Fashion Business iQ: an Insight into the Industry

Fashion Business iq New York
The Fashion Business iQ: An Insight into the Industry,  program in partnership with IESE Business School, is designed to give attendees a 360º view of the fashion industry as well as insight into the American market, teaching them how global and emerging brands are doing business and thriving. The program is very eye opening to how business is done in America, and offers students a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends in the industry.

The intensive one-week program includes sessions and lectures by professors from prestigious Universities as well as professionals and business execs from the sector. The attendees will learn about the inner workings of the fashion industry first-hand from the experts in different areas such as digital communications, retail, merchandising, sales, etc.

The program also includes company visits to offer experiential learning and the networking opportunity to meet other professionals from the industry.


  • Dates: from July 10th - 14th
  • Schedule: 9:00 am- 6:15 pm
  • Program: 20 sessions + 3 company visits
  • Language: English
  • Location: IESE Business School (57th st and 7th ave. Manhattan -NY) and Fashion Institute of Technology- FIT (227 West 27th Street. NY).
  • Price: 3.500 € (breakfast and lunch included)
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Profesor New York Program ISEM (4)
  • Benoït Tordeur

    Coach · VP Visual Experience
  • Marina Larroude

    Schutz · Head of Schutz International
  • Thomaï Serdari

    NYU Stern · Professor
  • Russell Winer

    NYU Stern · Professor
  • Joshua Williams

    Parsons The New School of Design
  • Barbara Kahn

    The Wharton School · Professor
  • Robert Rizzolo

    Marc Jacobs
  • Marta Lastra

  • Shelly Kohan

    FIT · Professor
  • Ludwig Heissmeyer

    Carolina Herrera · VP Product Development
  • Justin Stankiewicz

  • Sonali Vanjani

    Tapestry Brands
  • Deborah Soss

    Soss Consulting Group
  • James Kuerschner



Bloomingdale's is an American luxury department store chain founded in 1861. As of November 2019, there are 38 stores and 17 outlet stores. Its headquarters and flagship store are located at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan.


Visit to the HQ, showroom and atelier of the global brand in 501 Fashion Avenue. Since 2018, with the appointment of Wes Gordon as Creative Director, the House has reinforced its commitment to the strong codes established by the founder; blending traditions of couture craftsmanship with the wearability and pragmatism of American Fashion.


Visit to the Rockefeller Center Store. Designed by CFDA member Nikki Kule, the brand launched as a childrenswear brand in 2001, and later relaunched as a collection of perfect stripe tees in 2015. Now encompassing multiple categories for women, men, and kids.


We will visit Coach's HQ with the DVP of Visual Experience.


Get to know Altuzarra´s headquarters in the Soho. In the showroom they will show us the summer collection and the COO will explain the production process.


Each former student is an ISEM ambassador. We strive to keep in touch with our alumni group and to enrich our programs with their participation. With this program, you will have the opportunity to do some networking with other attendees as well as speakers, one of the most important aspects in business (and life) that could bring you future opportunities.



    Omnichannel Supply Chain Coordinator at Cartier
    "This program has meant, without a doubt, a before and an after in my vision of the fashion & luxury sectors. ISEM gave me the opportunity to learn first-hand how the American industry works from big fashion companies as Carolina Herrera, Estée Lauder or Armani to the most revolutionary startups as Warby Parker. "

    Retail Strategy Consultant
    "It is a very enriching experience! The program counts on an intense agenda and numerous professors with a long career in retail and fashion. New York is an extra because it allows you to continue with the learning by visiting the stores and startups that we speak about in class."

    Founder & CEO at Twin & Chic
    "It is an intensive key course to learn first-hand about  the most important fashion market worldwide and its players, visiting the ateliers of the best brands, and doing first- tier networking."
ISEM Fashion Business School is the first and only Business School in Spain that is specialized in fashion. As part of the University of Navarra, we offer students from our Fashion Business iQ: an Insight into the Industry program in New York an ISEM-University of Navarra certificate.

This program takes place in the IESE Business School headquarters in midtown Manhattan, conveniently located near Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Central Park.

IESE Business School is one of the world's leading business schools and its academic offer has been recognized and highly praised by The Economist, Financial Times and Bloomberg Businessweek, among others.

Also, some of the classes will take place at the Fashion Institute of Technology- FIT Headquarters (227 West 27th Street. NY).