Thanks to a practical and interactive teaching methodology, participants will be able to analyze and exploit the opportunities that emerge from national and international scenarios and markets, understand consumer behavior, make commercial decisions and develop the skills and abilities necessary to build a range of profitable garments for wholesale, retail or online sales.
The didactic of this International Buying and Merchandising course from Scuola Superiore per Mediatori Linguistici - SSML Pisa has been designed to explore all the most important concepts of this very particular and ever-changing sector. Special topics will be addressed to give students the opportunity to become professionals capable of following the entire development of a project or an idea, from the analysis of the opportunities, to the planning of strategies and budgeting, up to the operative and commercial stages.
Another important strength of the Master Program in International Buying and Merchandising is the internship program, which is offered to each participant to successfully complete the study-path.
Training on-the-job: 3 months of tutored internship in Italy or abroad
Participants will develop the key-skills necessary to work within this fast-paced industry at an international and managerial level as International Merchandisers, International Buyers, Marketing Strategists, International Business Developer, Product Development Specialists and Trend Forecaster Specialists.
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- Principles of Buying and Cost Planning
- Consumers Behavior
- Trends Analysis and Forecasting
- Sustainability, Ethics and Human Resources
- Buying Strategies for different sectors: from supply chains to luxury goods
- Understanding the Product Life-Cycle and The Consumer Target
- Merchandising Strategies
- English language for professionals working as Merchandising and Buying Managers
- Final Dissertation
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- 4 months
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DisciplinesBusiness Administration Commerce International Business
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Undergraduate or graduate students and young professionals looking to become experts in the sector of merchandising and buying. A minimum of B2 level of English language is required to attend the course.
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International11000 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11000 EUR for the full programme during 4 months.
EU/EEA11000 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11000 EUR for the full programme during 4 months.
Course fee: € 11.000 + Current Italian VAT (22%)
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.