MBA - Fashion Management (MBA FM)

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 25 Nov, 2020

Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
1.5 L-12 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
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About MBA - Fashion Management

MBA in Fashion Management is a postgraduate course that is relatively a new specialisation as compared to others. MBA fashion management help aspirants to combine their creative abilities along with principles of management to nurture their strengths and have a successful career.

Even though creativity is the heart of fashion industry, without right management skills and applications, the fashion industry is not a cake walk. Students during their program study the traditional management coursework along with subjects from fashion world such as marketing luxury brands, the culture of brands, managing and developing luxury retail, luxury brand management, fashion forecasting and trends, buisness practices etc. Management skills these days are necessary to cope up with the ever-changing fashion trends and to manage a diverse group of professionals in the fashion world.

MBA - Fashion Management Syllabus

First Year:

Marketing Research and Consumer Behavior

Information Technology

Principles of Fashion Marketing

Global Textiles and Apparel Product Market

Operations Research

Merchandising and Management

Economic Analysis & Statistics

Retail Management & Advanced Export Merchandising

Minor Research Project


Second Year:

International Marketing

Visual Merchandising

Supply Chain Management and E-business

Human Resource Management

Customer Relationship Management

International Finance

Fashion Forecasting

Graduation Research Project

Marketing Strategies and Brand Management

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MBA - Fashion Management Career Options and Job Prospects

After pursuing a post graduation degree in Fashion Management, candidates have an ample number of job opportunities in both public and the private sector. Some of the top recruiting companies for fashion management graduates are Godrej Interior, Futomic Designs, Space Art, Synergy Corporate Interiors etc. The average starting salary of a fresher is Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 15 lakh. Here’s a list of popular employment areas for aspirants with a fashion management background:

  • Export Houses
  • Garment Store Chains
  • Leather Companies
  • Jewellery Houses
  • Textile Mills
  • Fashion Houses
  • Luxury Stores
  • Garmen Manufacturing Units

The course serves a right purpose for candidates who have in-depth knowledge about fashion industry and businesses. It is just not limited to a career as a designer but a lot more. Following are some of the suitable job roles for candidates after pursuing fashion management:

  • Apparel Production Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Fashion Show Organizer
  • Fabric Quality Control Manager
  • Fashion Consultants
  • Technical Designer

Questions Related to MBA FM Course

MBA admission : In which month , the admissions for MBA will start?

-AdminUpdated on November 06, 2020 07:16 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

The registration for MBA at LPU begins in September and January. However, due to COVID-19, the last date ...


Along with my graduation, I want to do preparation for MBA in design management. How can I prepare for this and with which subjects should I initiate?

-VaishnaviUpdated on November 03, 2020 01:23 PM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

To prepare for MBA in Design Management you can prepare for exams such as CAT, GMAT and MAT ...


How to apply For MBA program with only UG marks in hand against vacant seat in the institutions?As per the AICTE notice dated 25 August 2020 which allows to fill up the vacant seats by considering only UG marks.

-HarshitUpdated on September 13, 2020 11:48 AM
  • 1 Answer
Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

You are advised to confirm whether your selected college is accepting admission on the basis of UG Marks ...


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FAQs about MBA - Fashion Management

Is prior work experience required to pursue an MBA in Fashion Management?

Prior work experience is not mandatory for an applicant. However, certain colleges only consider students if they have exposure or experience related to the field.

I want to explore more college options for MBA in Fashion Management. What should I do?

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How much can I earn after completing an MBA in Fashion Management?

After completing an MBA in Fashion Management, a person can make anywhere from INR 2,00,000 to INR 20,00,000 LPA.

I have not pursued BBA. Can I still go for an MBA in Fashion Management?

Yes, if an applicant has completed graduation in any stream, he/she can pursue an MBA in Fashion Management.

Which job roles are suitable after an MBA in Fashion Management?

The job roles that are suitable for an individual pursuing MBA in Fashion Management are Apparel Production Manager, Fabric Quality Control Manager, Fashion Coordinator, Fashion Show Organizer, Store Manager, Visual Merchandiser, Fashion Consultants etc.

Which employment firms offer admission to MBA in Fashion Management?

The employment firms that offer admission to MBA in Fashion Management are Export Houses, Leather Companies, Garment Store Chains, Garment Manufacturing Units, Luxury Stores, Jewellery Houses, Fashion Houses, Textile Mills etc.

Which topics are a part of the syllabus of MBA in Fashion Management?

The topics that are a part of MBA in Fashion Management are Marketing Research and Consumer Behavior, Principles of Fashion Marketing, Global Textiles and Apparel Product Market, Retail Management & Advanced Export Merchandising, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management and E-business, Marketing Strategies and Brand Management etc.

What is the course fee for the MBA in Fashion Management?

The course fee for an MBA in Fashion Management varies from institute to institute. The total course fee is around INR 50,000 to INR 6,00,000 per annum.

Which colleges are best for MBA in Fashion Management?

The best colleges for an MBA in Fashion Management are Sawai Madhopur College of Engineering & Technology (SMCET), Jaipur, Jaipur National University - JNU, Jaipur, Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University - (MJRP), Jaipur, Amity School Of Fashion Technology ( ASFT), Noida etc.

What is the duration of an MBA in Fashion Management?

The duration of an MBA in Fashion Management is 2 years.

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