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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Business Fashion Events Planning Fashion Styling Home Fashion Market Image Consulting Master Class Series Media Events and Photography Pet Product Design and Marketing Omni Channel Retail Sustainable Design Entrepreneurs Tools of the Trade Wardrobe Technician and Costume Design Specialist Wearable and Decorative Arts Noncredit Courses Credit Courses Course Descriptions SXY 100 Intro to the Power of Big Data 6 CEU Marketing is a new game A mix of modern digital related methods that focus on how to build your brand bond with your customers and add value to product and service are replacing traditional concepts that have been in play for decades Discover just what digital marketing is the role played by data analytics and why this is important Learn the meaning of key terminology and buzzwords as you find out how the new marketing uses SEM SEO display ads e commerce email social media online advertising and mobile communication to drive business Lecture includes the basics of data analytic measurements as a tool Instructor Dalia Strum consumer and business strategic digital media expert and fashion related social shopping consultant and founder Mommy s ToolBox SXY 200 Data Analytics The Key to Unlocking Customer Intelligence 1 8 CEU This overview of data analytics concentrates on the power of digital marketing communications and initiatives on what to make and sell Find out how data analytics is revolutionizing decision making Whichever you are a fashion market creative or a left brained strategist the collection analysis and reporting of website mobile and social media data related to customer behavior and preferences is paramount Learn data analytic terminology basic buy performance indicators and how to identify and measure them Case studies related to fashion businesses help make course information easy to grasp and use Instructor Ken Mitchell director of digital marketing and analytics Century 21 Department Stores retail industry marketing executive ecommerce digital marketing and web analytics expert SXY 220 Social Email and Mobile Marketing Strategies and Performance Tracking 1 5 CEU For today s fashion consumer the customer journey is no longer linear It s a digital world and people expect to be able to buy anytime and anywhere Whether you are on the retail side or in brand marketing your performance requires knowledge of the role that web and email marketing strategies continue to play in influencing customer behavior This course teaches you digital marketing techniques that take a data driven approach to performance Key strategies and measurement techniques covered include search display and remarketing affiliate mobile web email digital CRM targeting online to offline measurement and attribution modeling Digital Analytics certificate students must complete SXY 220 prior to taking CTD 650 Instructor Ellie Schwartz senior vice president Customer Insight and Market Intelligence Eaton Marketing Group SXY 230 E Commerce Performance Tracking Fundamentals 1 5 CEU This cutting edge analytics course gives you a working knowledge of the tools technology and data sources available to improve sales conversions and ROI Topics addressed are fashion retail e commerce measurement strategies and how to

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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    and successful customer experience better customer service and opportunities to increase engagement and loyalty Turn an educated critical eye to what constitutes success and what results in customer overload and turn off Instructor Dalia Strum consumer and business strategic digital media expert and fashion related social shopping consultant SXF 140 Using Social Networking Blogging and Fashion Digital Marketing for Product Development Yes the fashion industry is leading the social networking evolution as a means of connecting new trends and customers Learn how online communities from Facebook to Linked in to Tumblr to Twitter allow you to communicate the fashion landscape Discover how to leverage social networks transforming them into social commerce opportunities Hands on activities include creation of effective social network content learning about frequency relevancy and tagging as well as how to develop and manage a Blog for your fashion interest Special attention will be given to effective research methods leading topic selection value added content as well as how to leverage successful blogs to attract advertising income Instructor Bernard Kahn adjunct assistant professor Production Management Fashion and Related Industries and manufacturing consultant SXF 200 How to Style Plan and Merchandise an Apparel Line If you are a manufacturer designer or product developer this course will help you create a cohesive and saleable line Start with the merchandising function which stresses how to plan fashion and implement customer targeting for regional markets The design process and color fabric and silhouette selection are demonstrated and sourcing is discussed Includes information on the first sample and the control steps vital to the production