“A supply chain consists of all stages involved, directly or indirectly, in fulfilling a customer request. The supply chain not only includes the manufacturer and suppliers, but also transporters, warehouses, retailers and customers themselves.” This course will use this framework to link these concepts to the apparel and accessories markets also known as the “fashion industry.” Learners will look at how products are created from the design concept to the consumer while paying particular attention to the relationship between various departments (design, production, sourcing, costing) within an individual organization.
How will you learn?The course is self-paced and includes a pre-assessment test and modules of interactive instruction based on videos, animations, case studies, discussion questions and knowledge assessments.
All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a MOTIF Certificate of Completion.
What will you learn?By the end of this course, you will be able to:
1. Understand the supply chain in the apparel and accessories business.
2. Comprehend how the supply chain impacts companies and consumers through the decision-making process and employ critical thinking skills in solving real life problems.
3. Devise appropriate CSR policies that will ensure the ethical behavior of those in the supply chain.
4. Understand the importance of developing and maintaining positive relationships within internal departments and global trading partners.