Africa Fashion Week London, Africa Fashion Week Nigeria and Africa Fashion Week Abuja have partnered with Henley Business School’s Centre For Entrepreneurship and Parsons School of Design & Technology to deliver a certificated online course tailored specifically to Africa-inspired designers.

The course delivers 6 days of virtual classroom teaching and peer-to-peer learning. Instructors include leading experts and academics from Henley and Parsons who have crafted a bespoke program for designers and entrepreneurs.

Course participants will gain in-depth knowledge, valuable insights, and critical thinking skills from this instructor-led teaching.

Using real-time delivery, attendees’ learning is amplified by real-world case studies on successful African designers; supported by engagement and active learning.

At the end of the tutoring, participants can expect to gain a deeper level of business acumen on:

Fashion Lifecycle • Innovation and New Media • Wearable Technology • Future of Design • Value Creation • Global Trends • Waste to Wealth • Sustainability • Pitching & Funding Streams • Future-Proofing.


This course was created for emerging and established designers and entrepreneurs who are interested in future trends in design and business.

We understand the challenges that designers are facing at the moment, so we have initiated a generous Scholarship Fund.

Details of eligibility are found in the course brochure.

Apply for your scholarship and begin your journey into Fashion Futures.


We are able to match fund your valuable sponsorship for 10 or more African-inspired creatives – doubling your impact to unlock their potential and contribute to the development of local industries and production as well as the overall economy.

For your support, we offer branding opportunities, social responsibility awareness, and talent identification.

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