Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
that develop and sell their own products for the local and/or tourism markets.
Duration and dates:
February 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 9; 2022
5 x 3 hour sessions (15 hours total!)
Wednesdays 1 - 4pm MRU
Online via Zoom
Up to 15 Participants
Deadline February 4, 2022. Registration is closed.
Registration is now closed!
Nikola is the Head of Creative & Communication at the CSCP. She has a diverse background in both design and social and environmental sciences. Her combination of interdisciplinary studies and experience helps her not only to visualise the complexities of sustainable consumption and production but to develop holistic creative and communication formats that target the audience on multiple levels. Her goal is to create impulses to open up for real change in thought and behaviour.
For the Sustainable Island Mauritius Project she has been involved in the Handicraft and Design Community to support more sustainable practices towards a resilient local economy.
Shirin Gunny is the Managing Director of Made in Moris. Her mission since 2013 has been to imagine, create, and ensure the strategic development of the Made in Moris label which has since become a reference for strong Mauritian brands. Postgraduate of HEC Montreal, Shirin started her career at Cossette, the most prestigious Canadian Communication agency. As a strategic planner, Shirin has been implementing diverse and challenging communication plans for famous brands such as Bell, Nestle, Poste Canada, Mentos. She won various international awards (Cannes Lions 2008, Grand Prix Stratégies France 2008, Canadian Marketing Association Awards…) Her strong design thinking skills, combined with her sense of creativity and contagious enthusiasm, enable her to create and develop success stories. Shirin is also a designer and artist.
“We wish we could have only the Mauritian handicraft and more Mauritian designed products in our shops but we can’t“ - Hotel Shop Manager on our survey
-> Find out in our workshop what the shop manager is looking for!
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Week 1: Introduction, Topics and Goals
Week 2: Sustainable Design, Circular Design, Materials
Week 3: How to increase the value of your product / What do consumers want
Week 4: Storytelling & Branding
Week 5: Bringing it all together!