The number of MOOCs available for the TCLF industries is relatively small and only a few isolated examples are available. Here are a few (free) successful cases:

  • Manager of an Innovative Leather Company – This MOOC analyses current management processes in the Leather Industry and shows how to improve them to develop an innovative company. The MOOC focus on aspects such as innovation management, leather processes development, standardization and quality control, environmental impact of the tannng industries, health and safety at work and other personal and transversal skills. The course lasts for eight weeks, seven corresponding to the different modules and a final week to deliver a course project work.
  • Future textile and clothing managers starter kit – This MOOC addressed the competences required to become a Textile and Clothing manager
  • Manager for an Efficient and Innovative Footwear Industry – The main aim of the MOOC Manager for an Efficient and Innovative Footwear Industry is to improve the knowledge and skills of managers (and potential ones) of companies in the footwear sector and related areas. The MOOC is in line with the mentality of the new professionals recently joining the footwear industry labour force and provides incentives the development of innovative footwear materials as a result of the training process.

There are also a few examples of commercial MOOCs addressing these industries:

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