To start with an introduction, let us first know about fashion designing and a two-line history about it. Charles was the first fashion designer who had his label printed in the garments, he is known as the father of haute couture by many fashion designers. The term couturier was in fact created to describe him.
Fashion Management is designed to combine management theories with the global fashion industry. As we all know fashion is a popular way of styling especially in clothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, and hairstyle. Fashion is always an ongoing trend and never stops. Management is a way to manage or plan given resources.
When it comes to fashion management courses, if you are so curious about fashion and if it’s your only passion and not only about fashion, you also have an interest in the business line and should also have a brain for business, then I think this course will help you.
You have a Masters in Fashion Management a postgraduate course for fashion management. The eligibility criteria for this course is, one should possess an undergraduate degree from any institute or university preferably any fashion related undergraduate course. Masters in Fashion Management is a two-year course and to get into this course one should take an entrance course and will be shortlisted for the next round (i.e.) the counseling and there are some institutes or colleges that take students according to their aggregate or percentage in their last exam. The selection process differs from one college to another and from one institution to another institution.
Some important courses that you will be studying in the Masters in Fashion Management are:- Organizational behaviour, managerial economics, marketing management, fashion illustration, business communication, human resource management, financial management, business research, operations management, computer applications in the fashion industry, consumer behaviour in the fashion industry, etc…
The top five colleges that provide you with the Masters in Fashion Management course are: –
- JD INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY, BANGALORE
- VOGUE INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY, BANGALORE
- PEARL ACADEMY, MUMBAI
- MIT INSTITUTE OF DESIGN, PUNE
- MAXX ACADEMY, FARIDABAD
These are the top five colleges in India that provide fashion designing courses as well as a Masters in Fashion Management.
In the present scenario, there are several career and job opportunities for a Fashion Management professional. With a bachelor’s degree, you have the opportunities to become a production manager, vendor manager or marketing manager, etc… With a master’s degree or postgraduate degree, you have the opportunities to become a brand manager, product manager, marketing consultant or fashion promotion professional, etc…You should know that you have immense opportunities and you also can travel place to place or abroad to explore fashion in all parts of the world.