Four of our Masters are officially recognized among the best at a global level by Eduniversal Ranking, in which the Fashion area is also featured
Top 50 – Global Ranking
Ranked N. 40 in Fashion Management, Worldwide
Rome Business School’s Master in Fashion and Design is the ideal choice for all those wishing to develop solid management skills to work in the Fashion & Design Management industry and become fashion and design specialists, trend researchers, fashion communicators, brand specialists and be competitive in the international job market. Participants will gain knowledge and value by studying the concept of ‘’Made in Italy’’, the Italian fashion tradition and the Italian style. We offer world-class interactive and engaging training, a participant-centered teaching method, international internships, professional and networking opportunities on a global scale. The Master makes use of in-class exercises, high-quality practical activities in a real design studio and lectures given by experts from the fashion world. This master provides the 4key’s to success in the Fashion & Design Management industry: creative long term vision, business model, design management and communication.
In addition, this master is available in online version, in order to offer quality learning wherever you want! We have more than 10 years in online learning education and we are member of Grupo Planeta, leader in providing programs in online mode, our “distance” courses offer all the contents of classroom learning, in order to use a complete and professionalizing experience.
For this Master, Rome Business School has a maximum of 25 available seats for each class.
The Reasons Why
- International Bootcamp in Barcelona, New York or Rome
Rome Business School offers you the chance to hone your competencies and enrich your knowledge of entrepreneurship, innovation, and other key topics in the business world by taking part in our International Programs in Rome, Barcelona and New York, where you can also expand your professional network. This residential program comes at an additional cost.
- Internships in Italy, USA or Dubai
Thanks to its worldwide network of partners, Rome Business School can provide you with access to a wide range of guaranteed internship opportunities in amazing destinations. Top 4 students of the intake will have the possibility to go to Dubai or the USA for an internship.
The foundations of a solid and successful career are, without a doubt, the much requested and celebrated Soft Skills, competencies that find practical uses in every working environment and business area. Our Soft Skills program will provide you with a thorough and detailed knowledge and familiarity with these personal soft skills, facilitating their personal and professional growth.
Rome Business School has solid partnerships in place with several globally renowned leading companies, such as Enel, Fendi, Bulgari, Eataly, IBM Italy, Land Rover and many more. To ensure our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize meetings, visits, events and guest lectures with representatives from elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and the students, and facilitating the learning process.
Our skilled and professional Career Services Team provides our attendants with a personalized Career Path specifically designed to shape his or her own professional profile in order to become a competitive figure in nowadays’ job market. Workshops focusing on the hottest topic of job seeking and career networking, individual career counseling meetings, our exclusive event ‘Rome Business School Talent Focus’ and more invaluable benefits are at your disposal to ensure the best start or a great boost in your career!
The cradle of civilization and homeland of an invaluable cultural and artistic heritage, Rome is the ultimate location to live a higher education experience; take advantage of the many beautiful places and enriching initiatives offered by the roman landscape and learn in one of the most proficuous centers of made in Italy production.
From Monday to Thursday (10.00am to 12.00am); Fridays are reserved for other activities such as the Capstone project preparation, Soft Skills Program, Italian classes and so on
- Company visits – Examples include VALENTINO, FENDI, BULGARI, DOLCE & GABBANA. Students might be invited to national famous fashion fairs which might involve costs that should be covered by the students (Participation is optional).
- International Study tour: Bootcamp in Barcelona or New York
- Cultural Program –Walking Tours in Rome
- Soft skills program
- Research Methods for Business Workshop
- Italian Language Course – Beginner level (A1 & A2)
- Accommodation Support
- International Student ID Card – ISIC
- Career Services
- Mind Opening & Knowledge Management Setting
Comprehensive preparation for the Fashion industry and crucial aspects of other related fields.
- Focusing and Specializing
From “The Fashion Market and Culture” to “The Power of Branding in Fashion”, a wide overview of the broader management world, then analyzing all of the specific subjects and aspects of the fashion market, culture, and communication.
Be a Future-Oriented Leader
Analysis and exploration of trends and best practices of behavior and change, and how they can be effectively applied to the Fashion industry.
Capstone Project: Fashion & Design Business Initiative
A team project aimed to create, develop and communicate a Fashion & Design Business Initiative for an existing or fictitious company or a specific product in one of the 4 fashion industry areas: womenswear, menswear, children’s wear, accessories & jewelry. The project is tutored from the beginning.
The courses for Rome Business School’s Master in Fashion Management are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from Fashion Recruitment to Marketing in this sector. The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.