phase both domestic and foreign Learn how to present your collection and receive tips on resources throughout the world Workshop leader Tina Shoulders social media strategist graphic and textile designer Creative Director Laidback Home with industry experienced guest speaker SXF 201 Advanced Style Plan and Merchandise From Concept to Production Learn all the phases of the production process to bring a fashion related product line to market Program introduces a step by step analysis of the pre production process and production requirements including prototype fitting modifications vendor communications garment costing and price negotiations Delivery negotiations are discussed fabric and garment lab testing are covered and garment labeling is explained Learn how to set up time and action calendars meet social compliance and custom requirements and establish specifications for quality control Workshop leader Svetlana Zakharina product developer consultant founder of yogacarashop com and comfortinstylemag com SXF 210 How to Position Your Fashion Business for Growth Are you looking to take your apparel or accessory business to the next level This course explains the process used to secure investors make cohesive business plans and ultimately transform a small to medium sized business into a large enterprise The steps necessary to creating a brand as opposed to a label and presenting to potential investors or strategic partners are covered How to build product assortments for target customer groups appropriate channels of distribution to support projected sales including an up to the minute segment on integrating corporate social responsibility CSR as you move forward are covered Design and modern business models cash flow projections preparations of samples and steps prior to production are included and infrastructure control and sales force development are stressed Seminar leader Nathan Fleisig social responsibility and production manager Outerstuff Apparel manufacturing expert SXF 215 Ultimate Merchandising Fashion Design Line Development Workshop This hands on Seventh Ave real world workshop concentrates on how to take a design concept and work it into a saleable multiple piece minimum collection Experience how successful designers use color and fabrication rework best performers introduce newness and develop runner promotional pieces Program includes how to group styles work with key retail account demands and monitor success at point of sale Bolster your creative genius with the critical commercial skills to impress retail buyers buid customer recognition and advance your design career Takeaway portfolio quality tearsheets with color stories swatches and illustrations Seminar leader Christine Snow merchandiser and designer of Dana Kay and Le Bos divisions SXF 216 Ultimate Guide to Jeans from Design to Product Development Jeans are everywhere yet the customer claims that the perfect fit is almost impossible to find and once they do find a pair it s a challenge to get them to try a new brand This program concentrates on how to make a jean that fits and flatters regardless of figure type Begin by learning the properties of denim fabric including washes weaves weights and quality The importance of working with a superior pattern in relation to the final product is stressed and the process of pattern corrections is taught Proper construction methods are examined in relation to comfort price and sourcing options Whether you are looking to get into the jeans business or looking to improve an existing line this interactive program gives you proven techniques for great denim jeans design and manufacture and ultimate customer satisfaction Seminar leader Deborah Beard associate chairperson Technical Design technical designer SXF 218 How to Design and Merchandise an Accessory Line Learn how to build an accessory line from soup to nuts by channeling your design ideas to a specific customer and create your own brand Program focuses on the best design process to generate a cohesive line that features great coloration trim materials and shapes Price points and sources for materials common to the accessories market are discussed in relation to your concepts and target customer Where to find inspiration including the vintage market is covered along with preproduction information Create your own mood board to fully execute your designs for critique and direction Instructor Arturo Veloira creative director Grinnell Design private label jewelry designer for Michael Kors Peter Som Lela Rose accessory expert SXF 220 The Professional s Guide to Thriving at Showroom Sales Get great insight advice and training on how to jump start a fashion selling career Learn about the wide range of opportunities in the field and the tools necessary to maximize performance and sales Experience how to show a line how to negotiate fundamentals of store profitability and how to ask for the order Learn up to the minute marketing techniques and methods appropriate for today s market challenges including how to respond to vendor analysis and communicate effectively with large chain executives fashion directors buyers and independent specialty store owners Recommended for sales novices and career