Global Impacts of Fashion Merchandise

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Global Impacts of Fashion Merchandise

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Apparel and Merchandising, Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Merchandising

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

    You should have satisfactorily completed the pre requisite course, Fashion Distribution and Logistics, before you commence this course.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description

    This course aims to demonstrate the integral and ongoing relationship between logistics, distribution (transportation), marketing channels and the supply chain process in the fashion and textiles industry.

    In this course you will further develop your skills and knowledge by researching and identifying client needs in the context of global logistics for fashion products. In understanding your client needs, you will study the role and application of logistics principles to supply/demand/value chain management. You will also apply inventory management / analytical tools in solving logistics problems and benchmark global integrated logistics activities.


    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

    a) Lead and manage own work and other team members or individuals within a fashion and textiles enterprise.

    b) Problem solve effectively in a fashion and textiles enterprise.

    c) Apply sustainable practices related to fashion and textiles issues.

    d) Apply logical and critical thinking in resolving a range of management issues in a fashion and textiles context.


    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    a) Research and identify client needs in the context of global logistics for fashion products.

    b) Identify origins of raw materials and fashion and textiles products.

    c) Develop a supply chain process and evaluate arrangements and operations in a domestic or international context.

    d) Identify international contracts, import and export regulations, and quality assurances.

    e) Identify and evaluate methods of transport, packing and stowage requirements.


    Overview of Learning Activities

    You will participate in a combination of classroom activities, including lectures, tutorials and case study discussions.


    Overview of Learning Resources

    RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

    Resources that will assist you with your learning will include notes, reference lists, library resources, computer laboratory and relevant software.


    Overview of Assessment

    You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities.

    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 information.

    An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

    Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principals, regulations, policies and procedures. 


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