RMIT University Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Area of Study
Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising
Taught In English
Host University Units12
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5
Hours & Credits
This course is an introduction to product development. You will identify and analyse various stages of range development from concept to final product. In this course you will strengthen your ability to work collaboratively with other professionals internally or externally and resolve work related issues. You will also develop communication techniques and skills to present design concepts.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
a) Lead and manage own work and other team members or individuals within a fashion and textiles enterprise.
b) Apply logical and critical thinking in resolving a range of management issues in a fashion and textiles context.
c) Identify, research, analyse and manage emerging global issues and trends in the fashion and textiles industry.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
a) Identify and analyse the product development process.
b) Evaluate and apply the product development process to the development of a commercially viable range.
c) Investigate, design and create concepts for a commercially viable range.
d) Design and develop product plans for a commercially viable range.
e) Design and generate final products for a commercially viable range.
f) Communicate a commercially viable range to a variety of stakeholders in the fashion and textiles industry.
Overview of Learning Activities
You will research, collect and analyse data on trends to develop a board of the mood and a theme. You will translate this concept into product, by developing a commercially viable range.
You will work in groups to brainstorm recommendations to improve the company’s marketing performance.
Overview of Learning Resources
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.
The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides.
The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarians.
Overview of Assessment
You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program clearning outcomes.
Assessment may include tests, case studies and assignments. Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program director or Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic#assessment