DIPLOMA OF APPLIED FASHION DESIGN & MERCHANDISING –

BUSINESS AND MERCHANDISING STREAM 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 (Business and Merchanding Stream) at Melbourne Fashion Institute (MFI) 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. Although there are no pre-requisites for the Business and Merchandising stream, it can be studied as part of the Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising pathway; this is the Diploma of Fashion Design and Merchandising – Design and Product Development stream.

The Diploma 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.

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

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