Humber’s Cosmetic Management diploma program gives you the business base and cosmetic skills that you need for a career in the growing cosmetic and fragrance industries, in just three semesters.
The curriculum, designed in collaboration with the cosmetics industry, focuses on current market trends and touches on all disciplines that students require to enter the personal care products sector. Courses encompass training in retailing, merchandising, marketing and sales, make-up application, as well as the skills necessary for running an independent business. Topics such as environmental implications and multicultural sensitivity are embedded in each course.
Our three-semester accelerated program delivers a range of business-focused cosmetic courses.
In first semester, you will be introduced to cosmetic management, retail buying and operations, product knowledge and application including colour analysis and skin care fundamentals.
In second semester, you will study business ethics, promotions and advertising, cosmetic selling and counter management. Learn how to use computer software for business and build on your technical skills with more advanced application techniques and fragrance analysis.
In third semester, develop your entrepreneurial skills, and learn how to plan events and launch products as you plan and execute a skin or cosmetic workshop. Build on your business skills with courses in human resources management and business finance for cosmetics. You will learn more advanced application techniques for TV, film and special effects.