DIPLOMA OF APPLIED FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING MST50116

FASHION BUSINESS

Melbourne Fashion Institute Business 2

“I am so happy with the course. I have graduated feeling confident about my understanding of the industry. I also have a strong sense of direction on the career path I want to follow and that is exactly what I was hoping to achieve from this course. My mentor was outstanding and was so committed to ensuring all students got the best education possible.” Hazel Mako, Fashion Business

ENQUIRE/ENROL

The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising is a course, which focuses on the main areas of a Fashion Business. This course is suitable for those who are looking to gain employment at a fashion company or start their own fashion business. This is a comprehensive theory-based course that will ensure you gain a solid understanding of all the elements that drive a fashion business.

CERTIFICATION

Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising MST50116

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Fashion business & merchandising
  • Business plan creation
  • Finance
  • Competitive forces in the market
  • Marketing and sales
  • Suppliers and manufacturing strategies
  • Computer Aided Design and Illustration
  • Retail, visual merchandising, buying, sourcing, social media and more

LEARNING

  • The course is industry specific
  • A combination of theory and practical learning
  • Research
  • Trade skills
  • IT skills
  • Homework
  • Includes visits to factories and design houses (subject to availability)
  • Small class sizes of 8 to 15 students

ASSESSMENT
Assessment requires completion of all assignments, set tasks, projects, tests & presentations. In order to develop knowledge and skills to successfully complete the course, students are required to be punctual and encouraged to attend all classes.

MFI PRE-REQUISITES
None

PATHWAYS

none

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

  • Personal Laptop required (maximum 2 years old)
  • Current edition of Microsoft Office software
  • Current edition of Adobe Creative Suite software package or access to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Detailed equipment lists received at enrolment

DURATION

  • Day -12 months
  • 3 days per week of face to face delivery/assessment
  • 18 hours per week of self-directed learning
  • Evening – 22 months
  • 2 evenings per week, including Saturday’s (average 2 Saturday’s per month) of face to face delivery/assessment
  • 6 hours per week of self-directed learning

These are based on the average student, each individual will vary

LOCATION

All classes are held at Melbourne Fashion Institute, Level 2, 156 George Street, Fitzroy, 3065

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