Course Title: Global Fashion Sourcing
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Global Fashion Sourcing
Credit Points: 12.00
RMIT University Vietnam
350H Fashion & Textiles
Course Coordinator: Dr Tarun Panwar
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9223
Course Coordinator Email: email@example.com
Course Coordinator Location: B511 F01 R001
Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
Required Prior Study
Successful completion of BUSM4789 Introduction to Fashion Enterprise or MKTG1442 Introduction to Fashion Retailing.
Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.
This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to manage global sourcing and fashion supply chains. You will learn how to apply sustainable practices to global sourcing and supply chain management. You will analyse the steps of pre-production, production and quality assurance to understand the product development process, and apply this knowledge to the management of inventory systems, logistic and import operations.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
Program Learning Outcomes
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
PLO1: Critically review, analyse and evaluate theory and industry knowledge relevant for fashion enterprise in the global fashion business environment.
PLO2: Apply a range of creative and commercial skills to successfully practice in a range of roles in the field of fashion enterprise.
PLO4: Communicate using a range of formats and strategies to diverse audiences within and external to the fashion enterprise field.
PLO5: Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness through ethical and reflective practice.
Course Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
CLO 1: Investigate, analyse and apply sustainable global sourcing and supply chain management principles within a fashion and textile enterprise.
CLO 2: Analyse and evaluate global trends and information technology in fashion supply chain management.
CLO 3: Analyse the different management strategies and perspectives of people, quality and change, from local and offshore production perspectives.
CLO 4: Analyse and evaluate systems and techniques for planning and controlling the movement of goods and for maintaining inventory at desired levels.
CLO 5: Compare and contrast qualitative and quantitative forecasting methods, inventory systems and construct simple material planning systems.
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 business problems.
Overview of Learning Resources
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.
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 learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
Assessment tasks are directly aligned with each Course Learning Outcome. They are as follows:
Assessment Task 1: Sustainability of Fashion Supply Chain Analysis (30%)
CLOs: 1 & 2
Assessment Task 2: Case Study Presentation (20%)
Assessment Task 3: Global Sourcing Strategy Project Report (50%)
CLOs: 4 & 5
If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to various 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.