Course Title: Fashion Entrepreneurship
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Fashion Entrepreneurship
Credit Points: 12.00
Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.
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350H Fashion & Textiles
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 1 2022
Course Coordinator: Dr. Carol Tan
Course Coordinator Phone: +613 9925 1302
Course Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator Location: Brunswick
Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
This foundational entrepreneurship course helps you develop an entrepreneurial mindset to evaluate opportunities for new business in the fashion industry. You will explore ways to investigate the viability of these opportunities by undertaking an industry analysis, understanding key competitive factors that drive the creation of new fashion ventures, while taking into consideration new business models and customer value. You will also network with entrepreneurs across a range of different industries to develop your potential capacity as a fashion entrepreneur.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
PLO1: Identify entrepreneurial opportunities and recognise constraints for fashion and textile business development.
PLO2: Apply business skills and knowledge acquired to effectively develop a fashion venture.
PLO3: Analyse and reflect on theories and recent developments, existing knowledge and practice in fashion entrepreneurship, within local and international contexts.
PLO4: Communicate propositions and outcomes to fashion industry stakeholders, recognising cultural inclusion.
Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to:
CLO1: Critically analyze the changing nature fashion entrepreneurship.
CLO2: Apply principles of entrepreneurship, new venture creation and business development to make decisions in the fashion industry.
CLO3: Determine the viability of a new fashion business by constructing a feasibility analysis.
CLO4: Provide strategic leadership and work in teams to achieve identified goals.
CLO5: Effectively network and communicate with the fashion business community and industry stakeholders to attain valuable outcomes.
CLO6: Assess your potential career in fashion entrepreneurship.
Overview of Learning Activities
Your learning will be facilitated via a range of in-class and online activities that will require both individual and collaborative engagement. Class activities promote your ability to enquire, investigate, analyse and solve fashion entrepreneurship problems.
Overview of Learning Resources
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
There are services available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.
Overview of Assessment
You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.
Assessment Task 1a: Participation (Individual) (15%), CLO:1
Assessment Task 1b: Paired Presentation (15%), CLO:1
Assessment Task 2: Entrepreneur Interview (Individual) (25%), CLOs: 5 & 6
Assessment Task 3: Feasibility Analysis (Group) (45%), CLOs: 2, 3 & 4
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.