Fashion is a practice that we follow in our attire as a daily routine especially in clothing, footwear and various accessories. Fashion Industry is one of the leading industries in India and contributes a large number of employments at micro as well as macro level. Six Sigma in fashion industry is a highly disciplined process that helps in focusing towards clear and accurate production and delivery.
Six Sigma uplifts the performance of fashion houses, in a recent concluded study conducted by textile and fashion industry, Those houses which are certified with Six Sigma has a huge potential in improvising buyer satisfaction levels, generating back to back customers or repetitive customers, Improving merchandiser performance, improving processes in fabric purchase and inspection, stitching and embroidery, packing and shipping to reduce rejections at later stages.
Apart from reducing costs and delays Six Sigma also assists the industry in eliminating and reducing manufacturing defects which in return reduces business risks.
Young folks foresee Fashion industry as more commercial than ever before and perhaps saturated with renowned designers and their brands. The budget to manage a fashion retail or show has increased as fashion commercials have grown rapidly and it is becoming more difficult for newcomers and emerging designers to survive in the current day market. Now over here Six Sigma assists in identifying the project with necessary tools under defined budget with right road map towards implementation of project or new business successfully.
Six Sigma tools help in gathering and analysing prevailing data and place it with your current ambition like creating and developing fashion positive material which are worn and accepted by all genres, creating machinery that can aid workers to work accurately and faster towards increasing yield, creating designs which are purely customer oriented and above all willingness of the industry to reach audience without compromising or sacrificing in quality.
The market is very much governed by the luxury and street smart brands .It is a middle class which can be a niche market for emerging designers that can assist them in making and inventing edgy designs. Over here Six Sigma tools are beneficial in establishing sales strategies and friendly platforms by identifying needs of the market on constant basis.
Fashion Technology is changing at a very rapid pace and becoming commercially profitable which is why I think newcomers aren’t able to maintain or keeping up with this new rhythm. Six Sigma certifications is rewarding with an aim to prepare students for careers in the Fashion and its allied tributaries and encourages student community to face challenges to live up to their greatest potential.
Six Sigma was developed in 1986, to develop quality control and statistical skills, it helps in measuring the quality of manufacturing output, identifying risks, errors and other business strategies. It helps in optimum utilization of resources, improve decision-making ability, and increasing the overall performance of a company.
1. It helps in reducing risk, error’s in an organization. 2. It assists in understanding present standard practices in the industry, which helps in maintaining product quality & services. 3. Helps in learning Multivariate tools like waste reduction, stream mapping etc. 4.Gives exposure to different components and concepts like chi-square table, ANOVA, contingency table etc.