Global Trade in the Apparel Industry

Course Code: FMPC 5102

Academic Year: 2019-2020

This course will prepare students for a variety of jobs in either retail, wholesale, marketing or manufacturing as they pertain to international business. It will advance the current knowledge base of the student with topics such as economics, finance, buying, sourcing, logistics and manufacturing by making them relevant within the context of international apparel trade. The student will evaluate global issues that apply directly to the apparel/textile industry such as trade barriers, sustainability, regional trade agreements and consumption. Through case studies and articles, the student will look at some important business strategies devised by companies that have successfully globalized. Time will also be spent analyzing unique cultures and business opportunities that exist among different countries.