Business Of Fashion – A to Z

business of fashion


Learn the business of fashion in the Business of Fashion A-Z course.  From mastering selling strategies to understanding finance essentials, this course equips every budding fashion entrepreneur with the knowledge, foundation and contacts for success. Master the art of selling, dive into the finances and learn how to crunch the numbers and stay within budget, on top of taxes, cash flow and profits.

  • What does the course cover?

    Topic 1

    • Why, what, how will you be selling? Master the art of selling in fashion
    • Being an enterpreneur in the fashion industry
    • Dive into finance essentials
    • Understanding numbers (budgets, cash flow, collections, costs, taxes)

    Topic 2

    • 4 Ps of Porter in the context of fashion; product, price, placement, promotion
    • Understanding different business models
    • Retail strategies including ecommerce
    • Gain insights into manufacturing & sampling, logistics and stock management
    • Learn from a Retail Expert as a guest speaker

    Topic 3

    • introduction to business planning
    • the fashion seasons & calendar
    • Day in the life of a fashion brand owner – an industry visit to the offices of an established local fashion brand
    • Direct Q & A for all your burning fashion business questions

    Topic 4

    • Importance of a business plan
    • Making a business plan
    • Introduction to different roles within the industry (buyers, trade show organisers etc)
    • Little Black Book of industry contacts to get your brand off the ground with


  • Dates

    • June 17th  to  July 8th Monday – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM
  • Cost

    • In Studio- 2500 AED


  • Available for online training?


  • Requirements


  • Materials

    2. Measuring tape
    3. Wacom tablet (optional)
    4. Foam board
    5. Scissors
    6. Glue