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Fashion Business One-Year Program at Istituto Marangoni Miami

As the world of fashion and luxury continues to surge, fashion business professionals are in the middle of it all as the driving force pushing the industry forward. The business of fashion courses at Istituto Marangoni Miami allows students to increase their knowledge and expertise in the world of fashion through a specific mix of key features and skills that promotes the role of business within fashion. Covering not only the fashion scene but business profiles as well, our fashion business courses examine topics such as merchandising, production, communication, and marketing.

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Why Should I Attend the Fashion Business One-Year Program at Istituto Marangoni Miami?

The goal of the fashion business courses at Istituto Marangoni Miami is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the elements of business practice, marketing, and management plus exploring the direct connections of how these elements function within the space and against the boundaries of luxury and fashion. At the end of this program, you will receive a diploma proving your completion. The fashion business one-year program also gives you the opportunity to network with other students and instructors, plus collaborate on developing projects with top brands.

How Will I Learn in the Business Of Fashion One-Year Program

The business of fashion courses are offered in four different levels ranging from introductory themes to more advanced topics of the industry. The courses are arranged in a series of four levels that each span over 12 weeks to provide a personalized and flexible learning experience for students based on personal progress, achievement, and knowledge. Plus, the class sizes are limited to a maximum of 15 students for a more intimate and personalized teaching methodology.

Structure of the Fashion Business One-Year Program

The fashion business educational courses consist of implementing design factors that are crucial to the world of luxury products. To prepare students for genuine professional settings, our business of fashion courses encompass a range of ideas from a foundational level to specialized approaches.

Level 1: Business In The Fashion System

Begin with an overview of the “language” of fashion, its system, and the protagonists involved within the elements of business practice and how it molds into fashion marketing and ever-changing key trends. Plus, this 12-week course allows students to gain a comprehension of the values of business within the fashion and luxury industry.


Level 2: The Business & Marketing Environment

Explore the industry based on the environment of fashion from a sustainable and social perspective. This 12-week course helps students understand the multiple aspects such as the leader-buying arena, leadership, finance management, and control while also providing the chance to get involved in the business marketing mindset to help them excel in the industry roles.


Level 3: Emotional Branding

Study the elements of finance within the industry alongside the creation of fashion brands and their identities from a visual, marketing, and business standpoint. Students will also further study the financial elements of fashion.


Level 4: Communicating Luxury

Learn about luxury business models and communications strategies involved in image management for brands in this 12-week course including subjects such as luxury business models, visual merchandising, value marketing planning and green marketing, and fashion communications.


What are the Benefits of Completing the Fashion Business One-Year Program at Istituto Marangoni Miami?

As the globally recognized Miami School of Fashion, we are a top provider of internships and opportunities for students to work with major names in the fashion industry. The fashion business courses cover current circumstances affecting the industry like supply chain issues and will prepare students for real-world situations. Istituto Marangoni Miami’s fashion business courses as well as other programs give students the resources to establish strategic methods and apply them in professional environments. Our students have had the opportunity to attend and participate in events such as:

  • Miami Art Basel
  • National and International Fashion Weeks
  • Paraiso Miami Beach - Miami Swim Week
  • Special guest visits, partnerships, and so much more!

How Can I Apply for the Fashion Business One-Year Program?

To start the enrollment process at Istituto Marangoni Miami Fashion Business as a student in the one-year program, submit an application before the deadline of the start date of choice – January, April, July, or October.


When registering to complete your application, please make sure to select “Progressive Level Courses” from the program drop-down list if you wish to individually complete the levels. From there, select the desired level of the fashion business courses beginning with level 1 advancing to level 4. Finally, choose from the list of start dates offered that best fits your educational plans. If you are certain you wish to complete all four levels, select “One-Year Accelerated Courses” from the drop down menu. Then, select the subject of interest and the desired start date for the program.


The Fashion Business One-Year program is $9,500 USD per level, or a total of $38,000 for all four levels together. The price includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable. $1,000 USD is reduced from the total price from registering online by the start date. If needed, a payment plan can be arranged, but the amount remaining should be paid in full 60 days prior to the course start date.


To complete your registration the following documents are needed:

  • Copy of your ID (Driver’s License or Passport)
  • Resume (CV)


If you require a student visa, the following documents are needed to issue your M1 student visa:

  • Copy of Passport
  • International address
  • Bank extract with at least double the amount of the program cost If the bank extract belongs to a family member, a sponsor letter from the bank is needed stating they will be financially responsible for the student during their time at Marangoni.

