Buyer Certificate | LaSalle College Istanbul
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This education is designed especially for candidates who would like to be involved in the analytic roles of the fashion business and encourages students to develop managerial skills in a rapidly changing global fashion world.

LaSalle College Istanbul's Buyer certificate program offers students the opportunity to achieve expertise in fashion finance forecasting, product eye, consumer and market analyzing, fashion business communication, building up strategies, supplier chain management, creative point of view, and product range planning and management.


The program, given in English, takes 1 year, consists of 3 terms and each term is 12 weeks. There are 11-week holidays in the Summer and 1-week holidays between the terms.
 
Our students who successfully complete their education are entitled to receive the Fashion Buyer Certificate. Graduates have the right to continue their studies in our Fashion Management Diploma program.
 
This program starts January, April, and October every year.
  • Microsoft Office
  • Possibility to have a certificate
  • International student exchange opportunity between the schools of the LCI Education network
  • Opportunity to continue in our Fashion Management diploma program by exempting from the courses and to have a dual completion document with an apostilled diploma sent by Canada and a certificate issued by Beykoz University
  • Achieve financial management skills in the fashion industry
  • Having the skills to work in the firms internationally or build the own company
  • Integrating technical knowledge and skills related to design philosophy
  • To have strong analytical knowledge
  • Ability to analyze customer behavior
  • Education at international standards with the education curriculum created according to industry requirements
  • To have knowledge about the brand marketing
  • To be able to make a budget and stock management
  • Understanding and applying strategic planning
  • To have e-business and marketing management skills in today's digital world

Term 1

  • Fashion Phenomena
  • Retailing Business Study
  • Fiber & Textile Analysis
  • Introduction to Fashion Marketing
  • Principles of Market Research
  • Trends and Forecasting

Term 2

  • Retail Mathematics
  • Choosing a Selection of Clothing and Accessories (Retail Range Build Up)
  • Creative Software Applications
  • Fundamentals of Fashion (Advertising)
  • Business Communications
  • Fashion and Society

Term 3

  • Budget and Financial Planning
  • Business-to-Business Sales – International Marketing
  • Managing Fashion Merchandise (Merchandise Management)
  • E-Business and Marketing
  • Integration Project

This education is suitable for all candidates who have just graduated from high school; those who have completed their education in other branches at the university, but do not want to work in that field; those who have not been able to study fashion for various reasons, but who have remained unfulfilled desire; those who would like to complete their education at international standards in Istanbul and start their professional life as a professional.

There is no aptitude test or score assessment is made before our education, and our students are selected by conducting an interview. During the interviews, their passions for the related education, and their acceptance conditions are evaluated. Students who pass the interview and the English Placement Exam may complete their registration.

Contact us by filling out an information request form to evaluate your registration situation and discuss your career target!

This program is offered in English. The acceptance level is upper-intermediate (B2)

We assess English levels by testing our potential students if they are not native English speakers. Based on the results of this exam, we place students in our prep class if necessary. Students can share English level documents such as IELTS or TOEFL.

You may contact us if you need support to increase your English communication skills.