Who is CIDI Chanapatana founder? How long has CIDI Chanapatana operated?
Chanapatana International Design Institute or CIDI (pronounced "Cee-I-Dee-I") was founded in 2000 under Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo Foundation. It aims to develop Thailand 's design human resources to be competitive in international landscape, as well as to be able to establish Thai brands in global market.
Who are CIDI Chanapatana management and administration?
Management team and administration officers are a volunteer team serving Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo Foundation at no remuneration. The team led by President Dr.Sakron Suksriwong, who is currently a special lecturer at Chulalongkorn University and a top executive of private and public organizations, consists of high level executives from private corporations in various fields who wish to share their passion of developing Thailand design capabilities.
Since the institute is a non-profit organization, how can I trust the professional quality of educational management here?
In fact, CIDI Chanapatana students can benefit from the nature of non-profit organization here because tuition fee for Thai students is partly subsidized by Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo Foundation. Despite that fact, the administration of this institute is managed by highly experienced executives from educational and private organizations. Therefore, you can be assured that the quality of education at CIDI Chanapatana is not compromised.
Does CIDI Chanapatana have any academic cooperation with other universities?

CIDI Chanapatana has achieved academic cooperation of various types with public universities e.g. Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Phranakhon Rajabhat University, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep, Thonburi Rajabhat University, Chulalongkorn Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University. Several public universities have sent their instructors to study at CIDI Chanapatana.

Does CIDI Chanapatana have any professional cooperation with other organizations?

CIDI Chanapatana has established professional cooperation with a number of well-known organizations. For example, Thai Yamaha Motor and CC-OO brand  in form of awarding scholarship to study Diploma programs at CIDI Chanapatana to the winners of particularly selected contests arranged by them. CIDI Chanapatana also cooperated with Thailand Textile Institute (THTI) to, for example, mutually exchange researches & knowledge in design industry.