Luxury Management and Design Innovation, Certificate | Part time | The New School | New York City, United States
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Luxury Management and Design Innovation

12 months
46000 USD/year
46000 USD/year
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Offered jointly by Parsons, the #1 design school in the United States, and ESSEC, ranked the fifth-best executive education program worldwide, the Luxury Management and Design Innovation executive program from The New School is designed for professionals and entrepreneurs looking to develop a global perspective and deeper knowledge of international luxury markets.


Taught by internationally recognized faculty with industry backgrounds and extensive connections with luxury brands, the interdisciplinary Luxury Management and Design Innovation program from The New School combines creativity, innovation, analytics, collaboration, and management courses to provide professionals with the strategic tools and skills necessary to foster a culture of change in the business of luxury.

Program participants engage in week-long on-site immersive residencies at global luxury hubs across several countries and online modules, which help them develop state-of-the-art knowledge of the international luxury market and emerge as transformational leaders with the know-how necessary to advance their careers and fuel their entrepreneurial journey of innovation in the field.

Graduates of the program receive an Executive Master in Luxury Management and Design Innovation from ESSEC, an Executive Certificate in Luxury Management and Design Innovation from Parsons, and a Diploma in Made in Italy Case Study Analysis from Accademia Costume & Moda.

What You Will Gain

  • In-depth knowledge of the luxury business environment and the impact of user-centered design strategies, value innovation, and agile methods on global brands
  • Insight into business and operational models, changing consumer behaviors, supply chain challenges and solutions, and the growing complexity of the global economy
  • The ability to manage diverse customer expectations and create digital brand experiences to better connect with audiences
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of entrepreneurial thinking and a roadmap to launching a lean start-up
  • Opportunities to create professional relationships with a global network of executives in luxury businesses

Programme Structure

Topics included:

  • Global Strategy and Go-to-Market
  • Fashion Creation, Design, and Systems Innovation 
  • Luxury and Fashion in the Digital Era
  • The Wholesale Model
  • Made in Italy: Managing the Value Chain
  • Customer Experience and the New Frontiers in Luxury and Fashion

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Please contact the university for more information about the application deadline.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admissions process for the Luxury Management and Design Innovation program is designed with your busy schedule in min

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    46000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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