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Fashion Merchandising- OTG (Open Institute)

Earn a Fashion Merchandising Certificate in 5 months.  Students interested in starting an online store, becoming a buyer, or just want to better understand how to start and run a boutique will benefit from this program. This program is filled with courses every product merchandiser needs.

Note:  This program is NOT specific to fashion designers. Students interested in merchandise practices of any product will benefit. 


Class Commitment requires two days per week for 5 months. All classes require research, projects and discussion forum attendance.  Program Curriculum:    Apply Now!


  1. Introduction to the Fashion Industry

  2. Introduction to Business 

  3. Product Merchandising and Buying 

  4. Website Development 

  5. Business Planning  

  6. Marketing in a Technology World

  7. AFI- Practicum * (Required for certificate award)

Students should have a basic understanding of MS Office applications. 


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