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Short Course

How to Start a Creative Business in 2020

12 Weeks | Tuesday Evenings | 5.30PM – 8.30PM | 8th September – 24th November


Want to work in the fashion industry but haven’t formally studied fashion? Interested in launching your own line or product range? This course is for you.


This 12-week course is designed to introduce you to the range of different elements and variables underpinning a successful fashion business. You will spend 3 weeks across 4 core subject streams developing enhanced knowledge as to how the industry works as a whole.


You will take a brief look at the key players in the industry, their role & function. You’ll also examine how trends develop, manufacturing options, fashion marketing, and e-tailing, all reinforced with practical case studies and examples within the fashion and retail industry.

What we cover

Throughout this course you will learn:

Fashion Business Fundamentals

  • Fashion history at a glance
  • Textiles & materials
  • Product development

Business Strategy

  • Fashion marketing
  • The online marketplace
  • Business plan development

Creative Collaboration

  • Branding 101
  • Photoshoot production
  • Styling essentials

Digital Technologies

  • Professional tools and programs
  • Photography essentials
  • Online business management

Prior Skills & Preparation

No prior skills necessary!

The course provides excellent opportunity for non-fashion professionals to gain knowledge to kick start their career or business in the fashion world.

Course Snapshot

Course Dates:

  • 8th September – 24th November
    5.30PM - 8.30PM

Location: Melbourne

Fees: $1,620.00

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