LIM College’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program is unique and will educate you in advanced concepts and theories of management, leadership, and entrepreneurship. And it’s all accomplished right in New York City – the world’s fashion capital.
With concentrations in Fashion Management and Entrepreneurship, the education you gain from the LIM College MBA teaches you to examine how the aforementioned concepts and theories apply to the business of fashion. Also, you’ll gain the kind of broad-based knowledge that can be applied in any business context.
Comprehensive, global and cutting-edge, the LIM College MBA is a 51-credit program customized by you and your advisor to integrate your background with your aspirations.
You will also have opportunities to take part in “hands-on” internships with top fashion companies. Additionally, our sphere of influence reaches far beyond Manhattan. LIM College has valuable relationships with institutions in Paris, Australia and Asia and our international exchange programs offer you even more opportunity.
The LIM College MBA also offers flexibility. Depending on whether you are a full-time or part-time student, you can complete the program in 15 months or 27 months, and you’ll be able to take evening classes while still pursuing your career during the day. Plus, the MBA program has been designed to meet the particular needs of international students.
If you have already been working in the fashion industry, the LIM College MBA is your ideal next step, offering you the opportunity to leverage your experience and pursue your career at a higher level.
This degree program will suit you equally well if you are seeking a career change or if you are a fashion entrepreneur who wants to launch your business with a greater sense of confidence.
By meeting the demands of the business of fashion in the 21st Century, the LIM College MBA is a competitive and rewarding program if you want to make an impact in this challenging field.
We live in a rapidly shifting economy, so the LIM College MBA is designed to be current and relevant, incorporating the essentials you need to achieve success in today and tomorrow’s fashion world. We’ve developed a learning structure to move you toward your goals and deepen your understanding of the business end of the fashion industry.
The LIM College MBA teaching methods rely on case studies and integrate experiential learning. Within the program, you will develop advanced capacities for critical thinking and an understanding of business ethics as applied to local and global organizations.
A Smart Sequence
You earn your LIM College MBA through an effective course progression that includes foundation courses in business administration covering management theories and strategies in the first and second terms. During your third term, you will focus on your concentrations in Fashion Management or Entrepreneurship. Finally, your fourth term is comprised of elective courses designed to broaden your knowledge and skills within your specialization.
As an MBA student at LIM College, you will take interdisciplinary courses that impart highly transferable knowledge. These include:
- Managing Creative Minds
- Financial Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Global Management and Leadership
- Quantitative Business Methods
You’ll also take fashion-specific courses, including:
- Fashion Merchandising
- Retail Merchandising, Planning, and Control
- Brand Management
A Manageable Goal
The LIM College MBA curriculum requires you to complete 51 credits (27 core credits and 24 within your chosen Concentration). Entrepreneurship students will complete a capstone project that is built around a business plan competition, with students working in teams toward an award that may include seed capital.
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