The Ethical Fashion Source Intelligence will be running a free, online course with Creative Skillset in early 2016 on Building a Sustainable Fashion Business.

Whether you're just starting out in fashion business, are well-established but want to learn more about sustainability, or simply curious - you'll be able to take part from the comfort of your own desk.

This five-week free online course will cover: goal setting and business strategy; an overview of the key sustainability issues; brand strategy and product planning; financing your work; how to set up a supply chain; how to find sustainably made fabrics and ethical manufacturers; product development; how to tell your sustainability story; marketing strategy and promotion and how to price products, find customers and sell products.

You’ll hear from established entrepreneurs and brands about how they’ve managed to build a successful business without compromising their values:

  • Orsola de Castro, co-founder of Fashion Revolution and From Somewhere
  • Russell Spiller, Director of Mantis World
  • Merryn Leslie, owner of 69b boutique
  • Michelle Lowe-Holder, accessories designer
  • Sarah Greenaway, founder of Mosami
  • Clare Lissaman, founder of Arthur & Henry and supply chain consultant

Build a Strategy with a Purpose!

For more information:  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/categories/business-and-management