The course focuses on the fashion industry through a business and management perspective. It will provide students the necessary tools to understand the dynamic context of the fashion business in Italy and abroad. Students will be introduced to fundamentals such as fashion industry sourcing, the supply chain, and fashion buying cycle; vendor selection and fashion buying decision criteria; retail brand marketing in the fashion industry; internationalization of fashion retailing; international branding and flagship stores.


This course is intended for students who have no background in fashion and who are attending or will attend their first year of university studies in art and design.

Suggested courses

If you wish to extend your summer studies, you can combine this course with the following: