Course Title: Global Fashion Sourcing

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Global Fashion Sourcing

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4792

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2021,
Viet2 2021

Course Coordinator: Dr Tarun Panwar

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9223

Course Coordinator Email: tarun.panwar@rmit.edu.au

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.

 

 


Course Description

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%)
CLO: 3

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.