Part time Master's Degree in Fashion Marketing in London in United Kingdom

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Studies in fashion marketing focus on business classes such as financial accounting and economics, as well as fashion courses like retail management and fashion merchandising. Many programs also include projects and internships in the fashion industry.

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Master (MA) Fashion

Ravensbourne
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom London

Ravensbourne’s MA Fashion has innovation at its heart, challenging the boundaries of traditional fashion design, practice and manufacture; and has been developed in response to market forces [+]

MA Fashion

Ravensbourne’s MA Fashion has innovation at its heart, challenging the boundaries of traditional fashion design, practice and manufacture; and has been developed in response to market forces shaping the fashion industry today, where cutting-edge design practice is balanced with sophisticated commercial strategy.

This is a creative, project-based course focusing on the dynamic between creativity, technology and business awareness. The course develops the critical and creative, and technical and professional skills necessary to advance practice and stimulate innovation in the fashion industry.

As an MA Fashion student, you will explore the boundaries of creative fashion design and develop your digital skills utilising a range of prototyping technologies. The course will challenge you to re-examine the underpinning methodologies and ways of working that characterise creative practice in fashion. You will be encouraged to challenge the boundaries of traditional fashion design, practice and manufacture, and explore the creative opportunities offered by technology and new ways of working.... [-]


MSc Fashion Business Creation

Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
Campus 12 - 16 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

The MSc Fashion Business Creation is a pioneering, distinctive programme, integrating the latest academic research insights in fashion and business generally, with practical experience drawn from high-level connections within the industry. [+]

The MSc Fashion Business Creation is a pioneering, distinctive programme, integrating the latest academic research insights in fashion and business generally, with practical experience drawn from high-level connections within the industry. The programme includes a critical review of the anatomy of a fashion business and examines the process and actions associated with strategy development and implementation within new and developing fashion areas. Students will develop a sound understanding of global advancement strategies, including how to create and market a fashion brand in todays digitally-focused world. They will also have the option to deepen further their insight into fashion strategies by completing an internship or industry consultation project thanks to GCU Londons strong links with leading organisations within the fashion industry. On graduation, students will be well positioned to set up and run a successful fashion business enterprise, or take an existing business into a new phase of growth and development. Why Choose This Programme We'll help you develop your intellectual skills together with the contemporary skills and practices needed to excel in the industry. You will also build a wider appreciation of management issues, such as globalisation and sustainability, while developing branding and marketing skills. You will have access to mentorship programmes via our Honorary Professors and be taught in dynamic environments such as Masterclasses and through collaborative industry briefs. There will be a live fashion business on campus, where you will be able to observe a fashion enterprise first hand. You will also be able to attend our career enhancing Industry Speaker programme, which runs throughout the first and second semester. On graduation youll be well positioned to set up and run a successful fashion business enterprise, or take an existing business into a new phase of success. You will also have the opportunity to apply for the Retail Trusts interest free, seed funding prize. [-]

MSc Digital Fashion Strategy

Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
Campus 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom London

