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O que eu aprenderei?

The Fashion Management program prepares you with essential knowledge and skills required to meet the Canadian fashion industry’s core business needs. You will gain a deep understanding of textiles, manufacturing inputs and processes, and movement in the supply chain, as well as management of the value, costing and quality of apparel. You will also be able to apply the tools of marketing and merchandising to maximize product success in the market. This program is designed to meet the needs of today’s Canadian market, which has shifted from a focus on manufacturing to product development, niche markets and omni-channel retail.

Fashion Management is the only academic program curriculum in Canada endorsed by the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA). Benefits to you include an up-to-date curriculum, connection with the industry and access to industry research materials only available to members.

The concepts of developing, sourcing and marketing a product from initial idea to retail sale are introduced. You will analyze for quality assurance, develop buying, merchandising and marketing plans, examine logistics processes and work as a team to manage a retail store.

The structure of this program gives you flexibility in the choice of a career path. You will also gain relevant industry knowledge through field education experience after the first year of study. Placement may be in fashion buying, production, distribution, retailing, wholesale, or a related marketing area. Students have the opportunity to network with potential employers at our Fashion Works industry event.

Note: Students starting in January will have an alternate order of courses, and will not graduate until their field education component has been completed.

January intake students will complete semester two from May to August, and continue into semester three in September of the same academic year.


Mandatory field education with in-class component and field experience of 280 hours.


The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

Identify textile materials, assess their suitability and compatibility, and select for end use.

Use basic accounting concepts and financial analysis in order to interpret reports and make business decisions.

Make optimal sourcing decisions based on research and analysis of domestic and global sources.

Use merchandising concepts and retail math to develop merchandise, assortment and buying plans.

Communicate visually by using appropriate tools and practices to create product development packages, sales materials, and merchandising displays.

Apply the principles of logistics and supply chain management to operate a successful fashion business.

Use effective interpersonal and team skills to enhance leadership, management and sales expertise in a fashion business environment.

Evaluate product by applying the principles of quality control to meet appropriate standards.

Explain the organization and operation of the Canadian fashion industry, its role within the global economy, and identify the forces that affect it.

Distinguish the processes and systems used in garment manufacturing to make production decisions.

Apply the product development process by preparing visual materials, technical specifications, and cost analysis for a product(s) aimed at a specific target market.

Develop, communicate, and apply a marketing plan by combining marketing research, strategies and tactics.

Analyze ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability principles to develop best practices in the fashion industry.

Develop professional goals through industry exposure with an emphasis on life-long learning and personal growth.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Centre for Arts, Design and Information Technology

Opções de estudo

Período integral (4 semestres)

CAD$14.330,00 (R$ 61.683) por ano
CAN $7,165 per semester

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Data de início

7 Setembro 2021


George Brown College

Casa Loma Campus,

175 Kendal Avenue,


Ontario (ON),

M5R 1M3, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U)

Basic computer literacy and skill level in Word and Excel are recommended.

** Mature Student Status (19 Years of Age or Older and No OSSD)

Applicants with transcripts from an institution where the language of instruction is not English may meet English language proficiency requirements with one of the following proofs of language proficiency.

  • George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program - Level 8
  • IELTS (Academic) - 6.0, minimum 5.5 in each skill band
  • TOEFL - 80 (online) minimum 20 in each skill band
  • MELAB – 80
  • PTE (Academic) - 54, overall minimum; 50 in each skill band
  • CAEL - 60 (overall)
  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency) - 169 or more (with no individual skill below 162)

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