Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
-
Language
English
Course Fee
$38,700

Course Overview

Course summary:

The Executive MBA (Fashion) is designed for international professionals working at a management level, who wish to progress to a leadership role.

About:

This EMBA fashion programme combines short face-to-face teaching blocks and networking events in London with accessible, online distance learning. Participants are able to broaden their careers and develop a greater strategic approach.

Great reasons to apply:

  • This programme will add innovative and creative value to senior managerial careers
  • The opportunity to negotiate a business research-led consultancy project

The Executive MBA (Fashion) is designed for fashion business executives, directors, managers and growing entrepreneurs. This specialist programme is uniquely focused on the fashion industry, enabling participants to broaden their careers beyond their own specific experiences, developing a greater strategic approach, confidence and understanding that can equip them for more senior roles and greater responsibilities.

This exclusive blended learning programme is delivered by a combination of 6 day face-to-face teaching blocks in London, followed by online seminars, discussions and peer-to-peer learning, taught by some of the most highly respected professionals that the fashion industry and creative academia can offer.

Applicants who do not have an immigration status that permits study should contact Student Services for advice. Please note that we cannot guarantee that the current immigration rules will remain the same over the period of your study.

Chartered Management Assessment Centre:

The CMI is recognised by Royal Charter as the professional body for managers in the UK. For managers who want to sharpen their professional edge and enhance their effectiveness your EMBA (Fashion) provides the opportunity to apply for Chartered Manager, the highest status that can be achieved in leadership and management. As a CMI Approved Centre the Fashion Business School supports students and endorses applications on the Exemption Route to Chartered Manager. Furthermore, as the course is accredited by the CMI you have the opportunity to graduate with the additional qualification, CMI level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

Who should take this course

Anyone Interested.

Course content

Course details:

The Executive MBA (Fashion) is for fashion business executives, directors, managers and growing entrepreneurs. This specialist programme is uniquely focused on the fashion industry, enabling participants to broaden their careers beyond their own specific experiences, developing a greater strategic approach, confidence and understanding that can equip them for more senior roles and greater responsibilities.

This exclusive blended learning programme is delivered by a combination of 6 day face-to-face teaching blocks in London, followed by online seminars, discussions and peer-to-peer learning, taught by some of the most highly respected professionals that the fashion industry and creative academia can offer.

You will be taught by staff with significant business experience and access to the fashion industry through consultancies and research. LCF maintains close relationships with industry leaders, which underpins the EMBA's focused content, enabling participants to learn from real-life case studies, projects and from industry specialists.

This unique learning experience will provide you with the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skills to succeed in the widest variety of fashion enterprises. During the course you will be able to enhance your leadership, evaluative, analytical and problem-solving skills by combining your growing theoretical knowledge with the decision-making challenges faced during your work roles.

To complement your post graduate studies at LCF, the course also provides continuous professional development (CPD) opportunities through its “Leadership portfolio” of career coaching resources. Six online coaching activities delivered in tandem with the six specialism units have been designed to support your progress toward senior leadership positions. At the end of the course these CPD activities will be further supported by a two-day Career coaching workshop to complete your learning journey with us here at LCF.

Mode of learning:

  • 18 month part-time programme.
  • Designed to complement full-time employment.
  • Periods of intensive study.
  • Seven units completed in sequence.
  • Option to exit with a Postgraduate certificate (60 credits) or a Postgraduate diploma (120 credits).

Structure:

  • This is a blended learning course, which is delivered through a mixture of face to face attendance and online distance learning.

Face to Face teaching:

Candidates will be required to attend in person for six day teaching blocks (three days per unit) three times in their first year. Classes will include a mix of tutor and student-led seminars, group and individual presentations, individual and team responses to case studies, and lectures. Lectures will be supported by guest speakers from fashion and related industries. Case studies will form a further focus for student-led seminar and workshop activity. Candidates will be required to attend in person for five day teaching blocks two times in their second year.

Industry visits:

Relevant site visits are scheduled, allowing candidates restricted behind the scenes access directly related to the unit of study. Recent site visits have offered candidates the opportunity to visit the Net-a-Porter distribution centre and the denim manufacturer Blackhorse Road Atelier.

Networking events:

Candidates are offered access to a blend of exclusive industry networking events. These can take the form of panel discussions with high-profile speakers, network events or bespoke executive training sessions. These are followed by the chance to meet the speakers and EMBA contacts over drinks and canapes to network and develop industry contacts.

Online distance learning:

The advanced virtual learning environment offers candidates the opportunity to engage with tutor-led live seminars, discussion forums and chat room facilities. This blend of learning provides an accessible, inspiring and flexible space in which to gain this EMBA degree.

Candidates are expected to engage frequently in self-directed peer communication. The latter will help strengthen the strong networking opportunities afforded by the programme.

Fees & Funding:

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About Course Provider

University of the Arts London (UAL) is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university. Its unique creative community is made up of six renowned Colleges, each with its own world-class reputation: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

UAL is the world’s sixth best University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings 2018. Offering an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, UAL is the main talent pipeline to the UK’s creative industries.

Home to a diverse community of over 18,000 students from 129 countries, UAL has a track record for launching and furthering careers. Our graduates can be found in every part and at every level of the creative and cultural sectors, from heads of global business to self-employed practitioners, and on shortlists for awards ranging from the Turner Prize to the Oscars.

Building on UAL’s association with some of the most original thinkers in the arts, students and staff are inspired to challenge convention, generate new ideas and nurture talent. Home to award-winning staff and students for more than a century, UAL’s Colleges are at the forefront of learning, creativity and practice in their specialist subjects. This close-knit College structure offers opportunities for learning and enquiry for people at all stages of their creative development.

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