Small Business Enterprise
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Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Design Strategies
Department: Design Strategies
Course Number: PSDS 2111
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course explores strategies, skills and processes necessary to establish a successful small business, with a focus on the fashion industry. Topics may include forecasting fashion trends, sampling fabric, putting a line together, contacting buyers, domestic production vs. importing, shipping and inventory control. The course may also address issues of special relevance to social-entrepreneurial ventures, including sourcing, quality control, margins, customs, labels, and shipping. Principles of cultural, social and environmental responsibility are emphasized throughout.
Open to: All university undergraduate degree students.
Open to Undergraduate students.