• Visual Merchandising Course
  • Visual Merchandising Course

Visual Merchandising Course


Highlights

  • Online Visual Merchandising Course taught by Ms Sarah Manning.
      Guest Speakers Mr Paul Chambers and Mr Neil Holbrook.
  • Course made up of study and research assignments graded by our tutors.
  • Local tutor support available at INIFD centres across asia.
  • Pre-recorded subtitled videos and live streaming lectures.
  • Learn online, on any device and browser over a three months period.
  • Every successful student will get a certificate of completion from London School of Trends who are Accredited by the British Accreditation Council.

TAKE THE FIRST STEP TO LEARN THE RULES THAT GOVERN THE VISUAL MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY

The Course

London School of Trends a leading London Fashion College and part of the INIFD Global brings you an exclusive online Visual Merchandising Course, Visual Merchandising is the art of making your products look great. Take the Visual Merchandising Online Courses and discover how to drive sales through windows entertain buyers by creating theatre, maintain customer interest and learn how to attract customers through your doors. Understand techniques that create a higher level of presentation, Increase the average spend by creating link selling amongst your products. Understand customer flow and how they are shopping and learn if your layout helps or hinders or how your selling areas are being reached strengthen a brand to the consumer. Link signage and themes throughout your windows and store areas.

Following the London School of Trends teaching philosophy, our online course is highly interactive with assignments and video lectures well planned out, that you will hardly miss the classroom experience of our traditional courses. Our responsive e-learning hub gives you the freedom of studying on your tablet, PC or smartphone. 


Course Modules:

  • Module 1: Week 1 - Induction and course objectives Class Introductions. Understanding the key VM and Display principles. Presentation on how to effectively use Colour, lighting and graphics within window display.
  • Module 2: Week 2 - Understanding window display trends on the high st Mannequin styling & dressing principles
  • Module 3: Week 3 - Understanding VM Techniques currently used in the retail industry in London.
  • Module 4: Week 4 - Understanding how to create shop floor layouts and excellent customer flow. Includes looking at placement of merchandise and creating points of interest at eye level. Creating a strong brand identity.
  • Module 5: Week  5 - Understanding how to create an effective Sale & Clearance promotion in store. How does the shop floor layout differ? Creating strong messages within sale window displays.
  • Module 6: Week 6 - A presentation discussing case study examples of the process of planning and installing "Pop up stores"

Teaching and Learning Methods:

  • Subtitled Video Lectures & Live Streaming
  • Quiz & Interesting Assignments on each module
  • Final assessment - Industry Based
  • Blended learning, support and learning assistance from local tutors at all INIFD Centres


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Successful students will be awarded a certificate of completion by INIFD - Accredited by The British Accreditation Council

  • £400

    • Level:  Beginner
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Start Date Duration Cost Status Location Action
18/11/2016 - 10/02/2017 12 Weeks £400 Available Online Add to Basket
  • Sarah Manning

    Taught by - Sarah Manning

    Sarah has 20 years Visual Merchandising experience working for London stores; Harrods, Selfridges and Marks & Spencer.Sarah holds a distinction in PG Cert in Higher Education.

    Sarah has had her own freelance Visual Merchandising Company since 2006, working for clients who include ; Harvey Nichols, Jaeger, Zara, Evans Cycles, GHD, Hasbro, Hallmark, John Smedley, Triumph Lingerie, Braun, Kenwood and Delonghi.

  • Neil Holbrook

    Taught by - Neil Holbrook

    Having graduated from the London College of Fashion in 1995 with a B.A (Hons) in Product Development for the Fashion Industry, Neil Holbrook has worked for the past 20 years across the Fashion and Retail industries.

    Originally working as a Fashion Designer and Pattern Cutter, Neil moved over to the retail side to work in Buying and has since worked across Visual Merchandising, Press and Marketing and most recently in the Editorial and Social Media areas. Here he headed up the editorial team for Harvey Nichols, managing their website, magazines, emails and social media ,directing their fashion, beauty and food styling and editorial, still life and product photography and overseeing all copywriting.