seekers Workshop leader Louise Conner president The Showroom a multi sales organization SXF 225 How to Style Plan and Merchandise a Pet Products Line Learn how to create a saleable line targeted to this thriving industry sector Discover how one good idea can spark an integrated grouping featuring apparel accessories toys and lifestyle items Choice of colors fabrication and design elements are covered and sourcing for materials and production is discussed Costing for wholesale and retail is taught along with how to approach a variety of retailers from big box and department stores to boutiques catalogues and e commerce sites Instructor Robin Meyer Droescher president Robin Meyer NYC dog apparel and accessory designer and manufacturer former fashion industry executive SXF 228 The Business of Jewelry How to Cut It in a Multifaceted Industry This practical course is a must for anyone planning a career in jewelry from high craft entrepreneurship to fashion and fine jewelry corporate based work Learn about the unique business and legal challenges in this sector and how to overcome them to achieve success as a jewelry professional Information imparted covers both inner core business decisions and global ramifications including professional relationships health safety and environmental concerns intellectual property management and branding promotion and cultural challenges Highly recommended for designers manufacturers buyers dealers and appraisers new to the jewelry field and looking for success Instructor Nancy Ross adjunct associate professor Career and Internship Center counselor and jewelry marketing consultant and stylist and Susan Kent Esq Jewelry Design graduate FIT certificate in Gemology legal and business counsel to jewelry and accessories business SXF 240 The Complete Guide to Global Sourcing If you ve recently begun a career in private label or product development this workshop can strengthen your sourcing decision making plus give you an up to the minute understanding of the world marketplace Program covers all variables to be considered in relation to the bottom line such as costing tracking and quality control for both the manufacture of textiles and finished products The key issues of speed to market codes of conduct and compliance and quick response are covered as well as how to analyze which factories to use Thinking proactively to solve problems is reviewed and creating realistic plans for on time well made goods is stressed Workshop leaders Svetlana Zakharina product developer consultant founder of yogacarashop com and comfortinstylemag com and Bhawna Singh design and international sourcing expert with guest speakers SXF 250 How to Write Garment Specs for Improved Manufacturing Consistency for Wovens and Knits Upgrade the quality and consistency of your samples and production by improving your ability to write comprehensive accurate specifications This hands on workshop explains how to measure and set up a spec sheet to communicate in any market and at any price point whether you are sourcing abroad or at home Review the techniques necessary to analyze the particular specs for cut and sew knits sweater knits and wovens Learn how to change the specifications of an existing garment and develop a new one Highly recommended for technical designers Bring to the first session a knit T shirt fabric and a woven top and bottom tape measure 2 x18 clear plastic ruler and straight pins Workshop leader Eileen Karp assistant professor Fashion Design Apparel creative designer and apparel technical design director SXF 300 Secrets from a Professional Shopper Do you have a closet full of clothes but nothing to wear and no time to shop This practical workshop teaches professional techniques to manage your wardrobe Learn to develop a varied self enhancing way to dress that fits your budget and lifestyle Eliminate shopper s anxiety and costly mistakes by getting inside tips on how and where to shop for the best values Discover how you can look like a million without spending a fortune Highly beneficial for consultants as well as for personal planning Seminar leader Emma Sosa president Fashion and Image International SXF 310 Shop Vintage Like a Pro at Local and Online Resources With a little FIT guidance you can take advantage of your local vintage and re sale shops flea markets and on line resources with confidence Program begins with a quick historical guide to enable you to date and identify the age of apparel and accessory items and recognize designer and label names from bygone eras Find out how to negotiate on price Get an introduction to Internet shopping from vintage e tailers and resources Participate electronically in examining clothes accessories and collectibles Shop a local store of your choice with your new found information and report back on your experiences in on line discussions Program requires use of a digital camera Instructor Emma Sosa professional stylist SXF 315 Online Shopping Sites Whos Who Whos New and Who Does It Best More and more online shopping sites crop up every day but how do you keep track of them and where are you best off spending your time and money Find out from our expert personal shopper and ecommerce merchant which