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Fashion Collections and Sourcing

Code 12652
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload T(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Design de Moda
Entry requirements not
Mode of delivery Presential teaching in classroom. Theoretical (T) and theoretical/practical (TP)
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes 1-Understand the collection development and the context in a line of products, considering the changes in industry. 2-General knowledge about creation of a fashion collection, identification of the concept and of the products line.
3-Capacity to relate the elements that complement a fashion collection to the technical characteristics of the fashion product.
4-Assimilate the influence and forecast of fashion tendencies.Incorporate the elements for sourcing in the several phases of textile chain.Understand the relationship customer/supplier.
5-Knowledge of the elements to accomplish sourcing in the several phases of the textile chain.
6-Capacity to manage sourcing in a relationship between customer and supplier, both in national and international perspectives; applying and relate knowledge, developing the ability of problem solving in multidisciplinary and complex new situations.
Syllabus 1. The general process to create a fashion collection.
1.1. Identification of the concept and the line of products.
1.2. Organization and characteristics of fashion collections of Designer, Luxury Labels, Fashion Labels and retailing networks.

2. Influence and forecast of fashion tendencies and the fashion industry.
2.1. Factors influencing the commercial success of the fashion collections over the several cycles.
2.2. Elements to complement fashion collections.
3. Historical perspective of sourcing in value chain management. Sourcing in different phases of the chain.
3.1. The purchasing department.
3.2 Structural model of purchasing department.
3.3. Team of Purchasing process and their responsibilities.
3.4. The cycle of purchase.
4. Sourcing of fabrics and clothes.
5. Subcontracting sourcing.
Main Bibliography A - Brookshire, J.E Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry, 2nd Edition, Bloomsbury, 2017
A - The Fashion Business Manual An Illustrated Guide to Building a Fashion Brand de Fashionary, Fashionary International Limited, junho de 2018
A - David Shaw, Dimitri Koumbis, La compra profesional de moda, Editorial Gustavo Gili, 2014
A- Simon Seivewright,Manuais de Diseno de Moda - Diseno e Investigación, AVA Publishing SA, 2007
A- Jackson, Tim; Shaw, David; Mastering Fashion buying & Merchandising management; Palgrave Master Series, 2001
A- Goworek, Helen; Fashion Buying, 2 th ed. Blackell Publishing, 2008
A- Elinor Renfrew; Colin R., ,Manuais de Diseno de Moda - Creación de una Colección de Moda, AVA Publishing SA, 2010
B- Frings, Gines, Fashion from concept to consumer, 9 th ed., 2008, Pearson Education
B- Michael Jeffrey and Nathalie Evans; Costing for the Fashion Industry, Bergpublishers; 2010
B- Pires, Doroteia Baduy, Design de Moda – Olhares Diversos, Estação das letras e das cores. 2008
B- Sicard, Marie-Claude; Lujo, Mentiras y Marketing: Como funcionam as marcas de lujo?; GGmoda, Editora Gustavo Gili, SL
Consulta na bases de dados internacional WGSN, Jornal T, Vogue e Fashion of Business Journal
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The adopted teaching-learning methodologies are active and cooperative, promoting the thinking and valuing both cognitive and interpersonal processes, promoting the concepts acquisition, the problems solving, the research and practical exercises, centered in the student. Presencial method.In theoretical classes the professor uses expository methodology with audio-visual equipment to help promoting the discussion of the subjects with the students. In theoretical and practical classes the students research and analyse practical cases about fashion collections and sourcing.
The knowledge evaluation comprises two group work research, which counts on 50% of the final classification, and the individual work research that count on the other 50%. The frequency criterion comprises the minimal classification of 6 values and, the approval one, of 10 values.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-01-08

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