This 12 month academic programme is unique globally as it focuses on the strategic adoption, integration and optimisation of technology specific to the diverse needs of the fashion sector. Developed in consultation with senior industry stakeholders, this innovative course aims to develop graduates to be the digital thought leaders of the future. [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Marketing in London in United Kingdom. The British School of Fashion is proud to have the worlds first MSc in Digital Fashion Strategy at its GCU London Fashion Street campus, based in the heart of East London. This 12 month academic programme is unique globally as it focuses on the strategic adoption, integration and optimisation of technology specific to the diverse needs of the fashion sector. Developed in consultation with senior industry stakeholders, this innovative course aims to develop graduates to be the digital thought leaders of the future. This will be achieved through the programme’s distinctive trans-discipline approach to learning and an emphasis on industry engagement with Honorary Professor Masterclasses, on-campus networking events, live company project briefs, industry visits and a credit bearing internship. Programme Description Digital is a rapidly growing and evolving sector, and this is clearly evident within the fashion industry whereby traditional models of supply and demand are being challenged and transformed through technology. The British School of Fashion, alongside the British Fashion Council and Innovate UK, identify that these changes translate into a considerable gap in knowledge and skills within both academia and industry. Therefore, the MSc Fashion Digital Strategy has been created specifically to fill this gap. The programme team undertook six months of intensive research and consulted with a variety of industry representatives from fashion, media, retail, academia, technology, investment and government in order to ensure the structure and content of the programme were right for the market. The results of the development research indicated that the nascent nature of the digital fashion sector required a unique approach. Therefore, three key features are evident: Integrated - digital is not an 'add on', we believe that technology can, and should, be a point of differentiation and therefore be embedded holistically at both a strategic and operational level across all business functions Co-creative - due to the emergent nature of the subject area, participants of the programme will co-create new knowledge through the critical evaluation and evolution of traditional academic frameworks as applied to live industry collaborative projects Hybrid - the course will enable its graduates to develop the innovative blend of creative and analytical skills required to facilitate the transformational change involved in the digitisation of fashion businesses. Why Choose This Programme The MSc Digital Fashion Strategy offers a distinctive balance of academic rigour and industry practice throughout its teaching and assessment, which is facilitated through its network of Honorary Professors, Practitioners in Residence and research active staff. This course is the first of its kind globally and therefore its graduates will have a first mover advantage in the marketplace and be instantly distinctive. Knowledge and skills related to digital strategy are very much increasing in demand globally and the application of this within the fashion sector further enhances employability prospects. Industry participants involved in the course development research indicated that as a result of its credit-bearing internship, innovative structure and industry focus, they expect the graduates of the programme to have jobs secured before they complete. Career options for graduates of this programme include: digital strategists, digital managers, social media managers, e-commerce managers, content managers, innovation managers, brand managers, marketing managers, online visual merchandisers, bloggers, consultants, and entrepreneurs. [-]

Master in Fashion Marketing & Communication

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus 9 months

Fashion Marketing and Communication Managers are specialists in maximizing a company’s visibility and market share who do so by gathering information from different sources, writing marketing and communication plans, and suggesting practical actions levering both on media and extra media activities. This figure can work directly for the company, for an agency, or cover a position in one of the... [+]

Master in Fashion Marketing & Communication Fashion Marketing and Communication Managers are specialists in maximizing a company’s visibility and market share who do so by gathering information from different sources, writing marketing and communication plans, and suggesting practical actions levering both on media and extra media activities. This figure can work directly for the company, for an agency, or cover a position in one of the operators involved in the implementation of a plan, e.g. a magazine. This job requires analytical and planning skills as well as the use of images and words for one single simple purpose: conveying unique messages that are clear and effective. Above and below the line, conventional and unconventional, online and offline: these distinctions no longer exist because modern communication is integrated, and fashion, as a way of expressing an individual or collective identity is already the best means of communication. Moreover, following the economic crisis, it is clear that marketing cannot be taken as an infallible set of formulas, especially in fashion, where trends and changes in style always weight more than any type of numerical analysis. Therefore, since fashion is the most complete expression of society and human behaviour, simply understanding the complexity of fashion is paramount to marketing it. Studying on a general marketing and communication course does not guarantee students a position in the fashion industry. Instead, attending the Polimoda Fashion Marketing & Communication course opens doors to a potential career in all fields. In fact, while Robert Polet, who came from Unilever, left Gucci years ago, Apple has recently hired Angela Ahrendts from Burberry, Paul Deneve from Yves Saint Laurent and Jacob Jordan from Louis Vuitton. Make your plans! DESCRIPTION Taught by teachers with direct experience in the fashion industry, this course perfectly integrates the three words contained in its title: Fashion, Marketing and Communication. Students gain experience of the typical working environment of a creative agency when completing two team projects that will form part of their portfolio. The mid-term is about planning the launch of a new fashion magazine, with its target readership, budget, table of contents, mock-up, and minimum two pages featuring both editorial and commercial contents. The final project focuses on writing an integrated marketing and communication plan for a company, including the use of media and extra media, and visualizing the key message in practice by using at least one of the media involved (e.g. video, packaging, installation, etc.). The program is very intensive but also includes a series of guest lectures and seminars, and students have free access to two important events: Pitti Uomo and Milan Fashion Week. ELIGIBILITY The course is open to graduates (or equivalent) holding a valid academic degree. Applicants with no academic degree but with significant previous experience in Fashion or Luxury will be considered. Written and spoken English is required. ADMISSION Candidates will be selected after completion of a written test and an interview with the Head of Department. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Based on the student’s personal aptitudes and the skills acquired in the different teaching modules, students can aim for a career as: Marketing Manager Communication Manager Event Manager P.R. & Press Office Strategic Planner Account Manager Art Buyer & Media Planner Social Media Manager Digital Strategist Digital Marketing Management Web Content Curator Fashion Stylist Fashion Editor [-]

