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Patricia Young

I love teaching and fashion. One of my goals is to influence how high quality fashion education is delivered to the world...beyond the traditional classroom and traditional academic methods.

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About this Course

Master Class: A Guide to Starting Your Own Fashion Business                                                                                                               

If you have ever dreamed of having your own fashion business, start here and make your dream come true.

The business of fashion is a multi-billion-dollar global industry.  Starting a successful fashion business involves planning, making key financial decision, and completing a series of legal documents.The purpose of Master Class is to get you started on your way to making your fashion dream come true. The class provides you with easy to understand information and the guidance you need to get your business up and going.

Master Class is designed to teach women who have an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to have a fashion business how to start one. It is a step-by-step guide through the process of starting your own small business.

Fashion is a very competitive industry, and starting a fashion business is challenging. Master Class is not for the faint-at-heart and starting a fashion business takes personal commitment, discipline, hard work, and dedication.  Master Class is not a “get-rich-quick” scheme, nor does the class guarantee success.  However, if you are committed to making your dream come true, this class provides a solid foundation for starting your own small fashion business.

MODULE 1: Exploring Your Opportunities in the Fashion Business

  • How to Choose the Right Fashion Business
  • Getting Started with Building your Business

MODULE 2: Planning for Fashion Entrepreneurship

  • Planning and Organization
  • What you Should Know About Business Finances
  • Location, Location, Location
  • Managing Your Support System

MODULE 3: What To Sell: Goods, Services, Combination

  • Managing Your Products and Services
  • Buying and Developing Products & Services
  • Pricing and Profit

MODULE 4: Promoting Your Business

  • Branding
  • Attracting Customers

MODULE 5: The Future of Your Business

  • Growth and Expansion
  • The Competition