sites provide the best service selection assortments ease of shopping and return policies to suit your needs Learn about site tracking and comparison features resources helpful to those with professional competitive needs and those looking for alternatives to brick and mortar shopping Attention is given to new and veteran pureplayers as well as to omni channel merchants and includes bloggers and other online information services Instructor Emma Sosa professional stylist SXF 325 Men s Image Consulting with Style Does your work require you to advise sell or dress male customers and clients Increase your professional know how and gain multiple tips from this menswear expert This highly interactive workshop covers how to nurture personalized style guide career dressing and help with grooming and shopping Special attention is given to interviews and assembling a career appropriate wardrobe See how to dress casually and still look great with an introduction to fit balance and proportion Highly recommended for image consultants menswear industry professionals or people who shop for the men in their lives Instructor Joseph DeAcetis Creative Style Director Forbes international menswear expert SXF 335 Fit Balance and Proportion Fundamentals for Men s Image and Styling If you work with mens wardrobe needs it is essential that you understand and are able to convey the relationship between fit balance and proportion for the well dressed man This intensive workshop teaches every aspect of proper fit demonstrated on live models Begin with a review of body types and silhouettes Get tips on current designer lines and brands and how they match to a variety of builds Learn about proper trouser jacket and shirtsleeve lengths Discussion includes use of color and the fundamentals of incorporating apparel with the correct shape and proportion accessorizing with shoes belts and ties Fit in relation to the personality career and lifestyle of men is also featured Instructor Joseph DeAcetis Creative Style Director Forbes international menswear expert SXF 340 The Most Iconic Menswear Milestones in Fashion History Take a visual journey highlighting the most influential benchmarks in the evolution of mens clothing from Henry VIII to current celebrities Retailers designers stylists and costume designers the mens business is flourishing and so is the demand for cross market skills Polish your mens style expertise as you learn about key style icons from kings to presidents rockers and movie stars Discover how items like the suit the blazer and military details developed Learn to anticipate the influence of period looks like those from Mad Men or Boardwalk Empire and express your ideas using proper menswear terminology Instructor Gary Osborne creative director founder Oliver and Adelaide previous experience includes Hartmarx Sportswear Perry Ellis and Ports 1961 China SXF 400 Fashionspeak How to Get What You Want When You Need It In the fast changing fashion business having the right vocabulary to describe trends garments and modern production techniques increases your professionalism and improves your ability to get the look and quality you expect This program will teach you how to use correct terminology Learn to describe silhouettes and details for product development and computer applications through visits to The Museum at FIT a private label manufacturer a computer design service and exploring design and color forecasting industry websites Highly recommended for marketers merchandisers product developers fashion media and financial industry personnel in need to communicate in the lingo of the fashion trades Online course replicates visits through web based resources First class meets in Room E226 with subsequent locations discussed at first class Class limited to 15 Seminar leaders Jaye G Edelstein adjunct assistant professor Fashion Design Apparel professional designer product developer and Camille Block designer merchandiser and product developer Shelley Sarmiento former merchandising vice president merchandising and production specialist SXF 450 The Best of the Best Luxury Fabrication Become a lux maven in the attributes that fashion products must possess to qualify for luxury status and pricing In this first program in a series designed to develop your appreciation for superb craftsmanship learn about the luxury fabrication used in making posh mens and womens apparel Through lecture and demo train your eye and hand to identify top of the line cottons wools and silks as you learn just what sets the very best fabrics apart from all the rest Information includes fibers to finishing country of origin sourcing and end use and frequently used luxury fabrics such as vicuna and cashmere are spotlighted Instructor Don Salvatore Giardina MOC adjunct assistant professor Textile Development and Marketing design director PB Aristo luxury textile expert SXF 470 How to Identify and Qualify Investment Accessory Pieces Let our FIT experts give you bona fide information on the craft and elements required for luxury designation in leather goods and fine jewelry Learn to recognize quality aesthetics and rarity in relation to price important skills for buying selling collecting or downsizing