    Neil has a very extensive knowledge of, and interest in, both current and historical fashion as well as celebrity, popular and music culture. Neil's fashion retail experience ranges the gamut from luxury to high street, international to independent and multi to mono brand.

  • Paul Chambers

    Taught by - Paul Chambers

    Paul Chambers attended St Martins School of Art: College for the Distributive Trade course where he studied Display Design before starting his career at Selfridges.

    He has now worked in the Visual Merchandising field for 25 years, including Selfridges for 10 years; 6 of which he was Head of Creative Direction, driving all creative concepts for all windows and store commercial promotions. Paul then worked for 6 years at Harvey Nichols as VM Manager and Company Windows Manager followed by a stint as Art Director for Reiss and as a Celebrity Fashion Stylist at Terri Manduca agency.

    Paul also headed up the Projects and Design teams for 'Elemental Design', a retail creative agency in London managing all aspects of design project management and production for brands such as Fendi, Harrods and Selfridges.

    Paul has now relocated to Germany where he heads up the Global Windows for Hugo Boss.

WELCOME TO INIFD LONDON

INIFD London is the latest addition to the international institute of fashion design (INIFD), world’s largest network of design institute with 2 decades of existence, over 3 lac pass outs and approximately 20,000 students passing out every year, INIFD centers worldwide, national and international collaborations, providing the nation's common man a new perspective and career in fashion and design.

We take extra care to reach out to candidates of foreign origin and ensure that they get the best fashion training that a city like London has to offer, at a cost that is affordable. We make sure that when candidates sign up for a course with INIFD London, they get the best accommodation, studying and experiencing the intense and bustling fashion capital and its colourful culture. We understand student apprehensions and have designed our program to suit student's educational needs and provide a stable environment.

Our teaching methodology maximizes student-teacher interaction through project-based assignments and practical hands-on training, so students are real-world prepared in the fashion and design capital.

We also recognise the need to provide a stimulating yet comfortable environment that challenges student while also offering assurance when they need to be encouraged. INIFD London has a wonderful faculty that is experienced, accessible, and friendly. Made up of professionals who have also have successful careers in fashion and design and have mentored hundreds of students. INIFD London tutors are adept in ensuring that no candidate enrolled in the program feels left behind.

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Q. WHAT IS THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT?
A. Students whose first language is not English must be proficient in reading, writing in English.
Q. HOW DO YOU APPLY FOR A COURSE?
A. Please contact your local INIFD centre.
Q. WHAT DOES the RESIDENTIAL COURSE INCLUDE?
A. It includes the tuition fee, air travel to London Heathrow and return, airport pick up & drop,accommodation for the entire duration at INIFD House in Central London, food all meals, travel within London, subject related museum/exhibitions visits, social events and photo-shoots with a crew of industry Professionals (Fashion Styling).
Q. DO I NEED A VISA?
A. Yes, if you do not hold a UK or EU passport you need to apply for a student visitor visa. Our Admissions officer will help and guide you through the process.
Q. DO I GET A REFUND IF MY VISA IS REFUSED BY UKBA?
A. Yes a refund will be issued on confirmation of refusal of your visa deducting the visa application fees and administration charges upto £500. No Refund will be processed once the visa is granted.
Q. DO I GET A CERTIFICATE FOR THE SHORT COURSE?
A. At the end of the course, you will get a certificate of completion by (INIFD London) London School of Trends accredited by the British Accreditation Council.
Q. WHEN WILL I RECEIVE THE OFFER LETTER?
A. On the receipt of your application form and the full payment of course fee, application will be reviewed and successful candidates will receive an offer letter within 72hrs of the application.

Fees and Schedule

One Month Residential Programme

Fashion Styling
Start Date : Friday 1st of December 2017
Fees : £3300 - (all inclusive)
Interior Design & Styling
Start Date : Friday 1st of December 2017
Fees : £3300 - (all inclusive)
Fashion Styling
Start Date : Monday 25th of December 2017
Fees : £3300 - (all inclusive)
Interior Design & Styling
Start Date : Monday 25th of December 2017
Fees : £3300 - (all inclusive)
Visual Merchandising
Start Date : Monday 8th of January 2018
Fees : £3300 - (all inclusive)

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