Course: Buying and Merchandising Introduction 5-Day Intensive
This intensive course provides an introduction to the areas of buying and merchandising operations within a fashion retail business and includes key elements from the Introduction to Buying & Range Planning and Introduction to Merchandising courses.
The course gives an understanding of the integrated nature of buying and merchandising roles and how these areas overlap in practical terms. It also gives an insight into how closely buying and merchandising work together to ensure business success, as well as defining the particulars of each within differing retail organisations.
Course Length: 5 Days buying & merchandising or 3 Days merchandising alone
Cost: £695 Inc VAT or £375
The course will include the following:
- Customer profiling
- Creating range plans
- Mood boards
- Identifying trends
- Supply chain
- Critical path
- Seasonal calendars
- Margin and mark-up
- Career advice
Completion of research tasks and independent research are required during the course. The course will be delivered by experienced tutors who are also experts in their industry fields. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance signed by the principle of the FRA.
Please note students need to be over 18 years for our short courses.
Last updated February 1, 2016