Course Title: Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: GRAP5224C

Course Title: Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4219 - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Ben Stranieri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9112

Course Contact Email:ben.stranieri@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Amanpreet Singh

Email: amanpreet.singh@rmit.edu.au

Phone: 61 3 99259163

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to source materials and resources that are required for production of fashion designs.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4017B Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

Element:

1.  Idenfity materials and resources required for production

2.  Identify materials and resources available in Australia

3.  Identify materials and resources available overseas

4.  Identify lead times and payment requirements

5.  Identify costs of purchasing materials and resources

6.  Shipping options are determined

7.  Select and source materials and resources

8.  Follow quality processes

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Different types of fabric suppliers/contractors are identified and researched.

1.2 Trims required for production are identified.

1.3 Services required for production are identified.

1.4 Purpose and specifications of different materials and resources are identified.

2.1 Suppliers/contractors within Australia who service fashion industry are located.

2.2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers/contractors are identified and compared.

2.3 Minimum order requirements for given suppliers/contractors are identified.

3.1 Suppliers/contractors overseas that service fashion industry are located.

3.2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers/contractors are identified and compared.

3.3 Costs incurred when purchasing overseas and mechanisms to minimise them are identified.

4.1 Lead times required for different suppliers/contractors are identified and compared.

4.2 Capacity of suppliers/contractors to meet delivery requirements are investigated and compared.

4.3 Payment options offered by suppliers/contractors are identified and compared.

4.4 Capacity of suppliers/contractors to meet price and quality requirements are identified and compared.

5.1 Costs, including hidden costs of purchases are identified.

5.2 Costs of purchasing direct from overseas suppliers, contractors or manufacturers are compared to purchasing from local suppliers

6.1 Most appropriate shipping and freight options to suit fashion industry are identified and compared.

6.2 Role of shipping and customs agent is identified.

7.1 Sources are compared against required specifications.

7.2 Sources are selected based on their ability to meet required specifications.

7.3 Orders are placed and monitored.

7.4 Orders are received and checked.

7.5 Documentation is completed.

8.1 Quality standards for goods and services used in fashion industry are identified.

8.2 Protocols for goods received and inspected are established.

8.3 Continuous improvement of process is carried out.

8.4 Documentation is completed.


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Details of Learning Activities

Lectures, tutorials, online activities, workshops where students are challenged to reflect and debate on different value positions, concepts and issues. They are required to actively engage in case study material, problem solving activities, videos, self-reflection and discussion.


Teaching Schedule

Week BeginningWeekly ScheduleElement Performance CriteriaAssessment Tasks
06/02/12Introduction to Supply Chain, Supply Chain Activities, Value Chain, Supply Chain in Apparel1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 
13/02/12Supply Chain Processes, Globalization and International Trade1.4, 3.3, 2.2, 2.3, 4.1, 4.2 
20/02/12Supply Chain Strategies2.1, 3.1, 
27/2/12Tariff and Subsidies1.2, 1.3, 5.1, 5.2, 4.3 
5/3/12Presentation -1 Presentation -1 (Covering elements 1, 3)
12/3/12Presentation -2 Presentation -1 (Covering elements 1, 3)
19/3/12Logistics Service Providers1.2, 1.3, 5.1, 5.2, 4.3In Class Activity (Covering Elements 6,7)
26/3/12Incoterms Workshop1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1In Class Activity (Covering Elements 6,7)
2/4/12Procurement and Outsourcing
(Assignment Discussion)
 
2.1, 2.3, 4.3, 4.4, 7.1, 7.2 
 BREAK 6th April – 10th April  
16/4/12Inventory management -14.2, 4.3, 4.4, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5,6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2 
23/4/12Inventory Management -2
(Submission of Incoterms Questions)
 
4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5,6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2 
30/4/12Warehousing and Materials Management6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2 
7/5/12Assignment Discussion6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4 
14/5/12Assignment Discussion6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4 
21/5/12Assignment - Submission  


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Mangan J (2008) Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, john Wiley & Sons, Ltd Chopra S. and Meindl, P (2007) Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, & Operation, 3rd edition, Pearson Prentice-Hall
Waters D. (2003) Logistics: An Introduction to Supply Chain Management, Palgrave Macmillan


Other Resources

Journals
- International journal of Logistics Management
- International Journal of Operations and Production Management
- Journal of Business Logistics
Websites:
- http://www.supply-chain.org
- http://www.cpfr.org
- http://www.manufacturing.net
- http://www.ascet.com


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be compiling a written report and an oral presentation covering the learning outcomes.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1: Presentation on "Identify the impact of globalization on Supply chain and supply chain performance".

Assessment: 2: Exercise on Sea and Air Freight Calculations

Assessment 3: Major hands on report "Discuss the supply chain and supply chain issues of Garment manufacturing / textile company".
 


Assessment Matrix

AssessmentMethodMarks Awarded
Assessment - 1Presentation35
Assessment - 2In Class Activity (Incoterms)20
Assessment - 3Major Assignment45

Other Information

For the report, students need to submit their work in hard copy to offering coordinator in person. A completed and signed assignment sheet must be attached to assignment before submission. Failing to submit work on time will be penalized by 5% of the assessment marks per day later than the due date.

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