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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: GRAP5224C

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

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C6086 - Advanced Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Amanpreet Singh

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259139

Course Contact Email:amanpreet.singh@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge 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. Identify materials and resources required for production.

2. Identify materials and resources available in Australia.

3. Identify materials and resources available overseas.

4. Identify leadtimes and payments 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


The unit applies to materials and resources used to produce garments and accessories and includes skills and knowledge required to locate and compare materials and resources needed for production.


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 Schedule Element
Performance Criteria
8 Feb 10Supply Chain Activities, Value Chain, Supply Chain in Apparel1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 (LMTFD4017B)
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2 (LMTTD4006A)
15 Feb 10Managing supply chain, SCM processes, Objective of Supply chain, supplier selection1.4, 3.3, 2.2, 2.3, 4.1, 4.2(LMTFD4017B)
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2(LMTTD4006A)
22 Feb 10Local & overseas marketplaces: cultural awareness issues2.1, 3.1(LMTFD4017B)
1.4, 1.5(LMTTD4006A)
1 march 10Demographic Transition model2.1, 3.1( LMTFD4017B)
1.4, 1.5(LMTTD4006A)
8 March 10 (labour Day)The Brand History Idea: product development, purchasing perspectives, purchasing drivers, world class purchasing 1.2, 1.3, 5.1, 5.2, 4.3( LMTFD4017B)
3.3, 3.4 (LMTTD4006A)
15 March 10Presentation -1 
22 March 10Presentation -2 
5 April 10Production requirements: design, purpose & specifications, Textile products: raw materials, trims & resources1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1 ( LMTFD4017B)
2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.1 (LMTTD4006A)
12 April 10Resource distribution :
Sources: local suppliers & contractors against set criteria
2.1, 2.3, 4.3, 4.4, 7.1, 7.2
( LMTFD4017B)
2.5, 2.6, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.5 (LMTTD4006A)
19 April 10Outsourcing, Global supply management4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
( LMTFD4017B)
26 April 10 (ANZAC Day)Shipping & freight options, Incoterms, Tariffs and Subsidy
6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2( LMTFD4017B)
2.4, 2.5(LMTTD4006A)
3 May 10Sea cargo calculations6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2( LMTFD4017B)
2.4, 2.5(LMTTD4006A)
10 May 10Air Cargo6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4
( LMTFD4017B)
2.4, 2.5(LMTTD4006A)
17 May 10Air freight rate calculations6.1, 6.2, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4
( LMTFD4017B)
2.4, 2.5(LMTTD4006A)
24 May 10Assignment-2 Consultation 
31 May 10Assignment -2 Submission 
7 June 10Quick revision and any Queries 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

• Burt and Pinkerton, “Supply Management”, McGraw Hill


References

• Lysons and Farrington, “Purchasing and Supply Chain Management”, Prentice Hall.
• Levi,” Managing the Supply Chain”, McGraw Hill


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment: 2: Major hands on report "Discuss the supply chain and supply chain issues of Garment manufacturing / textile company".

Assessment 3: Exercise on sea freight and Air freight calculations.


Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment: 2: Major hands on report "Discuss the supply chain and supply chain issues of Garment manufacturing / textile company".

Assessment 3: Exercise on sea freight and Air freight calculations.


Assessment Matrix

ElementsPresentationPractical Example / In class ActivityMajor Report
Identify and locate required textile resources (LMTTD4006A)YES  
Analyse order and supply conditions
(LMTTD4006A)
YES  
Compare supply costs
(LMTTD4006A)
 YES 
Order and receive textile materials and resources
(LMTTD4006A)
YES  
Identify Materials and resources required for production
(LMTFD4017B)
YES  
Identify material and resources available in Australia
(LMTFD4017B)
  YES
Identify materials and resources available overseas
(LMTFD4017B)
YES  
Identify lead times and payment requirements
(LMTFD4017B)
  YES
Identify costs of purchasing materials and resources
(LMTFD4017B)
  YES
Shipping options are determined
(LMTFD4017B)
 YES 
Select and source materials and resources
(LMTFD4017B)
 YES 
Follow quality processes
(LMTFD4017B)
  YES

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