Course Title: Fashion Sustainability Compliance

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Sustainability Compliance

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2332

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2022

OMGT2333

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2021,
Viet1 2022

Course Coordinator: Dr Rebecca Van Amber

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3992 59157

Course Coordinator Email: rebecca.vanamber@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: B513 F01 R003

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 MANU2502 Introduction to Sustainable Innovation

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 report on sustainable and ethical fashion practices within a contemporary business context. You will learn how the fashion industry reports on social, environmental and economic systems and about emerging themes. You will examine corporate social responsibility to consider how the role of government, media and business intersect with sustainable business practices through the development of reporting, compliance and policy.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

As this is an option course, only Course Learning Outcomes will apply. 


Course Learning Outcomes 

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

CLO 1: Investigate, audit and evaluate the sustainability of a fashion supply chain.

CLO 2: Compare and contrast international compliance and governance issues for the fashion industry. 

CLO 3: Apply sustainable reporting systems and procedures to develop an innovative integrated sustainability strategy. 

 


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 and sustainable 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: Case Study Analysis (50%)
CLOs: 1 & 2 

Assessment Task 2: Sustainability Report (50%)
CLOs: 1, 2 & 3

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.