Apparel Studies and Merchandising

Accounting and Costing

Content:

1.           Accounting Concepts
2.           Financial Statements Interpretation and Analysis
3.           Costing Concepts
4.           Product Costing Systems
5.           Budgeting
6.           Capital Investment Appraisal

Textile Materials and Evaluation

Content:

1.           Fibre
2.           Yarn
3.           Fabric Formation
4.           Coloration and Finishing
5.           Quality Evaluation

Apparel Industry and Merchandising

Content:

1.           Overview: The Textile Complex
2.           Sources and Destinations of Apparel Products
3.           Introduction to Merchandising
4.           Merchandising and Product Development
5.           The Merchandising Management Process
6.           Merchandising Organizations

Apparel Manufacturing

Content:

1.           Apparel Manufacturing Processes
2.           Machinery
3.           Pressing and Finishing
4.           Sewing Threads and Needles
5.           Health and Safety Issues in Apparel Manufacturing

Apparel Production and Management

Content:

1.           Production Organisation and Control
2.           Floor Supervision and Control
3.           Cutting Room Organisation and Planning
4.           Work Study in Apparel Manufacturing

Design and Pattern

Content:

Fashion Design

1.           Definition of Fashion Design
2.           Fashion Evolution
3.           Design Principles and Elements
4.           Understanding of Colour, Fabric and Trimming
5.           Fashion Trend Analysis
6.           Constraints in Fashion Design
7.           Techniques of Visualizing Fashion Concepts and Ideas

Pattern Construction

1.           Assessment of Shape and Measurement of Human Figures of Pattern Construction
2.           Methods of Obtaining Basic Block Patterns
3.           Pattern Manipulation and Adaptation for Various Styles and Fit
4.           Technique of Pattern Engineering
5.           Morphological Analysis of Human Figures
6.           Different Sizing Systems
7.           Introduction of CAD in Design and Pattern Development