Master in International Fashion Business

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus 12 months

The Master in International Fashion Business provides all the instruments required for the management of the fashion enterprise in an international dimension: from production systems through to international marketing, distribution, strategic planning and communication. Because there can be no fashion business without a knowledge of fashion; there can be no international marketing without a knowledge of... [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Marketing in London in United Kingdom. Master in International Fashion Business The Master in International Fashion Business provides all the instruments required for the management of the fashion enterprise in an international dimension: from production systems through to international marketing, distribution, strategic planning and communication. Because there can be no fashion business without a knowledge of fashion; there can be no international marketing without a knowledge of one’s resources; there can be no communication and distribution without a cogent product-idea to communicate and distribute; finally there can be no recovery without an entrepreneurial mentality and sense of leadership. Post avant-garde fashion is sophisticated and wearable, rich in quality and oozing with know-how, but always with an element of originality. The third industrial revolution is digital and the textile chain is living through a time of great opportunities, as is the related market and the very notion of brand reputation. Nowadays international means global, that is with a worldwide scope and a local recognisability. Small and medium enterprises can find space because in the global dimension the market niches are enormous, while at the same time large enterprises need more dynamism. Following the crisis, all the markets are emerging, even the traditional ones, and if it is made over on a contemporary note the Italian enterprise can make the difference, just like before and more than before. Enterprise means enterprising. DESCRIPTION International Fashion Business is aimed at training a management figure with an entrepreneurial mentality, in possession of the specific competencies for addressing global fashion, in step with the times and capable of exploiting the market where it exists and of inventing one where it does not yet exist. To this end the master proposes an intensive rhythm created by the integration of three specialist modules: production, fashion system, product creation and management in the framework of a brand policy and organisation of the production processes. business, international strategic marketing, business administration, distribution and sales systems, legal protection and commercial management. communication, reading of economic phenomena connected with fashion, in-house and external communication, new systems of business based on online communication. The student has the possibility of developing two projects. A mid-term project based on the start-up of an innovative product, range or service, and a final project based on one or more forms of enterprise internationalisation, both conceived on real case studies and qualifying as portfolio at the end of the master. In addition to lectures by tenured staff, the master also comprises visits to a production site, a commercial business and a trade fair, also scheduling monthly visits by guests of international standing. ADMISSION The course is open to graduates and, in the absence of a degree or similar qualification, to those who have acquired significant experience in the fashion sector. Knowledge of English is preferable but not mandatory. Admission is agreed conditional on the submission of a CV and motivational letter, passing a written test and a successful interview with the Head of Department. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES The master trains students to fill key positions in business management (Marketing Manager or Commercial Manager), and in logistics and distribution (Operations, Export Manager, Retail Manager), through to external (Media Planner) and in-house communication (Human Resources). The specific slant of this master also provides a perfect background for activities of consultancy and enterprise. [-]

Master Fashion Merchandising & Buying

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus 9 months

The modern travel bag, the little black dress, fragrances, open toe shoes, women’s trousers, bikinis, leather boots, the destructured jacket for men, skinny jeans, sunglasses at night, avant-garde shapes and cuts, these are only few of the products that created new eras and defined contemporary lifestyle along the decades. Great products are key as they reflect the spirit of the time, always repeating and... [+]

Master Fashion Merchandising & Buying The modern travel bag, the little black dress, fragrances, open toe shoes, women’s trousers, bikinis, leather boots, the destructured jacket for men, skinny jeans, sunglasses at night, avant-garde shapes and cuts, these are only few of the products that created new eras and defined contemporary lifestyle along the decades. Great products are key as they reflect the spirit of the time, always repeating and yet always changing: menswear is the new womenswear, leather goods turned from accessory to core category and womanswear is challenged by wearable technology and the ultimate perspective of invisible-wear. Merging and combining categories and roles brings to the forefront the importance of ‘who is actually working alongside designers’ in production. These experts preserve know-how and foster innovation, they check trends and maintain brand identity by maximizing creativity and balancing the collection. Furthermore, the success of e-commerce is redefining the role of the store, always less point of sale and increasingly a meeting point where techniques of up-selling and cross-selling are fundamental, as well as the ability to visualize the product in a creative way, not only in the store window. This course creates an expert profile in fashion products, someone that understands the new scenario, is involved in production and retail, or, an expert that is the vital link between the two. DESCRIPTION The Fashion Merchandising & Buying program follows the product life-cycle and product mix looking at width (production, delivery, retail, exposition,) and focuses on 3 main areas: Fashion System - trends, materials, products, brands, trade fairs, online and off-line shops Management Tools - fashion buying and merchandising techniques, operations, retail management, visual merchandising Focus on Categories - specifics for buying and merchandising in apparel, knitwear, leather goods, footwear and fragrances The program includes field trips, guest lectures, and a final project portfolio. HOW TO APPLY The course is open to graduates (or equivalent) holding a valid academic degree. Applicants with no academic degree but with significant previous experience in Fashion will be considered. English language is required (both written & spoken). Candidates will be selected after completion of a written test and interview with the Head of Department. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Merchandising Manager Product Manager License Manager Operations & Logistics Manager Customer Relations Manager Distribution Manager Buyer Merchandiser Retail Manager Visual Merchandiser Potential employment placement: contracting firms, fashion branding, buying offices, major retailers, free-lance consultancy etc. [-]

MSc International Fashion Marketing

Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
Campus 12 - 16 semesters January 2017 United Kingdom London

Succeed at the next level with a practical and creative Master's degree. Focus on core concepts and principles of fashion marketing coupled with contemporary international issues, integrated fashion communications, global marketing and brand management. [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Marketing in London in United Kingdom. Succeed at the next level with a practical and creative Master's degree. Focus on core concepts and principles of fashion marketing coupled with contemporary international issues, integrated fashion communications, global marketing and brand management. Programme Description Fast-paced, exciting and innovative, the MSc International Fashion Marketing will provide you with the international business knowledge along with the creative and practical marketing expertise to succeed in today's increasingly competitive and global fashion industry. Our programme's unique design incorporates a broad curriculum focusing on the core concepts and principles of fashion marketing and then provides a specialist focus on the contemporary international issues within fashion marketing, logistics, buying and merchandising, fashion business analysis, integrated fashion communications, consumer insights, marketing planning, brand management. Designed to challenge and inspire, our programme is intensive and academically challenging. You’ll analyse relevant academic theories and apply models, tools and techniques to real fashion marketing situations. We’ll encourage you to critically develop independent, inquiring and creative approaches to strategic fashion marketing issues and problems. You can start in September or January at our Glasgow or London campus. EPAS Accredited MSc International Fashion Marketing is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development Programme Accreditation Scheme (EPAS) and is the only fashion programme worldwide to receive this distinction of high quality education. Benchmarked against international standards. GCU is one of just 69 international institutions to have EPAS accreditation, and was commended by EPAS for its exceptional commitment to the ethics, responsibility and sustainability (ERS) agenda. EPAS accreditation is a key achievement of Glasgow School for Business and Society (GSBS) and gives MSc IFM graduates the assurance that they will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the fashion marketing industry as well as being recognised internationally for their excellent Master’s education and experience. CIM Accredited The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. Glasgow School for Business and Society has joined forces with CIM to give our students the opportunity to gain CIM professional qualifications through their Multi Award Pathway (MAP). CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and MAP alongside our own degrees, ensures we are equipping our students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career. Course Overview This programme has been designed in consultation with industry to offer the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in the international fashion marketing arena. The university prides itself on creating a friendly and highly supportive learning environment for all its students. We incorporate the latest academic marketing thinking and theories to ensure the programme is leading edge in all respects. All teaching and learning on the programme is supported by cutting edge e-learning technologies. Teaching is delivered in small groups allowing students to develop their own environment of shared learning and for individual learning needs to be addressed by tutors. Modules are designed to relate directly to real-world business and to give students opportunities to learn about potential career areas. The programme provides students the opportunity to attend Masterclasses from marketing practitioners and leaders of industry. [-]

Master in Fashion Brand Management

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus 9 months

This master course aims to create the figure of a manager who can develop a brand in the coming years by tuning its identity in to match the spirit of the period, making strategic decisions, playing a leading role in their implementation, and speaking to the subconscious in order to win the battle in the consumers’ minds... [+]

