London College of Fashion Visual Merchandising London College of Fashion

This course has been designed for those already working in the field of visual merchandising, who want to elevate their visual merchandising standards and maximise the effectiveness of their store. The course will look at 'best practice' in VM, but also explore the customer's journey through the retail environment and how good visual merchandising and innovative retail environments can influence their purchasing decisions. This course is theory based so will help you talk more confidently about your visual merchandising strategy with your teams and managers, and underpin your practical knowledge. You will be able to recognise and address target markets, allocate space more effectively and ultimately see where the opportunities are to maximise sales.

By the end of the course you will have created a 5 point plan to implement within your business.

The course includes:

The business of visual merchandising

  • Basic branding 
  • Target markets 
  • Space planning 
  • Theoretical principles of visual merchandising 
  • Conceptual visual merchandising design analysis 
  • Strategies to promote sales 


Intermediate. This course is suitable for those who are working in visual merchandising or have a good understanding of the subject.


All students who fully participate in all session of the course will receive a 'Certificate of Short Course Attendance' from London College of Fashion.

You will receive tuition from the high calibre industry professionals who teach on our London courses, to help you pursue your interests in fashion. Courses take place each February, May and October in Dubai.

University of the Arts London offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing art. Our graduates go on to work in and shape creative industries worldwide.

The University draws together six renowned colleges, each with its own world-class reputation. Our excellent facilities include everything from letterpress machinery to studio theatres and college archives.

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