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Bengaluru, Cochin, Hyderabad and Vijayawada


1 Year


10th/SSLC/SSC from the recognised boards

Certificate Type

Bachelor Degree

Degree Issuing Authority


Programme Overview

JD Institute of Fashion Technology centres in Bengaluru, Cochin, Hyderabad and Vijayawada offer a one-year Diploma in Fashion Business Management. The program gives students a holistic understanding of fashion business, and helps train them on skills such as problem solving, strategic planning, decision making, leadership; along with an understanding of organisational goals and competitive global market study. Students are also encouraged to identify issues and concerns of the current industry and provide innovative solutions.

Fashion industry is fast-paced and with each season it reinvents itself. Diploma in Fashion Business Management overlooks the business and management of fashion. Students are trained to make decisions that reflect the philosophy and ethics of the organisation; as well as in consumer psychology and behaviour; forecasting; and entrepreneurship. Through the curriculum students are supported to identify different aspects of fashion business management such as, setting organisational goals, understand strategic development, develop entrepreneurial vision, be involved in design management, work on creative team building, and so on. The one-year Diploma in Fashion Business Management enables its graduates to find various roles such as Fashion Brand Manager, Design Manager, Merchandiser, Production Manager, Fashion Publicist, and Buyer.

Classroom Facilities Gain Insights Design Facilities & Studios Technology Training Learn with Experts Learning Out of the Box
Hone skills and strengths The library and resource center Labs and technical spaces Computer lab and 3D printing lab. Specialized tutors and renowned specialists Industry visits, projects, etc.

Program Objective

The one-year Diploma in Fashion Business Management offered by JD Institute of Fashion Technology:

  • Equips students with various managerial and technical skills that are necessary to gain wide career opportunities in the fashion industry today.
  • Emphasises on an extensive understanding of management methodologies, fashion products, and fashion business skills.
  • Provides comprehensive knowledge about different fashion products and current market trends related to fashion and lifestyle.
  • Helps students get a detailed understanding about fashion marketing, innovative fashion management practices, merchandising and retailing.
  • Enables students to master problem-solving, decision making and strategic planning related to Fashion and Lifestyle services.

Learning Outcomes

Post completion of the Diploma in Fashion Business Management, the student will be able to:

  • Acquire leadership and organisation management knowledge and the ability to have a strategic evaluation in the business of fashion.
  • Identify various advanced management techniques and business understanding, along with the parameters that inform their methodologies in fashion and lifestyle.
  • Understand important areas of the business of fashion such as, Media Impact, Trend Analysis, Management Practices, Consumer Behaviour and Brand Identities.
  • Develop a strong skill set to manage and efficiently organise a fashion business; gain a rewarding industry relationship.
  • Develop the ability and capability to manage a fashion and lifestyle business professionally, and take decisions through an approach that is empathetic and practical.
  • Dynamics Of Fashion Industry
  • Brand Management
  • Fashion Psychology And Consumer Behavior
  • Research Philosophy And Ethics
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Journalism
  • Retail Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Fashion Entrepreneurship
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Fashion Law
  • Professional Practices

Career Opportunities

  • Fashion Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Stylist
  • Trend Analyst
  • Fashion Product Manager
  • Sewing Technician
  • Educator
  • Blogger
  • Clothing/Textile Technologist
  • Merchandise Planner/Allocator
  • Fabric Researcher
  • Print Designer
  • Pattern Designer


Industry tie-up

International Collaboration


What are the course-specific admission requirements?

Admission to the Bachelor’s Program is based on a reasonable expectation that the student will be able to fulfill the program objectives and standards required for the certification. To know more about admission eligibility and document requirements, please click

Is it compulsory to participate in campus events, displays, and open houses?

Yes, it is compulsory and an integral part of the curriculum.

Will JDSD bear all the expenses for study trips?

The cost of the study trips can be

  • Industry Visits, Field trips and Excursion plans are planned according to the requirement of the curriculum.
  • Study trips planned by students for their research will not be funded by the school if this is not part of the curriculum.
What are the Career Opportunities after the fashion design course?

Students can opt for many career options –

  • Fashion Designer
  • Pattern Maker
  • Illustrator
  • Sourcing Agent
  • Textile Designer
  • Merchandiser
  • Trend Forecaster
  • Educator
  • Sewing Technician
  • Visual Merchandiser
What are the age criteria for the Fashion Design Course?

For Bachelor degree candidates till 37 years of age can apply.

How many seats are available for the BSc Fashion Design and Apparel Course?

There are 25 seats for BSc Fashion Design and Apparel Course.

Can we expect admission beyond limited seats?

Yes, we do provide admissions beyond seats with respect to the availability of the batch. 

Do you provide scholarships for students?

No, we do not provide any scholarship to any student. 

Is there any rebate for Army Personnel?

Yes, we offer a 5% rebate in fees for Army Personnel only.

Do you provide education loans?

We provide all supportive documents that will help students to get education loans. 


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