Ragtrade: The Business of Fashion
Queensland University of Technology
Area of Study
Fashion, Fashion Merchandising
Taught In English
PrerequisitesDFB102 or KFB103
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis unit addresses the logistics of the fashion supply chain, the timing of the fashion cycle and the new ways of producing and selling fashion in a global marketplace. The fashion industry will be studied as a system that is determined by economic, political, social, cultural and consumer trends and will analyse the contribution it makes to the global business environment. Opportunities will also be identified for career and entrepreneurial endeavours.Learning OutcomesOn completion of this unit you should be able to:
AssessmentAssessment name: ReportDescription: (Summative and Formative) Research the impact of a current trend in the fashion supply chainRelates to objectives: 1, 4Weight: 40Internal or external: InternalGroup or individual: IndividualDue date: Early SemesterAssessment name: Project (applied)Description: Research and make recommendations for the business future of a specific fashion business label/company.Relates to objectives: 2, 3, 4Weight: 60Internal or external: InternalGroup or individual: IndividualDue date: End of Semester
- Identify, analyse and evaluate fashion supply chain logistics and their impact on business planning.
- Research current industry practices, planning and tools used within professional contexts.
- Develop a broad and coherent understanding of the processes and infra-structure required for successful industry strategies and fashion business models.
- Present research and analysis in appropriate academic and industry formats, both in written, visual and oral modes.
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