Master in Fashion Brand Management This master course aims to create the figure of a manager who can develop a brand in the coming years by tuning its identity in to match the spirit of the period, making strategic decisions, playing a leading role in their implementation, and speaking to the subconscious in order to win the battle in the consumers’ minds. For instance, Chanel is a classic luxury brand, but in an internet-driven economic scenario where people buy both high and low-range products, regardless of their status, the brand has decided to sell through vending machines in Las Vegas and commercially exploit the concept of “the moment”. Again, as 90s avant-garde has become the new fashion heritage, Raf Simons is now at Dior and Hedi Slimane is at Saint Laurent, without Yves. Lastly, in a society where values are fragmented, have a dual significance and are often grouped together according to the principle of syncretism, Galliano (the absence of presence) has been named as new designer for Maison Martin Margiela (the presence of absence). In the same way, what will Gucci be like after Tom Ford and Frida Giannini? Fashion Brand Management is the most complete program for those hoping to gain expertise in shaping, preserving, renewing and communicating the uniqueness of a brand. It is the best solution for those who already have a background in design and want to acquire further management skills, and those who have come from a business background and want to learn how to operate outside of the box. The two paths both lead to the figure of creative manager and manager of creativity for the luxury fashion world. DESCRIPTION This course is visionary and concrete, creative and managerial, leading and relational, innovative but well rooted in the know-how coming from the industry, competitive and beyond competition, involved in all the processes from production to communication. Therefore, its program is intensive, wide-reaching and intensive. It is composed of three interconnected units: Vision, research and trend- based. It’s about brand identity, buyology, innovation vs. heritage, the way the human, society and industry interact to achieve a balance. Management, business-based. It’s about strategy and concreteness, marketing and merchandising, retail and administration, law and logistics. Communication, senses-based. It’s about conveying messages in conventional or alternative ways, using original materials (graphic, video, written) both for the real and the digital environments. This course includes field trips (Milan Fashion Week, Pitti Trade Fair, the production site of a top level company, and Ferragamo shop/museum), guest lectures by managers and visionairies, and two portfolio projects, a start-up task at mid-term, and a rebranding task as the final task. HOW TO APPLY The course is open to graduates (or equivalent) holding a valid academic degree. Applicants with no academic degree but with significant previous experience in Fashion or Luxury, will be considered. Written and spoken English is required. Candidates will be selected after completion of a written test and an interview with the Head of Department. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Based on their personal aptitudes and the skills acquired in the different teaching modules, students can aim for a career that will potentially lead to a top level position in a luxury fashion company, such as: Brand Manager, Marketing Manager, Communication Manager, License Manager, Product Manager. A second employment opportunity is potentially the Creative Agency for trend analysis, brand building and communication. Due to the particular cut style of the master’s course, which aims to create a flexible, autonomous profile, a third natural opening is Global Consultant, Start-up Manager, Project Manager and Entrepreneur. [-]

Fashion Corporate Finance and Management Control for the Fashion & Luxury Business

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year

Aimed at executive candidates who may have a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing management, economics, fashion or a similar alternative with proven work experience. [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Marketing in London in United Kingdom. Master in Corporate Finance and Management Control for the Fashion & Luxury Business the course Aimed at executive candidates who may have a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing management, economics, fashion or a similar alternative with proven work experience. This University Master’s Degree is designed to train corporate finance managers and controllers specialising in the luxury sector, the figure who sits on the board of directors and supports companies in their internationalization processes, partnerships and stock exchange listing. Professionals in this field are able to develop appropriate strategic plans and assess economic and financial sustainability, addressing the development of systems of performance management. The participants will begin their journey with the study of international accounting standards and the U.S. GAAP and will arrive at an understand- ing of the most current techniques for the assessment of financial performance, tax and legal planning. Theoretical approaches will be applied to case studies and examples from active companies operating in the luxury sector, in order to grasp the essentials of management and planning. Participants will be required to study the history and sociology of fashion, highlighting how changes in contemporary societies have transformed the nature of the companies in fashion and luxury, from small family businesses to multinationals listed on stock exchanges around the world. The nature of the sector is explored through looking at dynamics such as the speed of the life cycle of a fashion product, the desire for ‘identification’ and communication, social con- sumption, mass elitism; variables that must be known in detail and evaluated in financial planning in fashion and luxury companies. The course also includes a module on the discussion of the governance of corporations. In the final stage of the course, the experience gained from the analysis of case studies and research methodologies acquired will allow participants to develop a project for the preparation of their theses. A part-time course (1 week per month for 40 hours of classroom training for the 8-month course), suitable for experienced professionals who are already working at a recognised professional level and have little time to continue their studies. opportunities A specialist in accounting, auditing, in finance, in tax planning and financial planning, the finance manager and controller of fashion and luxury has a grasp of everything from marketing to fashion. Understanding the techniques of analysing the profitability of a business, points of sale and business management in the world of luxury, these managers can design strategies for sustainable development, strategies that will appeal both economically and financially to big investors in the sector, while at the same time remaining ‘creative’ executives who know the world of luxury and its singularities. The professional growth of graduates in the course can take place in the company where they currently operate, where their newly-acquired skills in the world of corporate finance will come in very useful, or in start-up companies or companies in luxury fashion that contribute important innovations to the field. learning outcomes develop financial plans that can increase shareholder value; integrate the language of the chief financial officers and finance directors of the brand with the developer; develop appropriate systems of performance management and cash management; manage relationships and dialogue with the world of banking and institutional investors; understand the macroeconomic environment of the luxury industry by analysing the dynamics in different industrial sectors; evaluate the power of luxury brands through social, cultural and semiotic values; analyse the relationship between the history of fashion and sociological theories interpreting them as a global phenomenon. course themes enterprise performance management and budgeting consolidated financial statement corporate finance and governance managing of luxury contemporary issues in fashion design creativity and innovation dissertation *The master’s in Fashion Corporate Finance & Management Control for the Fashion & Luxury Business is held in collaboration with the Università Carlo Cattaneo LIUC of Castellanza (Varese) where the University Master’s Degree is awarded. [-]

