In addition to the study of Window display, Visual Merchandising, Mannequin Styling and Store Layout principles, students will gain first hand practical industry insider knowledge and insight into the many different roles of today's Visual Merchandiser.
Sarah Manning has 20 years industry experience and now runs her own consultancy business working for a selection of London based retail and department stores, offering freelance services in visual merchandising training and consultancy.
Her work includes planning and installing in-store promotions, consulting on new fixtures and installations, and window design and dressing. A fully qualified lecturer with a PG Cert in Teaching & Learning for Higher Education at distinction level. Sarah has previously worked for Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Marks and Spencer, Liberty, Next and Selfridges.
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Successful students will be awarded a certificate of completion by INIFD - Accredited by The British Accreditation Council
Simon Askew is professional visual merchandising tutor with over twenty five years working in the retail sector.
Simon began his career working for Sainsburys Supermarkets, a major multiple retailer in the UK before moving to Selfridges in London to specialise in the luxury retail sector.
He then had a unique opportunity to work at Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge in one of the worlds most prestigeous retail stores where he held a senior management position for six years.
During that time, Simon was selected for the Retail Masters forum held at Oxford Business School.
Now working independently, Simon has begun working with a strong list of well known retail companies based in fashion, food and home offering his professional services and experience from his work in the last twenty five years.
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.