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Prescribed line of study: Business > Fashion Management (EN)

2019/2020
Speciality direction: Fashion Management
Danish title
Studieretningen inden for Business > Fashion Management (EN)
Study programme
Design Technologist
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Academy Profession
Semester
2. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Ects
45
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
English
Start time
Spring
Location
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
3292243
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Annette Havkær
  • Purpose

    The general objective is to provide students with the qualifications needed to independently plan, organise and perform tasks within the Business specialisation, including the core areas of commerce, logistics, communication and product knowledge.

    The 45 ECTS credits are distributed on the following core areas:
    Commerce: First year of study: 10 Second year of study: 5
    Logistics: First year of study:10
    Communication: First year of study:5 Second year of study:5
    Product knowledge:First year of study: 5 Second year of study: 5

    Knowledge

    Commerce:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired knowledge of
    • commerce theories, including tools and disciplines
    • economic theories and issues
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired knowledge of
    • the company’s legal affairs

    Logistics:
    The graduate has acquired knowledge of
    • costs related to logistics
    • logistics and supply chain management
    • legal aspects of international trade

    Communication:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired knowledge of
    • communication in the field of commerce
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired knowledge of
    • and understands communication in the field of commerce

    Product knowledge:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired knowledge of
    • product characteristics, including materials and technologies
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired knowledge of
    • product liability and quality assurance under applicable standards

    Skills

    Commerce:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    • assess the commercial consequences of a company’s object and strategy
    • perform supplier searches, assessments and selection
    • use relevant IT tools and management systems
    • solve commerce assignments in national and international contexts
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    • assess the market with a view to entering into and developing partnerships
    • assess and justify the use of alternative materials

    Logistics:
    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    • perform supplier searches, assessments and selection
    • assess the market with a view to entering into and developing partnerships
    • use relevant IT tools and IT management systems
    • solve commerce assignments having regard to national and international rules and regulations


    Communication:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    • use relevant IT tools
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    • assess the market with a view to entering into and developing partnerships
    • solve commerce assignments in national and international contexts

    Product knowledge:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    • assess different material properties and applications
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the skills needed to
    • assess and analyse material properties and applications

    Competences

    Commerce:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    • participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration across the value chain
    • manage the company’s flows of materials and goods, taking into account the its organisational and financial circumstances
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    • conduct international negotiations and negotiations with the company’s internal and external partners

    Logistics:
    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    • participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration across the value chain
    • conduct international negotiations and negotiations with the company’s internal and external partners
    • manage the company’s flows of materials and goods, taking into account its organisational and financial circumstances


    Communication:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    • participate in the management of the company’s flows of materials and goods, taking into account the its organisational and financial circumstances
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    • participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration across the value chain
    • conduct international negotiations and negotiations with the company’s internal and external partners
    • manage the company’s flows of materials and goods, taking into account its organisational and financial circumstances

    Product knowledge:
    After first year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    • participate in product development processes
    After second year of study:
    The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
    • participate in and contribute to product development processes

  • Type of instruction and practical application of learning objectives
    Various teaching and working methods are used, including:
    • Traditional classroom-based teaching
    • Group work
    • Individual work
    • Cases
    • Excursions
    • Interdisciplinary project-based teaching
    • Problem-based learning
    • Knowledge-sharing
  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Prerequisites for access to the examination
    When starting a semester, students are automatically registered for the exams held in the course of that semester. It is not possible to withdraw registration for exams or exam attempts on the programme.
    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested standalone
    Prescribed line of study consist of two exams:
    Second-semester synopsis exam
    Third-semester portfolio exam
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Second-semester synopsis exam:
    The synopsis exam is an individual exam.
    At the beginning of the synopsis project period, two to three problem-oriented topics of relevance to the specialisation are distributed.
    Students choose one of the three topics. The selected topic is examined and analysed using the methods and theory taught on the second semester, leading to the preparation of a synopsis and an oral presentation, where product solutions are presented.

    Third-semester portfolio exam:
    The exam is taken individually.
    The exam is a portfolio exam, where the portfolio to be uploaded must contain the following:
    • A presentation of all third-semester module assignments
    • An independent reflection on the progression of the student’s learning within his or her line of specialisation of no more than 7,200 characters with spaces
    • A CV
    Students choose one of the module assignments done within their field of specialisation to be the main focus of the oral presentation.

    At the oral exam, students must present their portfolios.
    The oral exam takes 30 minutes, including:
    • 10 minutes for the student’s presentation
    • 10 minutes for questions from the examiner and the external examiner
    • 10 minutes for assessment and grading
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    English
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal and External censure
    Exam criteria
    The second-semester synopsis exam is examined external.
    Third-semester portfolio exam is examines internal.
309
hours of teaching
924
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Prescribed line of study: Business > Fashion Management (EN) you will receive 309 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 411 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 25% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: group work, classroom teaching, internal lecturers.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading your own notes, reading the curriculum.

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