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Course Description

Students aspiring to become entrepreneurs in thenfashion industry examine the skills needed to conceive, finance, open, and operate a successful fashion business. Through collaborative research and hands-on practice, students learn the elements of opening a business and navigating the complexities of working with a team. They learn to create business models and structure legal business organizations and explore the details of financing. Prerequisites: none.

Learner Outcomes

  • Fashion Industry: business structures and organizations.
  • Who is the Fashion Entrepreneur? How to catalog strengths, skill sets. Leadership. See Opportunities.
  • Entrepreneurial traits and responsibility, Networking, SWOT Analysis.
  • How to spot emerging Business Trends: Technology, Sustainability, Collaborations, Disruptors.
  • How to finance a start up, what’s needed. Crowdfunding. Investors. Grants. Incubators.
  • A new idea. Running proof of concept.
  • Why do so many fail. Leadership, Financing, Vision, Branding, Growth, Risk. 
  • Business model ideas. From online, to stores, to wholesale only. Combining multiple interests and passions.
  • Future of fashion entrepreneurship.
  • Product Supply Chain.
  • Branding.
  • Market Research – advantages and disadvantages.
  • The Business Plan – skills.
  • Online fashion business: importance of social media and consistent branding and networking.

Additional Information

Benefits:

  • Recognize and create business opportunities.
  • Understand the entrepreneurial process.
  • Demonstrate understanding of entrepreneur traits and competitive advantages.
  • Identify market research and branding importance.
  • Engage in business plan strategy and writing strategic content.
  • Define Fashion Business Opportunity.
  • Identify Target Consumer.
  • Build a strength in the market.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Fashion Entrepreneurship
Type
Online
Dates
Jan 19, 2021 to Mar 28, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $814.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $814.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 22, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 12, 2021
Instructors
Section Title
Fashion Entrepreneurship
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 07, 2021 to Aug 08, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $814.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 11, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2021
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