Master in Fashion Elite

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 8 months

Aimed at maximum 12 excellent candidates per year, selected by the best fashion schools worldwide or from the world of work. [+]

Master in Fashion Elite the course Aimed at maximum 12 excellent candidates per year, selected by the best fashion schools worldwide or from the world of work, who have a minimum of professional experience and/or have launched a brand with great future potential. Maximum four participants will be chosen from each of the following educational pathways: Design, Art Direction and Business. Those selected will be expected to have a good first degree in design or business studies. The course is designed to train the future leaders of the fashion industry to understand, analyse and manage the key areas of a fashion company. Through the study of subjects such as collection-building, production methodologies, budgeting, marketing and communication, the participant can learn not only theoretical notions but to develop innovative and future-thinking practical approaches aimed at creating, making and launching a product or collection of products on the global market. These twelve participants will be divided into three interdisciplinary groups. Each group will consist of a participant with a design background, one with an art direction background and one with a business background. All three groups will attend a nine-month intensive course held by the best tutors and managers of the fashion industry in every area (design, art, business), during which they will develop their own business idea or an idea from the sponsoring brand. During the course each group will be supported by: a coach; three tutors, one for each subject area. There will be no pre-constructed units, but the contents will be negotiated and driven by each team, focusing on project development; managers for each function (creativity, communication, digital, textile, venture capital, business planning, marketing, retail, etc.) who will work directly on the participants’ project. opportunities Through building skills in ideas development, problem solving, teamwork and focused project management, participants will be able to lead teams of people in realising complex projects. They will be able to contribute entrepreneurial thinking to new concepts for existing companies or generate new businesses and create new markets for innovative products. learning outcomes research, develop and resolve all creative ideas while producing an ambitious, professional and contemporary collection (creative skills); critically implement an individual program of work demonstrating organizational and managerial skills in planning, organizing and completing the project (business skills); evaluate the procedures involved in setting up and operating a business venture (business skills); relate appropriately and effectively within various organizational contexts; develop effective self-management skills in terms of time, planning and behaviour, motivation, self-starting, individual initiative and enterprise when realizing a project (soft skills). course themes The programme is innovative as it is based on a coaching approach. This is determined by the participants as they set their objectives and are supported and guided by the academic teams across fashion disciplines. [-]

Master in Fashion Retail Management

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year

Aimed at candidates who have previous undergraduate study in economics, marketing, fashion design or similar, or proven relevant work experience. The study programme is designed to establish the role of... [+]