Michela Bonafoni – Michela Bonafoni holds a degree in Fashion Marketing and Communication at La Sapienza Univesity of Rome and one in Fashion Marketing and Communication at Central St Martins College of London. She has worked for many companies in Italy and in New York; she owned a Communication and PR agency named 360 + OneQuarter, specialized in launching new fashion designers in partnership with Vogue Talents. Ms. Bonafoni has been teaching since her time in the University and is specialized in fashion semiotics and communication. She has been teaching at IED ROME for five years. Now, she is a Fashion Trend Researcher for the most important brand of Wella Hairstyling, MITU’ CREATIVE HAIRSTYILING, and she works with the Creative Direction of this company. In 2017 she also started working as a radio speaker at R.I.D. 96.8 fm radio, hosting a program about actuality and socialite matters.
With our help, you can create your career strategy via a journey of self-reflection, exploration, and achievement. This program is designed to help you find internships or positions in line with your ambitions and expectations. In particular, the school offers the following services to the enrolled students:
- Individual Career Counselling Meeting
- Rome Business School’s Official Career Portal
- Professional Workshops
- Mock-interview Day
- Webinars For Entrepreneurs
- Rome Business School’s Talent Focus
- Possibility to be selected for an internship program abroad: Usa Or Dubai
At the end of the Master, 96% of the students obtained an internship in internationally renowned companies. Some of our professional partners:
Bootcamp around the world
Hone your entrepreneurial skills and test them with the ultimate challenge: Rome Business School’s exclusive Bootcamp in Barcelona, organized in partnership with EAE Business School, and in New York, in partnership with Pace University, two beautiful cities at the forefront of innovation and among the most productive start-up ecosystems. An advanced program designed to put you face to face with realistic business scenarios to solve and provide you with a practical way of learning and skills development. All with the professional support of a tutor from top-class working companies!
Rome Business School works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows:
The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Master. The candidate’s academic history, previous experiences in the topics covered in the Master and motivation will be matters of the evaluation. Once it’s sent, the application will be evaluated by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. In order to ensure the application’s suitability, it is important to deliver all of the required documentation.
Students who successfully complete the programme will receive a double certification: Rome Business School’s diploma and an official certification by Universidad Internacional de Valencia (VIU), which provides 60 internationally recognized credits (60 ECTS).
Scholarships and Tuition
The tuition fee for this Master is 12.000 Euros. It can be paid:
- in 6 instalments without interests
- in a single solution (this option grants the student a 10% discount on the overall amount of the tuition fee)
According to the individual profile, experience, and proved motivation, the candidate can be awarded a scholarship covering part of the overall tuition fee (up to 25%). Indeed, Rome Business School offers the opportunity to the most deserving candidates to benefit from 5 different types of scholarships. These partial economic coverages can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing. Below, a list of the available grants:
1-Academic Excellence Scholarship: it is awarded to candidates who have displayed extraordinary performance in their most recent academic career, whether graduate or undergraduate.
2-Lifelong Learning Scholarship: it is reserved to applicants who demonstrate an ongoing, self-motivated pursuit of knowledge and skill development.
3-Executive Women Grant: Rome Business School strives to increase the promote the ratio of women in executive positions and increase gender equality in the workplace. Indeed, this grant aims to enhance our students’ ability to realize their executive potential, leadership capacity and professional aspirations.
4-Entrepreneurial Grant: our aim is to feed the entrepreneurial spirit of our students with great business ideas using this grant, awarded to directors of SMEs, self-employed professionals and people with their own business project.
5-Better Managers for a Better World: it was meant for those candidates that demonstrate clear, future oriented motivation aimed and at improving the economy, society and the world around them.
The competition for scholarships increases as the start date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to make the request as soon as possible.
To apply for a scholarship, it is necessary to send a motivational letter of no more than 300 words together with the CV and the documentation when submitting the application for admission to the Masters. The eligibility for a possible scholarship will be decided by Rome Business School’s academic committee during the evaluation of the candidate’s application.
To write a motivational letter for a scholarship, the applicant must indicate:
- What distinguishes the applicant from the other candidates;
- Professional goals and ambitions.
Jump start the rest of your life!
If you are looking for top-quality advanced training in a particular business area, countless opportunities for skills development and testing yourself, ways to expand your professional network and make contact with elite professionals working in several business fields, we have exactly the program for you. From there, it’s all up to you! Your determination and willingness to learn and experience new ways of thinking are all you need to make the most of one of our programs and start making your way along the path towards success in your career.