Course Description

Course Name

Sales Techniques for Luxury Brands

Session: VPRS3121

Hours & Credits

3 US Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION :
The attitude, product knowledge and overall delivery/presentation of the product by the sales consultant/brand ambassador all play an equally important role in luxury and high-end fashion sales. This translates to a well-educated, skilled staff having superior communication skills and high level of presentation skills, and a customer centric approach.
The objective of this course is to give students an understanding of the way luxury and high end fashion products and experiences are sold and to develop their capability to do so.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY :
The course is developed through lectures, discussion and group/individual presentations of case studies and role plays. Students are expected to thoroughly read text materials and participate in class discussion. Topics covered will include
- Fashion and Luxury Selling & Marketing Concept - Brand knowledge and story-telling - Self-expression and sense of self - Understanding Buyer Behavior - Approaching the Customer and Securing Desire - Exceptional treatment and experience - Craftsmanship / Quality - Authenticity - The Rarity Factor - Emotional Bonding - Mystique - Servicing the Sale; Closing the Sale & Building Customer Relations - Ethical issues, Career Opportunities

EVALUATION :
The final grade will be made up of class participation, articles and case studies handed in, role-plays a mid-term test and the final examination.

*Course content subject to change