Product Management

Turning ideas into fashion products

You have a technical approach to creativity, you are interested in the processes of production and you love materials. You are not a designer or a business person, but you feel like a combination of the two. You belong to the world of product development and the first district in the world of luxury manufacturing sits next to our Polimoda Design Lab.


  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Cost:18,000 per year
  • Language: Italian
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Start:September 27th 2021
End:June 18th 2022


The Undergraduate in Product Management aims to provide a technical and strategic insight into the entire production chain, training professionals capable of dealing with key areas of the industry. With a focus starting from raw materials to finished products in the areas of packaging, accessories and fashion jewelry, the course hones in on marketing, merchandising, logistics, purchasing and quality.

Fashion is a complex system of creativity, innovation, precision and the ability to improvise solutions as essential values. The dynamics of creativity are closely linked to new production perspectives and potential. The market requires prepared and flexible professionals who understand creativity and research and are qualified to plan and manage the entire life cycle of a product.

Candidates with a secondary school (high school) diploma or equivalent are eligible and selected after the admission process. Italian language proficiency is required. Lessons take place from October to June, and amount to a total of 600 contact hours. The course is completed with an internship in a fashion company at the end of the third year. Each academic year is worth 60 credits.

Learning modules

  • Fashion Culture
  • Product & Production
  • Fashion Operations
  • Market Research
  • Financials
  • Product Development
  • Product Communications
  • Career Orientation
  • Soft Skills

Career opportunities

The course aims to train professionals highly specialized and sought after on an international level, playing multiple roles within the areas of Product Development, Product Management, Merchandising, Management, Supply Chain and Purchasing Office. This is a fashion professional who looks towards the future and is prepared for technological change with the ability to combine creativity and management, from research to planning, planning to collection production, merchandising, logistics and the supply chain.


Discover our scholarship opportunities for the upcoming academic year here.

Polimoda will continue monitoring the Italian government’s safety advice and update its procedures as requirements change. Due to Covid 19, field trips and visits that cannot be done safely will be postponed and/or cancelled. If the conditions do not allow an experience on campus, we are prepared and committed to moving courses online until we are able to welcome our students at school.

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