Product Development Manager

Updated Certificate Program Coming Spring 2022

This program is being revised. For information on the new program, please email [email protected]. Students currently in the program will receive an email from our department announcing the changes, or they can email [email protected] for assistance. Please include your full name and FIT ID number in all emails.

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Previous Required Courses

(recommended in this order)
SXP 100 Quality Fashion: How to Make It, How to Deliver It (formerly called SXP 105)
SXP 110 How to Master Global Security and Social Compliance
SXP 320 How to Reduce the Lead Time in Garment Preproduction
SXP 400 Product Developers Guide to Effective Managing: Communication, Organization, Integration
SXF 725 Expert Fashion Trend Online Research for Line Planning (online course)

Previous Personal Choice Courses

(choose 5)
SXF 020 Costing Apparel and Fashion-Related Products
SXF 500 Fabrication: Everything You Need to Know 
SXP 120 How to Build a Better Garment: Stitches, Seams, and Finishing
SXQ 100 Technical Design from Product Analysis to Fit Approval (formerly called SXP 305)
CTD 131 Creating Complete Tech Packs in Illustrator
CTB 012 Excel II: Fashion Design
CTB 052 Product Development with PLM
CTD 100 Illustrator I
CTD 110 Illustrator II: Fashion Design
CTD 120 Illustrator III: Fashion Design 
SXF 501 Fabrication Dyeing, Printing, and Finishing Essentials
SXP 350 Expert Fit, Patterns, Grading, and Specifications  (formerly called SXP 351)
SXQ 600 Fundamentals for Technical Design for Apparel Development (formerly called SXP 600)

Facilitator: Bernard Kahn