Course Title: Fashion Enterprise Global Experience

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Enterprise Global Experience

Credit Points: 12.00


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 will provide you the opportunity to explore the best practices in global fashion enterprise through a study tour. This study tour will comprise travel to one (or more) national or international destinations to experience and participate in global fashion industry practices and events. These experiences may include visits to global fashion companies, factories, design or marketing offices, conferences or trade fairs. The study tour may involve collaborative projects, and include assessable tasks hosted by partner institutions. This course complements the embedded Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities.


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..

PLO3: Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation to identify and solve problems in diverse contexts within the field of fashion enterprise.

PLO5: Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness through ethical and reflective practice.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.


Course Learning outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CLO 1: Critically review, analyse and evaluate fashion enterprise practices in a global fashion business environment.

CLO 2: Reflect on a range of creative and commercial practices observed whilst participating in a global fashion enterprise experience.

CLO 3: Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation to identify and solve problems in global fashion environment.

CLO 4: Communicate the global fashion experience using a range of formats and strategies.

CLO 5:  Work collaboratively to map global best practices in the fashion and textiles industry. 


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.

RMIT Library provides extensive resources for fashion and textiles students. 

Search the library and consult the Fashion and Textiles Subject Guides for more information. 

The library also provides guides on academic referencing and assistance is available via phone, chat and email.


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: Global Fashion Experience Report (50%).
CLOs: 1, 2 & 3

Assessment Task 2: Portfolio, Reflection &  Presentation (50%)
CLOs: 2, 3, 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.