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Business of Design
Construction Techniques 2
Building on the basic draping, patternmaking, and sewing skills learned in Construction Techniques I, explore intricate draping exercises to design more tailored apparel and study advanced patternmaking applications. Make muslin tests of garments and use fabric to create a finished garment. Prerequisite: Construction Techniques I or the equivalent.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5244 - PCFD 0231 A
  • Nelson, Evelyn
Jan 25 - Apr 19
On Campus
Friday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Construction Techniques 2
Building on the basic draping, patternmaking, and sewing skills learned in Construction Techniques I, explore intricate draping exercises to design more tailored apparel and study advanced patternmaking applications. Make muslin tests of garments and use fabric to create a finished garment. Prerequisite: Construction Techniques I or the equivalent.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5245 - PCFD 0231 B
  • De Verteuil, Phyllis
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Worth to Westwood:Fashion Hist
In this course, we explore fashion beginning with the father of haute couture and concluding with the designer who brought punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream. We discuss fashion in its historical context, examining economic and technological influences, as well as those from the world of arts and artists. Broad thematic considerations include the nature of fashion (what it is and what it does) and its rela...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5246 - PCFD 0302 A
  • Maxmen, Mary
Jan 28 - Apr 29
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Worth to Westwood:Fashion Hist
In this course, we explore fashion beginning with the father of haute couture and concluding with the designer who brought punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream. We discuss fashion in its historical context, examining economic and technological influences, as well as those from the world of arts and artists. Broad thematic considerations include the nature of fashion (what it is and what it does) and its rela...
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Consumer Behavior
Today’s competitive marketing climate has led many companies to explore theories of consumer behavior. This course focuses on the profile of the consumer—psychographics and demographics—and consumer interests, with an emphasis on generational marketing. Segmented and niche markets and their development are also discussed. Prerequisites: none.
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Fashion Merchandising
Study the fundamentals of fashion merchandising principles and the techniques you need to operate as a merchandiser in a successful fashion apparel company or as an entrepreneurial boutique owner. Analyze case studies outlining merchandising strategies used by manufacturers and retailers. Study the impact of consumer behavior and how it leads to forecasting. Learn about "global merchandising", where it's effective, a...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5258 - PCFD 0806 X2
  • Osborne, Mark
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Retail Buying
Learn to work with a retail buyer or become one yourself. This course is essential for managers, retail business owners, and manufacturers’ account representatives. Topics covered include profitability scrutiny, open to buys, initial and cumulative markup, shortages, sell-through, and sales to stock analysis. Students learn how to buy or communicate with buyers and complete practical and realistic assignments. Prereq...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5259 - PCFD 0807 A
  • Cozzi, Stephanie
Jan 26 - Apr 06
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Retail Buying
Learn to work with a retail buyer or become one yourself. This course is essential for managers, retail business owners, and manufacturers’ account representatives. Topics covered include profitability scrutiny, open to buys, initial and cumulative markup, shortages, sell-through, and sales to stock analysis. Students learn how to buy or communicate with buyers and complete practical and realistic assignments. Prereq...
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Fashion Marketing Global Environment
This course examines fundamental marketing concepts in the global fashion marketing environment. Students explore consumer insights, positioning, competitive advantage, and channel decisions using both theoretical and practical approaches. Students analyze and identify target markets and become aware of key marketing decisions as they develop a global marketing plan for a fashion company. Prerequisites: none.
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Centering Your Brand
This workshop, targeted to students and working professionals who intend to establish or have an existing business or brand in a creative industry, pairs design and brand strategy. Students, who seek to achieve their goals and refine their voice and expression, explore their unique vision through our interactive, hands-on workshop-style course. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5266 - PCFD 0820 A
  • Lau, Bliss
Apr 13 - Apr 27
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 5:00 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Portfolio
A strong portfolio is essential to success in a competitive industry like fashion. Learn to communicate your skills to potential employers, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, merchandising, or buying. In this course, you are guided to edit your work—whether it is done for school assignments or for your job—to build a portfolio that accurately tells the story of your talent. You resear...
Mar 05 - Apr 16
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Flats
Flat sketching is an essential part of garment production. It communicates details in the design and construction of a garment, from concept to marketing. This course introduces the professional techniques used to create fashion flats, ranging from traditional hand sketching to the use of Adobe Illustrator to produce sketches digitally in a vector format. Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Mac operating system. Knowl...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5343 - PCFD 0105 A
  • Cabuay, John Jay
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
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