The goal of this program is to provide future technicians with right skills in apparel, footwear, bag, and textile accessory product design and management to succeed in the highly competitive outdoor sports industry.

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France: “Licence Professionnelle” (L3) International: Bachelor’s degree (3 or 4 year university degree depending on country)

Annecy, France (Northern French Alps)

Manufacturing processes, product and project management, sourcing, fabrics, and the outdoor industry


12 months full-time

6 months

Product Developer, Project Manager or Designer for the outdoor Sports & Leisure Industry

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2 years of university level coursework

TOEIC 700 / Niveau B2

Via application plus interview (video conference possible)

€260 (French, Erasmus European Students and foreign students) For adults in carrier transition it's different, you have to contact the professional training division.

  • 01.

    Program built entirely by companies from the outdoor sports industry.

  • 02.

    Enjoy studying in the most highly coveted outdoor sports playground in France.

  • 03.

    Take advantage of classes taught by professionals from the outdoor sports industry.

  • 04.

    Develop your work experience in this highly competitive and international industry through a full-time internship and through professional trade shows such as ISPO.

  • 05.

    Gain access to the OSV network to increase your chances of entering this very competitive market.

  • 06.

    Work on projects that address current key topics for the outdoor sports market in partnership with a company from the industry.

What should you expect from this program?

You will develop high-level skills and your professional network through expert lecturers, by meeting key players from the industry who will share their experience, through group projects, and by attending professional trade shows. The group of lecturers includes the following amazing professionals from the industry:
• Christelle Robert – Product Line Manager – Salomon Footwear
• Antoine Oui – Wilson Footwear Category Line Manager – Wilson
• Daniel Constantini – Market Manager – Porcher
• Caroline Clerc – Textile R&D Manager – Loly Pomme  (formerly a product developer for Mavic).

“One year ago, I didn’t know anything about product development, and today I’m a product manager,”
Antoine, PSTF graduate, class of 2019-2020