Course Title: Fashion Distribution and Logistics

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Distribution and Logistics

Credit Points: 12


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Teaching Period(s)


RMIT University Vietnam


350H Fashion & Textiles


Viet3 2012,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2015,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017,
Viet2 2018,
Viet3 2018

Course Coordinator: Grant Emerson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9149

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

Sourcing materials such as fabrics, trims, or accessories is an important element in the production of fashion products. In this course, you will acquire the skills and knowledge to source materials and resources for production of fashion designs and textiles locally and internationally. Through researching the needs of your clients, and the social and cultural aspects of your target market, you will make appropriate judgements about the acquisition of raw materials.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

a) Lead and manage own work and other team members or individuals within a fashion and textiles enterprise.

b) Apply sustainable practices related to fashion and textiles issues.

c) Apply analytical decision making techniques in a fashion and textiles environment.

d) Problem solve and apply sustainable practices related to fashion and textiles issues.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

a) Research and identify client needs for fashion products.

b) Research and analyse sourcing to meet economic, cultural and social needs of the target market.

c) Identify global suppliers of particular raw materials.

d) Identify and analyse distribution mechanisms for fashion and textile products.

Overview of Learning Activities

The main learning activities in this course include: lectures, workshops, tutorials, case studies, and oral presentations.

You will research, collect and analyse data on sourcing materials locally and internationally.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Resources that will assist you with your learning will include notes, reference lists, library resources, computer laboratory and relevant software.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities.

Assessment may include tests, case studies and assignments. 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 director or Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more information.

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principals, regulations, policies and procedures.