Mr Chandrakant Sonawane is the Chief mentor for fashion designing domain at Times & Trends Academy. He is one of the leading names in the Bollywood industry when it comes to costume designing. He has proved his mettle in Bollywood after designing costumes for hit flicks such as Padmaavat, Bajirao Mastani, Ramleela, Bhoomi, etc.
Chandrakant mentors TTAians and he is the primary source of inspiration for our students. He has also offered various Bollywood projects to fashion students from TTA. He interacts regularly with fashion students, offers technical advice and has loads of Bollywood experience to share. Thanks to him, TTA breeds a talent pool of fashion aspirants.
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. Times and Trends Academy has an educational tie-up with ACCA.
Together, we aim to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability, and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance, and management. Together, we believe that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development. We aim to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. Our values are aligned with the needs of employers in all sectors and we ensure that, through our qualifications, we prepare accountants for business.
We seek to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating our qualifications and their delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers.
International Skill Development Corporation is an organization that we tied up with to promote skill development. Times & Trends Academy has tied up with ISDC as both entities share the same vision of developing the skillsets of youth. The operation includes the various Skill Development Projects, Professional and Vocational Education Activities, Professional and Corporate Training, Consulting, Research & Development, and other Learning Solutions. ISDC focuses on improving learning outcomes, raising literacy levels, etc. The association also offers students to undertake ACCA exams at subsidized fees. TTA students can choose to opt ISDC to seek subsidy for ACCA program.
Franchise India Holding Ltd.
Times & Trends Academy is proud to be associated with Franchise India Holding Ltd. Franchise India Holdings Limited is Asia’s largest integrated franchise solution company since 1999, and an absolute authority on franchising and licensing. Franchise India Holdings Ltd. has helped hundreds of investors in selecting the right franchise and, in turn, assisted numerous organizations in international and domestic franchise expansion. Knowledge, Opportunity, Network, and Success are Franchise India Holdings Ltd.’s key ingredients.
We are also a proud member of TIE – The Indus Entrepreneur that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and the industry.
We are proud to be associated with DJ Abhishek Mantri, who has been a professional DJ for 16 years now and has shared the console with several renowned names from the international DJ circuit for events across the length and breadth of the country. He ranks #25 in All India Rankings.
We are proud to be associated with Godwit Events – a leading Sports Management Company of India named after the migratory bird Godwit, which holds the World Record for the longest known flight of 11,500 km’s by any species without food or water. The company is committed to adding value to clients through excellence in the field of Sports Management.
We are proud to be associated with Bandhan Weddings, which is a wedding planning company that was born out of a desire to meet the growing demand of more sophisticated and discerning bespoke wedding planning. They are an approachable, friendly and professional team with infinite energy and an abundance of innovative ideas.
Launched by Goldman Sachs, 10,000 Women is a global initiative that will increase the number of underserved women receiving a business and management education. The Indian School of Business (ISB) is an academic partner for the 10,000 Women initiative in India. Through this initiative, Goldman Sachs, and the ISB will be able to provide a world-class education that helps the participants unleash their full potential, think big, and grow their businesses.
ADI – Associations of Designers of India
ADI is the first Indian body for all Indian origin professional designers and related people, educators and the Industry. The ADI raises the profile of designers and its practitioners. They are creating a platform and building the knowledge that helps employers & clients of design business acknowledge the value that your design adds. And when we do that, we add value to your business and career.
SDC – Society of Dyers and Colourist
The Society of Dyers and Colourist (SDC) is the only body in the world to have the royal charter. SDC’s training courses are industry-proven and internationally recognized. They focus on topics of direct relevance to those working with colour. The students are provided with an opportunity to use the technical knowledge available under guidance from SDC and it also supports in training for various industry practical knowledge of colours.
City of Oxford College, Oxford, UK
Times & Trends Academy has collaborated with the City of Oxford College to offer an exceptional opportunity wherein students will be able to choose and study a vocational course and get an International Diploma from the reputed ‘City of Oxford College,’ Oxford, United Kingdom, by studying a course under any of the five domains:
1) Fashion Design 2) Interior Design 3) Event Management 4) Animation 5) Finance & Accounts
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
Times & Trends Academy offers a three-year B.Sc. Degree in Fashion and Interior Design affiliated to Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU). The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University has been recognized by the University Grants Commission.
Times & Trends Academy is proud to be an authorized training partner for Autodesk. From academia and throughout your professional career, Autodesk provides educational resources—instructor-led, self-paced, or online training—and certification to help you stay competitive. Auto Desk helps students earn an industry-recognized credential that helps prove your skill level and can get you hired.
We are proud to be an esteemed member of the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) which is the pioneer and most representative association of the Indian apparel industry for over four decades.
E Positive Entertainment Private Limited
We are proud to be associated with E Positive Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. That has been instrumental in the process of conceptualization to implementation of corporate events, product launches, store launches, brand promotions and more. Our services include event logistics, venue sourcing, strategic event consultancy, and creative event production.
We are proud to be associated with Continuum Solutions, Pune – an Advertising & Event Management Company set out to the high spirit of innovation. By bringing in novelty into all the projects we undertake, they have dedicated themselves to quality and creativity for almost half a decade now.
We are proud to be associated with Stylus Events which is a company in Pune committed to become one of the country’s leading event management firms in the field of multi-event extravaganza and is a one-point-stop for Brand Activation through use of effective strategies for sales drive, target awareness, and desired response.
Pune Film Festival (PIFF)
We are proud to be associated with the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) born in 2002 with the aim to attract the best in celluloid to the city, a task that it has achieved over the last 12 years. Today PIFF is an important date on the calendar for film buffs, filmmakers and all from the film fraternity not only across Pune or India but across the globe.
We are a proud member of MCCIA. MCCIA has been playing a significant role in accelerating the industrial and economic development of Pune region for more than seven decades now.