your possessions Lectures demos special FIT labs sample products and materials as well as guest experts are presented to teach you what distinguishes the very best in shoes and handbags Find out about materials construction methods iconic brands and what has value and what doesnt Discover what the word luxury means as applied to fine jewelry including the wonders of gemstones and precious metals and design in the first two classes Practical information on rating systems size vs quality and resulting prices are covered along with who the designers are and the insider scoop on famous wearers and collectors Instructors Michael Coan assistant professor Jewelry Design gemology and diamond grading expert industry and trade liaison and Frank Zambrelli adjunct instructor Accessories Design SXF 500 Fabrication Everything You Need to Know This intensive workshop is for anyone in the fashion and related industries who works with fabrics or fabric terminology Whether you are in retailing manufacturing a textile entry position or copywriting you can increase your skill vocabulary and knowledge of everything fabric related from fibers to finished product Course teaches fiber properties effective end use information and methods of yarn and cloth manufacturing through lecture demonstration and hands on analysis Workbook included Seminar leaders Theodore Hoffman adjunct assistant professor Textile Development and Marketing Margaret Bishop adjunct professor Textile Development and Marketing international consultant textile development SXF 501 Fabrication Dyeing Printing and Finishing Essentials Would your career benefit from a more complete knowledge of textile and garment dyeing printing and finishing techniques This intensive workshop covers styling fundamentals and selecting fabric in response to the demands of the apparel or domestics markets Patterns colors and finishes are stressed Program considers dyestuff properties and their applications screen roller and heat transfer printing and chemical and mechanical finishing processes Excellent follow

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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Image Consulting certificate program should no longer register for SXE 100 OL A specially crafted version SXE 111 OL will be available in January Are you a freelance specialist or an executive responsible for promotional events This intensive program teaches you how to formulate media plans for topnotch participatory experiences to promote products services and events Learn how the tools of publicity are used in experiential marketing Program includes tips on how to formulate and direct promotional needs in order to coordinate special events for yourself or your clients Instructor Barbara Berman wardrober and show coordinator with guests from the field SXE 110 Fashion Events Planning Confidential This workshop provides information and assignments from SXE 100 for people who are interested in learning the basics of events planning but are unable to commit to the full certificate program Whether youre visiting NYC this summer or are in need of insider events fundamentals in your career these three intensive sessions are perfect for people with limited time Program highlights the fashion events planners job publicity tools and the diversity of potential work opportunities such as promotions charity events and fashion shows The coordination of a successful event is taught through a series of hands on exercises based on real world examples and field trips Conduct a client pitch meeting and be coached by industry professionals Certificate candidates SXE 110 can be substituted for SXE 100 Some additional expense possible up to 15 Workshop leader Barbara Berman wardrober and show coordinator with guests from the field SXE 210 Events Publicity Writing Workshop 1 25 CEU Prerequisite SXE 100 or PR and events planning experience If you are going to be taken seriously in the world of eventing your written materials have to reflect not only your creativity but also your attention to detail and professionalism This workshop covers every aspect of winning communications from eye catching save the date cards and invitations to compelling pitch letters properly formatted press releases and when and how to use email effectively Special attention is given to developing an overall press package including digital outreach for an event Memos and agendas for effective team project directives and client communications are included Instructor Loretta Volpe professor Advertising and Marketing Communications president and CEO Media Marketing Solutions and Donna Gould public relations specialist SXE 215 How to Present Yourself to Win Clients and Sponsors 1 2 CEU Possessing events know how is part of the game but getting assignments and working is what gets you to the goal line This interactive program teaches you how to successfully market yourself and your skills and how to initiate and maintain client relationships Learn to upgrade your personal presentations whether it s for high level CEOs celebrities or local entrepreneurs Selling pitching and delivering are emphasized including how to solicit for goodie bags and other favors Diminish nervousness and shyness through class practice sessions Included are tips for creating a lasting well respected reputation how not to get fired how to

