SDG Operationalisation for Digital Fashion Value Chains

Jonas Larsson (HB)

An introduction on SDG progression tool to operationalise SDG goals to decide on strategic areas for digital fashion value chains, their improvements and transformation..

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) relevant in the context of textile industry.
  • Describe SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) progression model.
  • Explain digital tools/approaches in textile value chain to achieve SDGs.

Perspectives on Digital Fashion Value Chain and Business Model Development

Rudrajeet Pal (HB)

An explanation of digital fashion business model design and components to organise local production of digitised design through advanced manufacturing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain digital fashion business model design and components.
  • Explain organization of local production of digitized design through advanced manufacturing.

Traceability along Garment Production Supply Chain

Bixente Demarcq (ESTIA)

Allow students to master the different stages in the garment production supply chain. The students will learn the specificities of the different technologies that allows traceability in this supply chain.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowing the different stages in the garment production supply chain.
  • Knowing the challenges of traceability and the return of data to the consumer.
  • Traceability technologies.

On the Role of Policy-making and Digital Institutions to Support Digital Transformation

Olga Chkanikova (HB)

Concept of digital institutions, multi-level institutional perspective: need of aligning macro-, meso- and micro-levels practices/policies to support digital transformation, examples of digital institutions in relation to digital transformation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the concept of digital institutions.
  • Explain the multi-level institutional perspective.
  • Give examples of digital institutions relevant for supporting digital transformation.
  • Discuss the importance of aligning digital institutions at macro-; meso- and micro-levels.
  • Examine institutional factors that affect development of fashion-tech interdisciplinary solutions for scaling sustainability impacts.
  • Analyze complementarities and potential contradictions between these institutional factors.
  • Based on analysis of institutional factors, propose business initiatives/areas to support and facilitate the development of digital institutions.

Business Model Scalability: on Scalability of Impacts and Associated Business Strategies

Rudrajeet Pal (HB)

Concept of scale and scalability in business model context, scaling from social innovation perspective, examples from projects and practice in relation to business model scaling.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the main characteristics of the concept of scale and scalability in business model context.
  • Give examples of the different business model scaling aspects both in theory and practice.
  • Develop innovative scalability methods for business models to meet fashion tech solutions for products, processes and value chains.
  • Scaling from social innovation perspective.
  • Select the appropriate method for business model scaling.
  • Examples from projects and practice in relation to business model scaling.
  • Connection between business model scaling and their impact on society and sustainability.

Textile industry and Supply Chain Management in Context of Industry 4.0

Vijay Kumar (HB)

Overview of Textile Industry 4.0 and framework and contributing technologies, supply chain 4.0 vs. KPIs, and key challenges.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and define the framework of Industry 4.0 and supply chain 4.0 through contributing technologies.
  • Describe and design key challenges and KPIs.

Revolutionising the Fashion Industry with Digital Technology

Alex Erinle (Thrill Digital)

An introduction to the design activities of Thrill Digital, focusing on the offered digital services of the Fashion-Tech start-up. The pitch will also provide a guide to bring a fashion-tech start-up idea to life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain insights about fashion-tech services based on digital and virtual design.
  • Understand activities and problems of a fashion-tech start-up.

the pitch

Alexa Pollmann (UAL-LCF)

In this lecture best practices for presenting and communicating a technology concept will be discussed, focussing on developing a project identity and an elevator pitch, and how to package specialist knowledge to ensure accessibility. The lecture will present examples to highlight the fine balancing act between visual and technical information.

Learning Outcomes

  • Present design outcomes orally and visually in a professional manner appropriate to a wearable technology product pitch.