Part time Masters in Fashion Marketing in London in United Kingdom. The Course Aimed at candidates who have previous undergraduate study in economics, marketing, fashion design or similar, or proven relevant work experience. The study programme is designed to establish the role of the specialist in managing a store, from the flagship to an individual boutique, through the development of expertise in the areas of retail marketing, human resource management and in fashion category management. At the end of the course, participants will be able to understand brand values and transfer them to the consumer, making the buying process a unique and unforgettable experience, so that they will gain the customer’s faith and loyalty at the point of sale. The study of the development of human resources, in-store communication and integration of IT in the store are fundamental to understanding the current role of the retail manager and are the future of the profession. Through the course curriculum participants will develop the necessary knowledge for the economic analysis of a store, ensuring that they can understand the budget and monitor indicators that measure the performance of the store, the sales-by-category indicators of cross-selling, stock rotation and coverage analysis. The course will also allow the participant to understand which strategies to promote and which loyalties to undertake in order to improve customer satisfaction and the shopping experience of the purchaser. Analysis of communication in the store will also enable participants to understand how traditional strategies can complement those based on technological innovation, in order to develop more interactivity and consumer engagement. Opportunities The fashion retail manager is a key figure in the distribution chain and is ultimately responsible for managing the logistics of distributing the product. Fashion retail managers are highly trained professionals in the fashion industry and must be continually alert to trends in collections. They must also have problem-solving skills and negotiation and social skills to the highest level in order to interact constructively with both clients and the human resources department of the store. The fashion retail manager can work in the flagship store, department stores, showrooms and boutiques, both single-brand and multi-brand. They can manage the development of the retail network of a company or manage its internationalization. Learning Outcomes able to assess the economic data of the store and have strategies to improve its profitability; develop innovative retail marketing policies and define effective strategies for customer relationship management, assessing the motivation of consumers, competitors, brand values and cultural influences; plan new forms of in-store shopping experience that combine business intelligence applications to the changing social habits of consumption in the luxury and fashion market; apply and define all aspects related to retail communication, from multisensory color, light, smell and sound proposals, as well as stand design, to the management of in-store events; manage the store personnel with necessary leadership and through the application of motivation and incentive policies useful to this end; select and define the indicators that measure the effectiveness by value generated in the store, analysing the seasonal variations and trends in the fashion industry; strategically plan the purchases of new fashion collections with buyers being aware of trends and stock policy and logistic processes in/out of the store. Course Themes the business of retail fashion marketing management retail management contemporary issue in fashion the power of communication in the POS research methods Language English Italian [-]

Master in Fashion Product & Production Management

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year

Imagination, creativity, then commercial actuality of a product: or rather the art to turn dreams into reality through new ideas, new processes and new technologies. The [+]

The course

The master’s dedicated to product & production management offers the instruments for the understanding and management of technical problems, technology, organisation and economics tied to the production process of the fashion product. The course will develop the knowledge and ability to manage all the variables relative to the planning of new fashion products within an organization, responding to technological changes and product innovation. The fashion product manager mqkes the ideas and concepts of design concrete, transforming creativity into a valid commercial proposal. From the initial idea through to final production, they supervise the proceedings of the entire project and are responsible for the organization and activating protocols in guarantees, aimed at certifying the quality of the products. The professional also selects the methodologies for the realization of company reporting in different negotiating phases, while simultaneously managing prototypes, analyses and processes. The product manager is a professional figure that looks to the future. Challenged by the growing demand of new profiles in the sector of new digital media, Istituto Maragoni has created a master’s designed to link the business of fashion with the web. The fashion product manager usually manages a specific product or line of products. In the course of their career within an company they specialize in a specific area of the Italian or International industry foreseeing forthcoming scenarios in which to work.... [-]


Contemporary Fashion Buying

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

In the fashion sector making the right choices is crucially important. The fashion buyer is the link between fashion houses and consumers, a professional who moves from one supplier to another, [+]

The Course

The course in fashion buying will develop a thorough understanding of the national and global retail fashion industry, analyzing consumer behaviour at different market levels to compare the performance of different retail point of sale. The scope of the master’s is to grant the students the necessary abilities to recognize the value of point-of-sales (POS) as a means of communication to the public and to evaluate the appropriateness and the efficacy of different strategies in visual marketing. The fashion buyer has the task of developing a profitable high-end range thanks to advanced knowledge and understanding of strategies and techniques in buying and merchandising. Identifying the sourcing opportunities and management options of a supply chain in order to reach the business and commercial objectives demanded by international and Italian companies. Starting from the tastes of their own clients they must establish the correct plan to offer as well as the correct assortment. The buyer can have many different roles in the field of fashion. This professional figure will be able to define acquisition plans for wide distribution, for chain stores or for single boutiques. Thanks to a deep knowledge of the sector, production methodologies, to acquisition choices and sales techniques, can also work as a project manager or as production director. A part of these activities will consist of visiting different suppliers, a fair, and a trade show, while speaking many languages.... [-]