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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    8 CEU If you have a strong visual sense and an aptitude for working with color and proportion consider becoming a fashion stylist creating visual solutions for publications media and entertainment events This course provides an in depth study of the stylist s role in print and interactive media with an emphasis on fashion and home fashion The actual work and responsibilities of the assistant stylist and stylist from shopping and prepping merchandise to working with models and layouts are covered The specifics of styling professionalism are taught Program is highly interactive with work assignments Some additional expenses required Text assigned at first class Instructors Nancy Alusick professional stylist Sadia Seymour professional stylist and Emma Sosa professional stylist SXS 110 Fashion Styling Confidential This special version of SXS 100 is intended for people who are interested in learning some of the basics of styling but are unable to commit to the full certificate program Whether youre visiting NYC this summer or are in need of insider styling fundamentals in your career these three intensive sessions are perfect for people with limited time Program highlights the stylists role in print and interactive media in fashion markets Through a series of mock assignments and a mini photo shoot attendees experience the work and responsibilities of the stylist including shopping propping prepping and working with models and photo professionals Certificate candidates SXS 110 cannot be substituted for SXS 100 Some additional expense possible up to 15 Workshop leaders Barbara Berman wardrober and show coordinator Sadia Seymour professional stylist SXS 200 Fashion Styling for Media 1 8 CEU Prerequisites SXS 100 SXM 100 and SXM 220 This program provides a step by step education in the basics of styling for advertising print layouts television commercials and video assignments Course includes how to shop the

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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    Retail Sustainable Design Entrepreneurs Tools of the Trade Wardrobe Technician and Costume Design Specialist Wearable and Decorative Arts Noncredit Courses Credit Courses Course Descriptions SXH 010 Fashion Styling Home Fashion Business Get in depth exposure to the growing world of home fashion styling including opportunities in media entertainment and retailing Program presents the fundamentals of styling from project conception through prop selection and stresses the art of visual presentation with home products Guests from the field give additional perspectives on the many options available for a home styling career Seminar leader Reginald Keith Rogers adjunct assistant professor Visual Presentation and Exhibit Design display and visual merchandising designer SXH 100 Learn the Top Ten Design Motifs of All Time Do your Roman concepts turn out Greek Have you suggested Art Deco when you meant Art Nouveau Can you never keep Biedermeier and Bauhaus straight It doesn t matter whether you re in the home or apparel related markets or the media being able to recall and utilize historical design elements correctly is a professional skill Program features important stylistic periods demonstrated through slides and discussion Sharpen your ability to instantly recognize historical motifs and design elements and strengthen your design vocabulary and interpretive abilities Certificate students meet the last session Seminar leader Susan Slotkis adjunct assistant professor Interior Design interior designer Allied Member ASID associate member IDEC author Foundations of Interior Design SXH 200 How to Style Plan and Merchandise Home Fashion Products Whether your industry experience is design wholesale or retail the home advantage could be yours by expanding into home fashion products The program starts with merchandising as it relates to a variety of home classifications and covers the importance of timing and planning The design process inspiration color materials and style selection are all explored and sourcing is discussed in depth Includes information on licenses first samples and the pros and cons of domestic and foreign production Learn how to market your products and receive valuable tips on resources throughout the world Seminar leader Tina Shoulders social media strategist graphic and textile designer Creative Director Laidback Home SXH 300 Color Intensive Workshop for the Home Fashion Market To get ahead or get started in home fashion maximizing your color performance skills is a must Strengthen your ability to create harmonious color combinations one of the most vitally important tools used in merchandising products for the home Utilizing the key color palettes of Western history this course will teach you how interior design art and antiques become color scheme resources Learn to use correct color terminology and develop your eye for matching textures and surfaces from nubby fabrics to glossy ceramics Work with a home furnishings color professional on in class assignments Workshop leader Susan Slotkis adjunct assistant professor Interior Design interior designer Allied Member ASID associate member IDEC author Foundations of Interior Design SXH 500 Professional Design Techniques for Custom Window Treatments Are you a professional designer or home market specialist providing custom window services Raise your own