Once the visa documents have been submitted and receive your M1 student visa form, you must complete the following steps to issue the student visa:

  • Make an appointment with the embassy
  • Pay the I-901 fee and take the receipt to the embassy
  • Go to your appointment - your M1 Visa will either be accepted or denied

Note: If you are an international student, you are required to take an English test. You have a maximum of two free attempts for a passing score, after the second attempt they require payment. English test results should be emailed to the representative who has or will be in contact with you.


Fashion Business Courses Price

Programs Total Per Level - In Person
Fashion Business Courses $9500

The cost of the courses includes a non-refundable registration fee. $1,000 will be reduced from the full price if the online application is completed by the deadline date. A payment plan can be arranged, but the remaining amount should be paid in full 60 days prior to the chosen course start date.

Fashion Business

12-Week Progressing Courses in Fashion Business




This course starts with a unique overview of the fashion system, its protagonists, and the ‘language’ of fashion.
Participants take a look at the principles of business practice, together with fashion marketing and current key trends, gaining an understanding of business values for the fashion and luxury industries.  

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– 12 weeks



In this unit students learn about the creation of a brand and its identity, working from a business, marketing and visual point of view. They also move on to further study the financial aspects within fashion.

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This course gives participants an opportunity to investigate the business marketing ‘mind-set’, as used in key industry roles. They explore the environment around the fashion industry from a social and sustainable point of view. They''ll understand various areas including leadership, finance management and control, and the fashion-buying arena.

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– 12 weeks



In this unit students learn about image management of the brand including brand communications strategies and luxury business models.

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Raquel Lieven - Fashion Business

Marangoni’s Fashion Business course provided me with a real-time analysis of the fashion market as it grappled with the Covid pandemic. 


Barbara Haddad - Fashion Business
My experience at Marangoni has given me a completely different outlook towards the international fashion industry.

Download The Continuing Education Programs Brochure

Fashion courses are supported by lectures, workshops, and subject specific presentations by a faculty of professionals in the field. If participants have little or no previous experience but would like to become familiar with some of the key disciplines in the industry, or a specific area, there are a variety of levels and course durations to suit all preferences. Continuing education courses are also the perfect ‘taster’ or introduction to the fashion industry, which may help in decision making for future in-depth study or career path development.

Complete your information and download the Brochure about the Degree programs and Fashion Courses. There are some experiences in life that lead to a radical transformation, where what comes after is light-years ahead of what preceded it. It is via such experiences, nurturing emotion and aspiration combined with academic rigor and expertise, that Istituto Marangoni participants have the opportunity to successfully navigate a stimulating, challenging, and productive future, and take their place amongst the stars. Studying at Istituto Marangoni provides such an experience, connecting skill and style at high-end international locations with an Italian imprint of history and culture, enriching talent and encouraging ambition.

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* These courses are not designed or intended to qualify its participants and graduates for employment. They are intended solely for the vocation, personal enrichment, and enjoyment of participants.

* Vocational level courses are not licensed by the Commission for Independent Education. These vocational short courses are not intended for employment purposes. 

Where Can I Study Fashion Business?

At Istituto Marangoni Miami, we focus on the importance of European fashion culture to provide students with an authentic Marangoni experience within every campus — regardless of location. The maintained authenticity of European culture and way of learning through local and international instructors are what sets us apart from other art, design, and fashion schools. For that reason, studying fashion business at Istituto Marangoni Miami is a one-of-a-kind experience that combines comprehensive learning and real opportunities within the industry.

What Is A Fashion Business Course?

A fashion business course offers assistance in understanding an effective business plan alongside vital aspects of digital marketing, sustainability, brand management, media and trends, and product development that support the business in fashion. Students not only learn the creative side of fashion but also economics and quantitative analysis methods essential for business decisions.

What Should I Study To Start A Fashion Business?

Studying Fashion Business is the perfect mix between the financial, marketing, and communications elements as well as business and fashion aspects that are essential to advance your career in the field. The Fashion Business program allows students to view the industry from both a creative fashion perspective as well as a business development viewpoint like consumer behavior and public relations to familiarize them with the flow of the business to anticipate changes in the future.