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Certificate Course in Fashion Design & Boutique Management

Program Outline

Fashion Design course provides opportunities to boys and girls, a graduate learning pathway in the field of apparel fashion and design. It nurtures the personal creativity of the students, and encourages innovations in design thinking to develop as an autonomous learner, thinker and practitioner. It will also motivate the students to develop intellectual and critical thinking in their work through rigorous enquiry, evaluation and application. ‘Kaleidoscope’ is the Annual Fashion Show of MGM IFD, where students get a platform for understanding the design process from concept to creation. This fashion show is the wonderful way for the student to show their talent and enthusiasm for their future careers in the fashion industry. Our Students also get to learn the product development stages and marketing through MGM Khadi Centre. The students of MGM IFD are fortunate to have ‘MGM Khadi, Paithani Research and Training centre’ in the Institute itself as it serves greatly to explore their practical knowledge.


12th Pass


1 Year

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1 Dr. Monika Aggarwal Chairperson,Dean Faculty of Design, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar, Email id: [email protected].
2 Dr. Vijaya Deshmukh Professor, Dean, Faculty of Management
3 Ms. Anjali Khot Associate Professor, Institute of fashion Design
4 Ms Kavita Rajput Assistant Professor, Institute of Fashion Design MGM University
5 Mr. Ambrish Gaur Expert in Industry, Assistant professor: School of Design (Dept. of Fashion Design) MIT-World Peace University, paud Road' Pune Maharashtra.
6 Mr.Suresh Karale Expert in Academics, Head of Department Design PG Programme School of Fashion Technology, Pune.
7 Ms. Anjali KaroliaProfesser, Deparment of Clothing and Textiles Faculty of family and community science The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baoroda Vadodara-390002

A one-year Certificate Course in Fashion Design can provide you with a foundational understanding of the fashion industry and design principles. While it may not be as extensive as a full-fledged degree program, it can still open doors to various entry-level and assistant positions within the fashion industry. Here are some potential career opportunities you can explore after completing a one-year certificate course in fashion design:

Assistant Fashion Designer: As an assistant fashion designer, you will work closely with senior designers to execute their design ideas. This role often involves tasks such as sketching, fabric selection, pattern making, and assisting in the creation of prototypes.

Fashion Stylist Assistant: Working as an assistant to a fashion stylist involves helping with wardrobe selection, organizing outfits for photoshoots, and ensuring clothing and accessories are prepared for fashion shows or editorial work.

Fashion Merchandising Assistant: In this role, you may assist with the buying, planning, and marketing of fashion products for retailers or fashion brands. You'll help analyze market trends, track inventory, and support merchandising strategies.

Fashion Retail Sales Associate: You can work in retail stores, boutiques, or department stores as a sales associate. This role involves helping customers, providing fashion advice, and promoting products.

Fashion Production Assistant: Assist in the production process of clothing and accessories by coordinating with manufacturers, overseeing quality control, and ensuring products are produced according to design specifications.

Fashion Illustrator: Use your skills to create fashion illustrations, which are often used in design presentations, marketing materials, and fashion portfolios.

Fashion Blogger or Influencer: If you have a strong online presence and a passion for fashion, you can start a fashion blog or social media channel to share your insights, style, and fashion-related content. This may lead to collaborations and sponsorships.

Personal Shopper or Stylist:Work independently or with a retail store to assist clients in selecting clothing and accessories that suit their personal style and preferences.

Fashion Assistant Buyer: Assist buyers in selecting and purchasing fashion products for retail stores. You may help evaluate merchandise, negotiate with suppliers, and analyze market trends.

Costume Designer Assistant : Support costume designers in the theater, film, or television industry by assisting with costume creation, fittings, and sourcing of materials.

Fashion Show Assistant: Help organize and coordinate fashion shows by managing backstage activities, coordinating models, and ensuring that the event runs smoothly.

Fashion Marketing Assistant: Assist marketing teams in creating promotional materials, planning events, and developing marketing campaigns for fashion brands.

Fashion Photographer Assistant: If you have an interest in photography, you can work as an assistant to fashion photographers, helping with equipment setup, lighting, and photo editing.

Fashion Retail Management Trainee: Some retail stores offer management trainee programs that can lead to supervisory or management positions within the fashion retail industry.

It's important to note that career advancement in the fashion industry often requires a combination of education, practical experience, and a strong portfolio. While a one-year certificate course can help you get started, consider continuing your education or gaining additional hands-on experience to further your career in fashion design and related fields.

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Ms. Anjali Khot

Ms. Kavita Rajput

Mr. Sujit Gulve

Ms. Asma Minhaj Khan

Ms. Shivani Khedkar

Ms. Pragati Shyamrao Thaware

Dr. Adya Tiwari

Computer Lab

The Computer lab caters the class of 40 students. List of Design Software accessible to the students:-

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, CorelDRAW AutoCAD

(All the computers have 24X7 internet access.)


IFD Total books. 601 volume Total magazine 06 Volume 189

Total journal 03 Volume 30

COFA Total books volume 852 Total magazine 4

Textile Testing Lab

List of equipment’s accessible to the students: -Fibre testing equipment - Microscope

Yarn Testing Equipment - Beesly Balance Twist Tester Wrap Reel Motorized Crease Recovery tester GSM Round Cutter Fabric thickness tester Tearing strength tester

Washable platform for Chemical Testing with a sink at the corner For Mechanical Testing wooden platforms or tables with storage and a centre table for cutting of specimen and demonstration

Weaving Studio

Equipped with table looms so that students can create weave patterns.

Garment Construction Lab

Garment Construction lab is equipped with commercial sewing machines (Juki), drafting tables and white boards

Pattern / Draping Making Studio

The Pattern making studio is equipped with drafting tables, dress forms and white boards.

Display Arches

Exhibition Area to exhibit students, work.