The Design & Innovation Pathway offers immersive research, design and innovation acceleration programs. We focus on providing aspiring designers with the environment, mindset, skills and tools needed to begin or develop their careers in design. Idea Studio Africa offers a blend of multidisciplinary design programs individuals can specialise in.
Current programs in this pathway are Business Design and Design Research Fellowship Programs
What you gain by taking the Mideva Design Fellowship:
- Gain practical design, innovation, and leadership skills.
- Learn, practice and showcase the skills needed for the future of work.
- Work on real projects while learning.
- Get access to digital tools and resources that will make learning fun and easier.
- Discover and deepen your design and creative thinking skills.
- Access, connect, and collaborate with a community of peers, mentors, experienced practitioners and local and global partners.
Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Idea Studio Africa currently has 3 programs. These are: Human-Centered Design Foundational Program, ISA Entrepreneurship Program, Mideva Design Fellowship.
Our fellows come from diverse backgrounds all with the goal to up-skill, transition, re-skill, change course or learn something new in research, design, innovation, or entrepreneurship
Due to the intensive and immersive nature of some of the fellowship programs, we do not recommend taking two programs at the same time. However, you can take up another program as soon as you’re done with one!
Yes! We have tailored payment plans that can support the fellows who are most in need. To learn more about a payment plan that works for you, feel free to contact us via a phone call, a WhatsApp message, or email
Yes! Our learning support scholarships are based on merit and economical needs. To learn more about the learning support sponsorships, contact us via email at email@example.com
Some of our fellowship programs support a hybrid learning model, allowing participants with full-time commitments and those in any location, the flexibility to attend. Check out the modules for our programs to learn more or reach out to us directly for any clarity.
Each fellowship program is structured differently and has different commitment requirements. Generally, the fellowship is immersive and hybrid in nature, leveraging online and in-person delivery and practice.