Course in Merchandising in North America

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Merchandising refers to the art of displaying and packaging products so they sell more effectively. This involves market research, planning and proper promotion. In the world of fashion, designers and retailers must understand what their target markets need and how to give it to them.

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Course: Fashion Merchandising

LaSalle College Vancouver
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

If you are business-savvy, have a passion for fashion and a creative mind, the Fashion Merchandising Program will take your talent to the next level. [+]

Course Studies in Merchandising in North America 2017. Course: Fashion Merchandising Fashion constitutes a multi-billion dollar industry and spans out across the four corners of the globe. If you are business-savvy, have a passion for fashion and a creative mind, the Fashion Merchandising Program will take your talent to the next level. From the local to the international arena, fashion merchandisers work for apparel retailers or wholesalers to develop, analyze and implement effective fashion marketing strategies. Graduates of this program not only buy, sell and promote fashion products but also grasp the fundamentals of the fashion industry, manipulate current computer software applications used in the field and produce professional visual displays. COURSE OBJECTIVES Produce professional visual displays of fashion products; Develop, analyze and implement effective marketing strategies; Forecast styles and trends; Evaluate target market needs; Buy, sell, promote and distribute fashion products; Plan, manage and promote a fashion show; Manage an operating budget. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE Business savvy; Great communication skills; Passion for hands-on work and the creative process. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission to a program leading to a diploma, you must meet one of the following criteria: Be 19 years of age or High School graduate; Working knowledge of the English language; Passionate about fashion and trends; Have an Interview with an Admissions Representative. CAREER POSSIBILITIES As a graduate, you could find work with organizations that specialize in retail, as a Fashion Stylist Retail Buyer, Visual Merchandiser Fashion Importer, Store Planner, Fashion Marketing Supervisor Fashion Show Coordinator, Wholesale Agent or as a Fashion Promotion Events Coordinator. BE A STUDENT FOR A DAY Come spend the day with our students and teachers. This is a unique opportunity to help you make a better choice about your education. It’s free of charge with no future obligations! PROGRAM LENGTH One year (three 15-week semesters). 20 hours per week. Total of 900 hours. SOFTWARE Adobe Creative Suite DIPLOMA Diploma program REQUIRED MATERIALS On the first day of class, the teacher will provide you with a detailed list of the required materials for the semester and then help find the best deals. [-]