This course will train a specialist who will be familiar with all the stages of the textile chain and who will be able to monitor the production process, from the purchase of the raw material to the finished product. These specialists will be able to evaluate, select and market materials and textile products and select the best suppliers, in Italy as well as abroad. They will be able to carry out quality checks both on the process and on the textile product itself, in compliance with the standards in force in the target markets and with reference to the sustainability and excellence standards of “Made in Italy” products. As regards the creative side of the process, they will participate in product planning both from the stylistic-graphic design and technical points of view, using the CAD system. These competencies are completed by organization skills and the knowledge of English, especially as regards sector-specific terminology. These specialists will be able to work both in the traditional and technical textile fields, contributing to the innovation process in terms of: information sources research, the development of solutions and the production of new prototypes. As a consequence, they will be able to integrate themselves in the research and development of innovative products and processes, as regards yarns, fabrics and their finishing. They will work in an international environment establishing and maintaining relationships at different levels.