Course Title: Communicate and sell design concepts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218

Course Title: Communicate and sell design concepts

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6210C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email: peter.bonnell@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

The unit applies to the identification of the elements and principles of design, and how they impact on the process of producing fashion items. It includes impact of colour on the design process in a production environment.
This unit applies to work in a production environment where design decisions impact on the work and where design concepts must be communicated to other fashion industry professionals with a view to gaining agreement for further development.


This unit requires communication skills in order to interpret and document information relating to design and to express ideas to others. Planning and organising and problem solving skills, with initiative and enterprise are applied in the preparation of design tools to support communication and selling activity. Self management and learning skills are used to gather and apply feedback about design concepts.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

N/A



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4005B Communicate and sell design concepts

Elements:

1Interpret design brief

2Develop inspiration board

3Develop story board to meet design brief

4Present design tools

5Sell design concepts


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to use design tools such as story boards and inspiration boards to communicate and sell design concepts to other fashion industry professionals.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of you demonstrating your ability to use design tools such as story boards and inspiration boards to communicate and sell design concepts to other fashion industry professionals. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.