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Accelerating the Runway 2018

Friday, January 18, 2019, 6:00 PM

Accelerating the Runway: Achieving Business Success in the Fashion Industry Module #1: November 30th, 2018 *Laptop Required Title: Planning a Line You Believe In -       Beginning Steps of Product Development and Line Planning -       Terminology -       Retail Math   Module #2: December 7th , 2018 Presenter: Deanna Swisher *(Depending on availability) *Laptop Recommended Title: The Serious Side of Fashion: Business Law -       A Look into Business Law -       Contract Law -       Steps of Legal Business Set Up -       New Business FAQs -       Intro to Business Plan   Module #3: December 14th, 2018 *Laptop and CAD required Title: The Basics of Sample Production and Manufacturing -       Basics of Computer Aided Design for Fashion -       Basics of Textile Science -       Basics of Fabric Sourcing and -       Production Schedule ***December 21st and 28th NO Classes due to Christmas Break*** Module #4: January 4th, 2019 *Laptop, Spreadsheet Recommended Presenter: Andrea Mohr Title: Technical Details for Sample Line -       Samples Readiness -       Measuring Garments and Basics of Tech Packs -       Labels -       Packaging   Module #5: January 11th, 2019 *Laptop Required Title: Fashion, Facebook and the Business of Marketing Your Brand -       Target Market -       Market Research -       Terminology -       SWOT Analysis   Module #6: January 18th, 2019 *Sewing Machine Required/link to CADL to rent sewing machines Title: Technical Fashion Sewing 101 -       Fabric 101 -       Sewing Machine Basics and Safety -       Basic Seams -       Basics of Construction -       Pattern Basics -       Sewing your first garment   Module #7: January 25th, 2019 *Sewing Machine Required/link to CADL to rent sewing machines Title: Technical Fashion Sewing 201 (Advanced Sewing Intro into Patternmaking) -       Sewing Machine Safety -       Advanced Seams -       Advanced Construction -       Intro into Patternmaking -       Sewing Advanced Garments Module #8: February 1st, 2019 Presenters: Tom Donaldson and Laurie Lonsdorf *Laptop Required Title: Review and Resources: How to Design the Perfect Pitch, a Winning Business Plan, Product Knowledge and The Art of Sales -       Review of Business Plan -       Knowing your product on both sides (wholesale and resale) -       Line Pitch -       Buyers Pitch -       Vendor Compliance -       Sales -       Set up meeting with LEAP/LEDC for final review

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