraftCraft International's Institute of Media regularly conducts educational and professional courses that provide academic enrichment, conform to global industry standards and are recognised internationally. These courses are conducted independently as well as in conjunction with universities and institutes across the world. The oldest of its kind, instituted since 2001, this institute offers industry-specific certificate courses and workshops.

The courses are designed and delivered by learned academicians, media practitioners, leading domain experts and industry professionals to provide in-depth academic understanding, practical outlook and balanced global perspective. This ensures building employable skills in a particular area that greatly enhance global career prospects. The curriculum is updated at regular intervals keeping in sync with changing laws and policies.

DraftCraft International institutes conduct Certificates Courses, Workshops, Talks, Lectures, Seminars, Symposiums, Round Table Conferences and Industrial Visits for fresh graduates, post-graduates, professionals, industry players, researchers, academicians and interested members of the public.

Modes of Delivery
The courses are conducted in several interactive modes:
- Physical/Classroom mode lectures for small groups for personalised attention
- Online mode where the course material is disseminated virtually through the internet
- Walk-through mode where practical aspects of a subject are taught from Ground Zero
The sessions are interspersed with research assignments, discussions, presentations and screenings.

Assessment
- Participants are assessed at the end of the course by way of test(s).
- A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Unique Features
- Participants are continuously mentored and provided academic support during the course duration.
- The courses enable participants to supplement their formal education with integrated research, niche education, industry training and practical exposure.
- Those seeking a career in the field are counseled for relevant employment opportunities with entities in India and abroad such as media houses, publications, advertising and PR agencies, international organisations, government agencies, corporates, educational institutes and NGOs.

Other Details
- Duration: Approx. 20 hours over One Month (on weekends).
- Frequency of sessions can be customised.
- Charges are discounted for DraftCraft interns.
- Most courses are available as Online Courses also.

Presently, the institute is offering the following Certificate Courses and Workshops. Contact us on institutes@draftcraft.in or +91 8080441593 for details.


Certificate Course: Fundamentals In Practice (Media and Law)
The course is the perfect opportunity for students who wish to embark on a career in media after finishing school or graduation. The fundamental course details the basics of media and mass communication (print, radio and television, electronic) and touches upon all the crucial aspects of the field to form a strong foundation. The modules include introduction to the three main facets of media - Journalism, Advertising and Media, Reporting and Editing, Production and Design, News Photography, Film-Making, Social Media Reportage, etc. and Media Laws. The course includes field trips and practical assignments for hands-on experience.


Certificate Course: Media Laws - Defamation, Sedition and Contempt
The course is an intensive training programme that covers legal aspects of the Media industry - newspapers, magazines, periodicals in the print media; radio, podcasts in the audio media; news channels, documentary channels and others in the television media; spoofs, documentaries, shorts and reviews in the online/electronic media.
Media is hailed as the 'Fourth Estate' i.e a watchdog for the other pillars of democracy. Media informs the society, raises issues of public interest and advocates to those responsible for public welfare. This course will apprise participants of the legalese involving Copyright, Agreements, Fake News, Indian and Foreign Media Regulations, Censorship, Civil and Criminal Defamation, Freedom of Speech, Bias, Public Good and Sedition. Each module is complete with the latest in Case Studies, Precedents, Judgement Analysis, Act and Rule Application, Amendments, Legal Insight, Reach and Global Perspective. This is a first-of-its-kind signature course conducted by DraftCraft International Institute of Media since 2001.


Certificate Course: Contemporary Issues
Will tackle contemporary issues such as Citizenship Bill, Electoral Processes, LGBT Rights, Bans, India's Foreign Policy, Women Laws, MeToo, Kashmir, Armed Forces and Censorship during the second quarterly Certificate Course in Contemporary issues - April-June 2019. The week-long course spread over four weekends is highly recommended for Students of Mass Media, Journalists, Print and Online Media Aspirants who gain International Certification as well as valuable insights from industry experts at DraftCraft International - A Media-Legal Think Tank. This is a first-of-its-kind signature course conducted by DraftCraft International Institute of Media since 2001.


Certificate Course: Fake News
The course is an intensive training programme that covers legal and social aspects of Fake News that has become an everyday affair in our lives now. The course will focus on identifying fake news and analysing impact in the country and internationally. Each module is complete with study material, detailed analysis, practical application, case studies, legal aspect as well as global perspective. This is a first-of-its-kind signature course conducted by DraftCraft International Institute of Media since 2001.


Certificate Course: Media Censorship
The course examines the definition of Media Censorship, its relevance and prevalence in the country and around the world. Media Censorship is the act of altering and/or banning content that is objectionable, harmful, immoral, illegal, sensitive and illicit as per the law and common perception. The course explains censorship laws and guidelines and applicability to the various kinds of media such as newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, publications, internet-based content and social media. The course also examines constitutional rights of freedom of speech and expression. Each module is complete with the latest in Case Studies, Precedents and Legal Insight from India and around the world. This is a first-of-its-kind signature course conducted by DraftCraft International Institute of Media since 2001.


OTHER CERTIFICATE COURSES IN JOURNALISM: 
- REPORTING
- CREATIVE WRITING
- FEATURE WRITING
- FICTION AND POETRY
- CONTENT WRITING
- ONLINE REPORTAGE / BLOGGING
- COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
- NEWSPAPER / MAGAZINE

Each Certificate Course will include specific modules of the relevant course and general topics mentioned, such as: Current Trends / Contemporary Issues / Identifying Stories / Identifying Issues / Print and Electronic Media / Reporting / Subbing / Editing / Production / Distribution / Investigative Journalism / International Reporting / Fake News / Psychology of Writing / News Features / News Reports / Media Ethics / Media Laws / Impact Stories

Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Duration: One Month / Three Months / Six Months (on weekends)
Mode: Interactive, in small groups of maximum five persons for personalised attention
Contact for details, dates and cost. Charges are discounted for DraftCraft interns
These courses are available as online courses also


OTHER CERTIFICATE COURSES IN ADVERTISING, MARKETING and PR:
- FUNDAMENTALS OF ADVERTISING AND MARKETING / OVERVIEW OF INDUSTRY
- SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
- SOCIAL MEDIA JOURNALISM
- PUBLIC RELATIONS
- FUNDRAISING
- SPONSORSHIPS
- IMAGE-BUILDING
- CLIENT SERVICING
- BRAND MANAGEMENT
- POLITICAL/SOCIAL CAMPAIGNING

Each Certificate Course will include specific modules of the relevant course and general topics mentioned, such as: Marketing Techniques / SEO / Communication Principles / Corporate Communication / Marketing Platforms / Digital Marketing / Trends / Optimisation / Marketing Mediums / Brand Building / Customer Engagement / Case Studies / Advertising and PR

Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Duration: One Month / Three Months / Six Months (on weekends)
Mode: Interactive, in small groups of maximum five persons for personalised attention
Contact for details, dates and cost. Charges are discounted for DraftCraft interns
These courses are available as online courses also