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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    the following textbooks to first class Looking Good Every Day by Nancy Nix Rice Color Me Confident by Henderson and Henshaw and third textbook to be announced at the first day of class available at Barnes Noble at FIT Online students Please allow extra time to receive all books To order books from the Barnes Noble at FIT book store go to www fashion bncollege com or call 1 212 217 5690 Instructors Dominique Isbecque AICI CIP image consultant Beryl Wing AICI CIP image consultant and Carol Davidson AICI CIP image consultant SXI 110 Image Consulting Confidential This unique workshop combines information and hands on assignments from SXI 100 and SXI 200 for people interested in learning image consulting fundamentals but are unable to commit to the full certificate program Whether youre visiting NYC this summer or could utilize insider image consulting theory in your career these intensive sessions are perfect for people with limited time Program highlights work opportunities target markets and teaches performance skills Learn the steps involved in conducting a professional image assessment for a client including actual practice in how to determine physical characteristics to make appropriate wardrobe recommendations Hands on assignments include vendor designer assessments client wardrobe planning and mock consultations Attendees discover firsthand how to harness their own sense of style fashion and people skills into a rewarding career opportunity Certificate candidates SXI 110 cannot be substituted for SXI 100 or SXI 200 Additional expenses up to 35 Workshop leaders Carol Davidson AICI CIP image consultant MaryAnne Kokidis AICI CIP image consultant SXI 200 Image Consulting Wardrobe and Style 1 8 CEU Prerequisite SXI 100 This program provides a step by step education in the basics of women s and men s fashion styles including fabric identification garment details and silhouettes Wardrobe and accessory analysis is included and personal shopping and image consulting business methods are explored This class is highly interactive and attendees complete reading and work assignments In addition to Image Consulting I books please order StyleSource by Alyce Parsons with Mimi Dorsey available at Barnes Noble at FIT Online students Please allow extra time to receive all books To order books from the Barnes Noble at FIT book store go to www fashion bncollege com or call 1 212 217 5690 Instructor Beryl Wing AICI CIP image consultant and Mary Anne Kokidis AICI CIP image consultant SXI 300 Image Consulting Business Essentials for Success 2 1 CEU Prerequisites SXI 100 and SXI 200 Learn the practical side of freelancing and entrepreneurship in this exciting field as you develop the skills necessary for the business of image Lectures explain how to set up and market your own business and develop a mission statement and business plan Also discussed is how to attract new clients and cater to the ones you already have Workshop includes class projects home assignments and role play situations that emphasize client service development In addition to SXI 100 and SXI 200 textbooks please order The Perfect Fit How

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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    with the Association of Image Consultants International s New York Tri State Chapter Recommended for certificate students who are currently enrolled or who have already completed a program of study Program tuition includes a working box lunch Instructor Jim Arnoff The Arnoff Company Inc certified life coach and entertainment attorney and television packaging agent SXN 200 Customs Brokers License Exam Preparation Course This 16 week specialized training course taught by a U S Licensed Customs Broker is designed for individuals who plan to take the U S Customs Brokers License Exam Acquiring a U S Customs Brokers License is strategically advantageous for anyone in an international trade career path and is an asset when competing for management positions in international trade departments and global manufacturing customs brokers firms or global transportation companies While studying the chapters in the U S Customs Regulations Text and the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States HTSUS learn about the various import regulations enforced by the U S government including country of origin required documentation valuation duty drawback tariff classification markings entry summary procedures broker s responsibilities tariff preference programs and much more Practice exams are administered and reviewed in detail during class meetings Students learn unique techniques to utilize their time more efficiently while taking