If you are aspiring to enter the glamorous world of fashion designing, you may be wondering which course to pursue. Your apprehensions are valid given the fact that the industry has diversified immensely in the last decade. As the industry gets more competitive with the proliferation of global brands and a fast-changing market, specialists are more in demand than ‘jack of all trades’. In such a scenario you need to pick and choose courses in fashion designing after due research and deliberation. Most fashion designing colleges in India offer a selection of courses and hence you can pick one based on the career prospects and of course your passion. Here in this write-up, we take a look at some courses in fashion designing which are in great demand.
# MBA In Fashion Entrepreneurship
You may wonder why a marketing degree is topping our list. But the fact is there is more demand for fashion marketers than designers in the country. Recall how the fashion market has changed over the last few years, you would notice that while the designs and styles have changed, there has been more activity in how you buy it or the way it is marketed in front of your eyes. Whether it is the retail stores or the online market places, marketing strategies have changed immensely in the last few years. Today the success of apparels and accessories is as much dependent on marketing as they are on their quality and designing. MBA in Fashion Entrepreneurship focuses on teaching you the fundamentals of the market and the dynamic that govern the industry. Similarly, you can opt for a BBA or a Diploma program from a reputable institute for fashion designing.
# Diploma In Fashion Designing
This is another program that has become very popular with design aspirants. These are usually 1 year fashion design course that includes 10 months of classroom lecture and internal projects followed by two months of entrepreneurship. This is ideal for fashion entrepreneurs who need to understand the dynamics of the industry and also gather knowledge in areas ranging from procurement of raw materials to marketing of the finished products. This lays a strong foundation for one to build a career on and start something new and capture the opportunity in the market.
# Industry Specialized Program
The constantly changing dynamics of the industry also demands people involved in it to stay updated with the latest trends in the industry. These courses can advance careers for people already in the industry and also for those that are planning to switch into the apparels and accessories industry. These are mostly short-term courses that focus on a high niche area in the industry. These courses including B2B Selling, Efficient Merchandising, Fashion Retail Marketing, Fashion Shoot, Fashion Make-up to name a few. As you can clearly see all these programs focus on enhancing your skills in a niche discipline. They not only help you find easy employment but also increase your chances of going solo and starting something on your own.