The Jewellery Design and Management International School (Abbreviation: JDMIS) is a school specializing in the jewellery industry based in Singapore.
The JDMIS is a jewellery design & management school that aims to provide education and inspiration by means of specialized academic programs in jewellery design, history, marketing & management as well as vocational training in new technologies and practical production of creative, designer jewellery.
The JDMIS is a private limited company registered in Singapore in 2007. The school benefits from the restructured and streamlined organization and assets contributed by its majority shareholder, JusTanja Pte. Ltd. an education business with over 12 years of jewellery training experience in Singapore. Through JusTanja's Creative Jewellery Studio, over 11,000 students have completed professional training courses since 1995. The Dean of the JDMIS, Tanja M. Sadow is a reputable jeweler, gemologist and educator in Singapore and has worked with the Gemological Institute of America training US-based residence and extension courses as well as teaching the first GIA international extension course in Singapore. Her background also includes the development of curricula for the Jewellery Industry Training Centre of Singapore in 1991-1994
The JDMIS is located in Sunshine Plaza where it operates three classrooms to conduct jewellery design and fabrication courses each for between 8 and 12 students. One room is classified as a workshop and is used by students & GJPA
members for 'practice sessions' where specialized equipment may be used under supervision.
The JDMIS offers a single Diploma in Jewellery Design & Marketing and two Advanced Diplomas in Jewellery Design & Management and Jewellery Design & Entrepreneurship. Also offered is a Specialist Diploma in Jewellery Design & Fabrication that incorporates relevant practical elements of both diploma and advanced diploma programs. These diplomas each consist of over 700 hours full time study, broken into 8 modules over six months.
Short 34-hour, skills based certificate programs designed for the trade and Singaporean students & existing jewellery designers deliver technical expertise in week-long full-time programs and month-long evening courses. Certificate holders are be able to receive credit for the relevant Diploma and Advanced Diploma modules, should they chose later to enroll in the full time Diploma courses.
The JDMIS is registered with the Singapore Ministry of Education
and its programmes have been approved by the Private Schools Division.
The JDMIS also provides materials and supplementary training and examination proctorship for the Accredited Jewellery Professional correspondence program from the Gemological Institute of America
. It has incorporated the AJP curriculum as part of its own foundation to Gemmology course/module, for which participants completing GIA's requirements also receive a Diploma from the GIA.
The JDMIS is a founding member of the Guild of Jewellery Professionals and Artisans
, currently a registered not-for-profit society in Singapore whose mandate is to define and uphold standards in jewellery fabrication and education in the region.