Course Title: Production Management for Fashion and Textiles

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 028412

Course Title: Production Management for Fashion and Textiles

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2011

City Campus

Postgraduate

335H Applied Communication

Internet

Sem 1 2006

Course Coordinator: Sue Thomas

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2748

Course Coordinator Email: sue.thomas@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Bachelor of Design ( Fashion) or equivalent


Course Description

Production Management for Fashion & Textiles aims to extend student understanding of industry production management issues specifically within global/offshore systems. This will be achieved by addressing topics such as onshore/offshore production management, quick response and quality systems.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

On completion of this course students will be able to:
- Identify fundamental production management issues as are appropriate for different locations and product types
- Critically analyse and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages between different production systems and locations
- Strategically plan quality processes within production systems
- Critically analyse, evaluate and implement offshore production initiatives


as outlined on Part B


Overview of Learning Activities

The planned learning experiences for the course are a combination of lectures and individual assignments and group projects. Appropriate specialist guest lecturers may be used.
The course will be delivered using online class discussion, research activities and group projects. Online delivery methods/tools that will be used within this course will include: web resources for course information, threaded discussion, live chat, and library/electronic databases for research and reference.


Overview of Learning Resources

Prescribed References: None
Recommended References: To be announced at the start of Module one.


Overview of Assessment

as outlined in Part B and in the course notes on Blackboard.