the Customs Brokers License Exam Required The latest editions of the HTSUS Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and U S Customs Regulations CFR 19 approximately 200 each Do not purchase prior to first class discussion about affordable alternatives Instructor Shireen Musa assistant professor International Trade and Marketing MBA Saint Peter s College licensed U S Customs Broker international trade and global sourcing expert SXN 322 Beginning Fashion Drawing Studio with Steven Broadway Don t let lack of training hold back your fashion ideas Learn the basics of drawing the fashion figure using photo references in this studio designed to teach novices line drawing and progress from drawing real life body proportions both male and female into stylized fashion figures Figure proportion poses faces hands feet and basic garment shapes and details will be covered with simple exercises Includes some live model drawing Excellent for portfolio development and as preparation for SXN 324 and 325 Bring to first session 14 x 17 Semi transparent marker pad 4h drawing pencil assorted double tipped Prismacolor brand magic markers Prismacolor brand color pencils Xtra fine and medium tipped black Sharpie brand markers Folder with favorite magazine images to draw from Poses faces clothing and accessories fabric swatches to render in your designs any previous fashion artwork for critique Class limited to 15 Instructor Steven Broadway adjunct assistant professor Fashion Design Art figurative artist fashion and costume illustrator SXN 324 Fashion Drawing Studio II with Steven Broadway Experienced artists rediscover your passion for drawing or if you have completed SXN 322 draw male and female fashion models in a variety of media Explore and further develop your personal artistic expression and your enthusiasm for fashion Experience plenty of live demos and

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  • Course Descriptions | Fashion Institute of Technology
    visual story from marketing challenges to photoshoot Post production know how concentrates on the latest developments in retouching techniques Instructors Lars Niki 423A LLC fashion and beauty photographer and Judith Graham professional makeup for media expert and author My Bride Guide SXM 200 Photography For Self Expression or Profit If your photos aren t capturing important moments the way you hoped they would this introductory photography course is for you Discover how to get the most out of your camera maximizing all of the features it offers Learn to take your DSLR or advanced point and shoot camera out of automatic mode and take full control Through demonstrations and hands on exercises you find out how to control exposure motion color light for better photos in both location and simple studio setups Program also covers equipment such as lenses flashes and various accessories Weekly critique sessions help evaluate your progress No previous camera experience necessary Attendees must bring their own camera to all sessions Instructor Ken Chan professional photographer SXM 210 Photography Beyond the Basics Knowing how to compose a photograph is one of the most important building blocks in creative photography Go beyond the basics of camera usage such as f stops and shutter speeds and further develop your ability to create exciting photographs Class explores the use of color filters to create moods and will help you make striking photographs using both color and black and white film Course emphasizes how to improve your composition and add more interest to your pictures Learn basic lighting that you can do inexpensively at home for both still life and portrait photography Instructor Ken Chan professional photographer SXM 220 Introduction to Fashion Photography Let industry professionals teach you the basics of fashion and beauty photography including lighting techniques By the second session spend the entire day participating in a mock photo shoot with digital equipment and live models Program provides tips on selecting and working with support staff and equipment followed by a critique and professional portfolio development class Includes discussions about the demands of the European South American and U S markets Excellent for stylists and photographers who are looking to broaden their freelance options Attendees must bring a camera to all sessions Workshop leader Lars Niki 423A LC fashion and beauty photographer SXM 230 Beginning Digital Photography Digital photography has never been more accessible but how do you get the most out of your camera or even your phone This beginner course teaches you how to optimize your digital efforts to capture great shots Through demos and hands on exercises youll discover how to improve your photos by controlling exposure focus and color Composition and light controls are covered along with accessories and apps Finally learn how to fine tune and modify your photos using basic image editing software and apps No previous camera experience necessary Attendees must bring their own camera to all sessions Workshop leader Ken Chan professional photographer SXM 240 Advanced Fashion and Beauty Photography with

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