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PGD In Denim Manufacturing & Merchandising


What Will You Learn?
  • Denim Manufacturing Processes
  • Denim Product Development & Design
  • Supply Chain Design and Management
  • Garment Quality Management 
  • Apparel and Merchandising Management 


Denim Manufacturing Processes

Denim fabric process calculations. Method for consumption of warp and weft bags. Yarn manufacturing, warping, rope dyeing technology, re-beaming, slasher dyeing, weaving technologies for denim manufacturing. Finishing of denim fabric. Inspection and packing. Four-points American system of inspection. Denim fabric defects and its remedies. Shed-Environment; Concept of humidity, absolute humidity, relative humidity and temperature on the weaving properties of denim fabric.  

Denim Product Development & Design

Target of denim development, R&D of denim fabric, fabric development plan & procedure. Processes involved in denim fabric manufacturing. Scientific ways of material investigation and analysis having aspects of spinning, weaving, dyeing, printing, finishing and garment related knowledge. Sample manufacturing in bulk production. Washing and finishing process of denim garment. New development of denim washing. Technologies used in denim industry. Knowledge of structural and performance characteristics for Denim Fabrics. Examination of market samples, and the creation of swatches

Supply Chain Design and Management

A broad view of management systems for inbound and outbound logistics planning, inventory control, transportation planning and facilities location decisions. Key supply chain processes with particular reference to the textile and garment industry and the role of benchmarking in process improvements across the supply chain. Tools and techniques for process mapping. Supply chain strategy for in-sourcing, out-sourcing and vertical integration. Computer software for the planning, design and coordination aspects of the supply chain.

Garment Quality Management

Design satisfaction tests, Fabric specification - cloth defects - four point system - shrinkage potential, Garment specification - manufacturing specification - name of operation and associated details in respect of sewing, dyeing and washing of garments, Garments testing-seam strength, seam slippage ,garment checking procedure, interlining-peel bond strength Style features - trims specification - stitch specification - size scale – garment dimensions and tolerances. Quality of trims and accessories, Defects in garments and their remedies - A, B and C zones in a garment with respect to defects. Quality management concepts, Quality control and inspections - S.Q.C. - acceptance sampling - T.Q.M. - I.S.O. Laboratory testing for quality and performance.

Apparel and Merchandising Management

Concepts and practices for the production of apparel items, garment manufacturing, development of basic fit blocks by using pattern engineering techniques, organisational ergonomics, resource allocation. Production planning and management of apparel industry. Context of Merchandising, nature and timing of Merchandising, responsibilities. Product quality and performance standards, determining product costs.



Course Features

4.0 CPD as per PEC By-Laws
Diploma of participation upon successful completion of the course.