Are you a recent graduate with a Master’s or Bachelor degree with little or no work experience? Passionate about the fascinating world of fashion?
Have you just finished your study in fashion or design? Or have you just launched your own label?
The International Fashion Management program is a specialized master in global management, providing you with essential management knowledge and skills needed in the fashion industry.
While other fashion programs abroad focus on global luxury labels & the established companies/groups, this program focusses more on entrepreneurship and how to develop a fashion brand. This program emphasizes the (future) challenges of the fashion industry: sustainability, digitalization, technology, the dynamics between global and local markets, developed and emerging markets.
We will challenge and coach you to become a leader, thinker and/or entrepreneur, working in responsible, analytical and ingenious ways. We will prepare you for a leading role in finance, purchasing, branding, and/or a role that combines it all…
Discover how Anouk Van Dingenen, student at AMS, experiences this program: read her blog.
The Master in Global Management – International Fashion Management is an international master, we want you to learn about different industries and different markets all over the world. We want to Open your minds to impact the world!
Antwerp is without any doubt one of the most creative and entrepreneurial cities in Europe, in which new trends and designers are endlessly evolving. As one of the world’s leading fashion capitals, it has developed its own distinctive fashion identity based on the creativity of their independent high-end designers, particularly with the rise of the ‘Antwerp Six’ in the eighties (Dirk Bikkembergs, Ann Demeulemeester, Walter Van Beirendonck, Dries Van Noten, Dirk Van Saene, Marina Yee). Antwerp has it all: high-end fashion designers, small independent labels, as well as family businesses.
You will study at Antwerp Management School, a top-ranked business school. You can profit from the strong network that our academic director has in the fashion industry. You will be able to meet people from the fashion industry during trips and networking events.
Both London and Milan are fashion hot spots, well known for luxury brands and crafts. And that’s exactly the reason why you will be studying here. At London College of Fashion and Domus Academy, two world-famous prestigious schools in fashion design, you will explore the success of world famous brands.
In London you will practice a combination of both hard and soft skills. Your 3-day inspirational tour will consist of company visits to gain practical knowledge and insights into the field, well as lectures from experts at London College of Fashion.
There is no doubt that Brazil can become one of the four most dominant economies by the year 2050. While studying in Sao Paolo you will gain insights into business practices of an emerging market like Brazil. The Brazilian fashion market is growing at a staggering rate, thus we want you to be at the front in order to understand the potential business opportunities in emerging markets! FAAP in Sao Paolo is now one of the most important and respected academic institutions in Brazil. A perfect place to explore the difference between developed and emerging markets! The School of Arts aims to equip their students with professional qualifications and creative skills to follow the market trends.
In Antwerp, you will do a master company project for a company (i.e. you work as a jr. consultant for a fashion company/brand etc.). In Milan you will also analyze a real business case from the fashion industry in Italy
During the year, we will organize a lot of company visits to different companies such as Van de Velde (lingerie) and Monar shoes). We do a sustainability tour, we involve you in network & fashion events and we invite fashion designers to class to discuss about their business challenges and accomplishments.
During your time at AMS, we will coach you in your personal development and develop an action plan to establish/fine-tune your future career goals. We have a career service center, providing you with several opportunities to connect to the fashion industry
When you follow this program, you get a chance to compete for the Fashion Entrepreneurship Award. Team-up with a designer and pitch your business plan together at the end of the academic year. The best business plan will win the award.
Do you want to meet us & get more information? Then book an appointment
with Eva, our Recruitment Officer, for a personal (Skype-)conversation or head
on down to one of our information sessions at the campus!