Luxury Business Management

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Luxury Business Management

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Fashion

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Theory - No portfolio required.
    This module explores the luxury fashion market, its evolution over time, current performance and future challenges. It will provide students with the key business models and analytical tools with which to evaluate the key issues affecting and driving the luxury market in its widest sense today. Through the critical analysis of the power of heritage and storytelling, the brand management process will be explored and key brand image and identity propositions will be evaluated in the context of current market performance. Consumer behaviour motivation and attitudes regarding luxury products will be assessed with specific reference to the new ?luxe? markets and cultures. Customer communication and relationship management will be explored in both theory and practice. Luxury business strategy and will be reviewed with specific reference to luxury brand portfolios and product extension strategies. The power of ?Omni ?channel retailing is explored alongside the power and theatre of the flagship store and other retailing formats.
    Assessment: Group Presentation (40%) and Exam (60%).

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