Chattogram BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology

Department of Apparel Merchandising & Management (AMM)

About Bachelor in Apparel Merchandising & Management (AMM)

To become the center of producing a higher quality of technically educated human resources which are compatible with the challenges of leading and developing the RMG sectors of Bangladesh as well as developing innovative and creative theories and methods for modern and novel managerial systems through research, training, leadership and exercise corporate excellence. Bachelor in Apparel Merchandising and Management (AMM) is a four-year program designed to provide students with a sound foundation of the managerial aspect of Apparel Merchandising. To acquire a Bachelor of Apparel Merchandising and Management degree, a student has to earn 140 credit courses designed & offered by the university. After completing this program, a student will be professionally competent to choose their career as Quality Assurance Manager, Sample Room Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Planning Manager, Merchandiser, Production Manager, Factory Manager, and Compliance Manager in the RMG sector at home and abroad.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of AMM

The Bachelor in Apparel Merchandising and Management Program is designed to prepare students for continued learning and successful careers in industry, government, academia, and consulting firms. The program's educational objectives (PEO) are as follows:


Graduates will be capable enough to handle the tasks and responsibilities of the RMG and other allied sectors, such as Research and Development, Sourcing and Negotiation, Supply Chain Management, and Merchandising after their program completion.


Graduates will be able to perform their assigned merchandising tasks after successful completion of their degree.


Through this program, graduates will become competent and open enough for immersion in the modern age, innovative leadership with research and development, workshops, seminars, resource persons, and lifelong learning.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) of AMM

Bachelor of Apparel Merchandising and Management (AMM) graduates will be able to:

PLO 1:

Technical and General knowledge: Apply the contemporary understanding of mathematics, science, management, language, technical fundamentals, and technical specialization to solve complex apparel manufacturing technological problems such as production prediction, workforce requirement estimation, lead-time calculation, costing, and pricing.

PLO 2:

Problem analysis: Identity, formulate & review research literature, and analyze complex technical problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, sciences, statistics, and contemporary apparel manufacturing technological knowledge such as challenges of mass production, employee turnover, process optimization, cost reduction, productivity improvement, and supply chain management.

PLO 3:

Design and development of solutions: Design solutions for complex technical problems and design system components or processes to meet the specified needs with appropriate public health and safety and cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PLO 4:

Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods, including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PLO 5:

Usage of Modern tools: Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern technical and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex technical activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PLO 6:

Providing technologists to society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional technical practices.

PLO 7:

Environment and sustainability: Understand the professional technical solutions' impact on societal and environmental contexts, demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PLO 8:

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit them to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of the technical practices.

PLO 9:

Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, member, or leader in diverse groups and multidisciplinary settings.

PLO 10:

Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PLO 11:

Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the technical and management principles and apply them to one's work as a member and leader in a team, manage projects, and in multidisciplinary environments.

PLO 12:

Life-long learning: Recognize the need to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Category of courses: AMM

General Education Courses:

Course Code and Title Credit Category
1 1/1 ENG0232-1101: English Speaking & Listening 3 Arts,
2 1/1 BANG0232-1103: Bangla Language and Literature 3
3 1/2 ENG0232-1201: English Reading and Writing 3
4 1/2 ECO0311-1201: Economics 3
5 2/1 HISB0222-2101: History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh 3
6 2/1 MGT0413-2101: Management 3
7 2/2 BDS0222-2201: Bangladesh Studies 3
8 2/2 ACC0411-2201: Accounting 3
Total 24 17.14%
9 1/1 PHY0533-1101: Physics 2 Basic
10 1/1 PHY0533-1102: Physics Sessional 1
11 1/1 CHEM0531-1101: Chemistry 2
12 1/1 CHEM0531-1102: Chemistry Sessional 1
13 1/2 MATH0541-1201: Mathematics 3
14 2/1 STAT0542-2101: Statistics 3
Total 12 8.57%

Core Courses

Course Code and Title Credit Category
1 1/1 AMM0723-1101: Introduction to Fashion & Apparel Industries 2 Core
2 1/1 AMM0723-1103: Fiber - Yarn - Fabric 3
3 1/2 AMM0723-1201: Cutting Room Management 2
4 1/2 AMM0723-1200: Factory Visit (Textile & Garment) 1
5 1/2 AMM0723-1205: Clothing Materials & Store Management 2
6 1/2 AMM0723-1203: Dyeing & Printing Technology 3
7 1/2 AMM0723-1202: Dyeing & Printing Technology Sessional 1
8 1/2 AMM0723-1204: Application of Computer in Apparel Industry Sessional 1
9 2/1 AMM0723-2101: Sewing Tools and Techniques 3
10 2/1 AMM0723-2102: Sewing Tools and Techniques Sessional 1
11 2/1 AMM0723-2100: Basic Pattern- Bodice & Variation-1 Sessional 1
12 2/1 AMM0723-2103: Apparel Production Process Management 3
13 2/1 AMM0723-2104: Sewing Machine Attachment Sessional 1
14 2/2 AMM0723-2201: Testing of Textiles 3
15 2/2 AMM0723-2202: Testing of Textiles Sessional 1
16 2/2 AMM0723-2203: Garments Manufacturing Technique 3
17 2/2 AMM0723-2204: Garments Manufacturing Technique Sessional 1
18 2/2 AMM0723-2200: Variation of Bottoms and Dresses Sessional 1
19 2/2 AMM0723-2205: Fashion Marketing 3
20 3/1 AMM0723-3107: Professional Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 2
21 3/1 AMM0723-3109: Apparel Quality Control Management 3
22 3/1 AMM0723-3101: Fabric Structure & Design Analysis 3
23 3/1 AMM0723-3102: Fabric Structure & Design Analysis Sessional 1
24 3/1 AMM0723-3103: Cut & Sew Knitwear 2
25 3/1 AMM0723-3104: E-Fashion sessional 1.5
26 3/1 AMM0723-3100: Advanced Pattern Men's Wear Sessional 1
27 3/1 AMM0723-3105: Technical Textiles 2
28 3/2 AMM0723-3211: Supply Chain Management in Textiles and Apparels 2
29 3/2 AMM0723-3209: Apparel Production & Operations Management 3
30 3/2 AMM0723-3207: Sourcing and Negotiation Techniques for Merchandisers 3
31 3/2 AMM0723-3201: Industrial Garments Washing & Finishing 3
32 3/2 AMM0723-3213: Environment pollution and control 2
33 3/2 AMM0723-3203: Special Fabrics 3
34 3/2 AMM0723-3200: Product Development (Apparel) Sessional 1.5
35 3/2 AMM0723-3205: Factory Compliance 2
36 4/1 AMM0723-4115: Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development 3
37 4/1 AMM0723-4113: International Trade and Commercial Transaction 2
38 4/1 AMM0723-4111: Research Methodology 2
39 4/1 AMM0723-4101: Apparel Merchandising Management 3
40 4/1 AMM0723-4100: Pattern Grading & CAD Sessional 1
41 4/1 AMM0723-4103: Fashion Retailing and Visual Merchandising 2
42 4/1 AMM0723-4105: Total Quality Control Management 2
43 4/1 AMM0723-4107: Fully Fashioned Knitwear 2
44 4/1 AMM0723-4109: Finishing Room Technology 1
45 4/2 AMM0723-4201: Market Research & Export Merchandising 3
Total 92 65.71%

Capstone Course/Internship/Projects:

Course Code and Title Credit Category
1 4/2 MGT0413-4201: Strategic Management 3 Capstone
Course /
2 4/2 AMM0723-4200: Industrial Training (8 weeks) Placed in Industry 3
3 4/2 AMM0723-4209: Final Year Project 3
4 4/2 AMM0723-4211: Comprehensive Viva 3
Total 12 8.58%

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates in the Bachelor of Apparel Merchandising & Management program are Teaching, Merchandising, Supply Chain Manager, Factory Manager, Production Manager, R&D Manager, Planning Manager, Country Manager, Washing Manager, Entrepreneurs, Apparel Technician, Product Developer, Sample Developer, Garment Technologist, Pattern Master, Quality Controller, Welfare Officer, Wash Technician and many more at home and abroad.

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