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Emerging from the Crisis: Process & Development for SMEs

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Emerging from a crisis, opportunities will open up for businesses who are agile and creative, but is your internal operations model able deliver? There has never been a time like today to learn how to develop product and build ranges with efficiency and effectiveness in mind. Join the MOTIF online Live Masterclass Series with senior industry expert Maxi Bohn to explore what is required to succeed in the fashion business world.

Jun 10 Live Masterclass: Digitalisation became an even bigger buzzword due to the crisis and there is a lot apparel SMEs can do with existing tools. This masterclass will deliver a hands-on approach to the digital transformation of your apparel product development including a look into the 3D department.

Jun 17 Live Masterclass: How departments and collections are set up is the key to future success and how quick you can react to disruptions. In this masterclass, you will understand how important it is to define your business focus and get the unique chance to re-imagine your range planning process, the concept of your delivery drop(s) and experience fabric buying on a complete new level.

Intermediate
2 Classes
4 Hours
Total seats: 15
$100

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This series is aimed at Small and Medium Enterprises personnel.

June 10 Masterclass

Specifically designed for apparel product developers, technical designers, pattern makers and designers who want to improve product development processes. Ideal for SMEs who manage (parts of) their technical development in house. The topnotch content of this live masterclass provides enablers for efficient processes and digital product creation.
June 17 Masterclass

Specifically designed for apparel buyers, sourcing colleagues, product developers and designers. Ideal for SMEs which face regular changes in department setups and / or growth. If you want to understand how to upskill your fabric buying practices this live masterclass is perfect for you.

How will you learn?

This training is made up of two distinct instructor-led online Live Masterclasses. Each Live Masterclass will last for 2 hours and will be conducted on Zoom. They will be limited to 15 participants to allow for interaction between the learners and the instructor.

Each class covers separate topics. Signing up for the series of 2 Masterclasses gives you complimentary access to a 45 mins 1-to-1 online consultation with Maxi.

Each masterclass can also be taken individually.

What will you learn?

June 10 Masterclass: Product Development Elevated - Standards & Digitalisation

In this masterclass you will discover a practical approach to the digital transformation of your apparel product development, including a look into the 3D department. You will learn that the basis for successful digital and conventional product creation is creating a range of standards for garment techs, pattern makers and product developers. You will review the latest industry standards and how they can drive efficiency.

By the end of this masterclass, you will be able to:

1. Improve your product quality and the creation processes by implementing standards.

2. Understand what it takes to implement 3D.

3. Start the digitalisation journey by fully utilizing your existing tools.


June 17 Masterclass: Fundamentals of Smart Department & Collection Set-ups

In this masterclass you will learn the best practices of international brands, which job roles on which job levels contribute best to your business. You will understand how important it is to define your business focus and get the unique chance to re-imagine your range planning process, the concept of your delivery drop(s) and experience fabric buying on a complete new level.

By the end of the masterclass, you will be able to:

1. Set up your fashion brand departments and roles & responsibilities in a forward-looking way.

2. Create a proper apparel range plan including delivery drops to enable structured working throughout the season.

3. Book and buy fabrics in a cost and time saving way.


Blended training Detailed outline

Product Development Elevated - Standards and Digitalisation

Masterclass Available on June 10, 2020

   Jun 10, 2020 (Wednesday)
   4-6pm Central European Time (Berlin) / 11am-1pm Eastern Standard Time (New York)

Topics for the Live Masterclass includes:

  • Standards in product development (efficiency)
  • Digitalisation in SMEs (and what to learn from bigger brands)

Fundamentals of Smart Department & Collection Set-ups

Masterclass Available on June 17, 2020

   June 17, 2020 (Wednesday)
   4-6pm Central European Time (Berlin) / 11am-1pm Eastern Standard Time (New York)

Topics for the Live Masterclass includes:

  • Company & department setups
  • How to approach the SS21 collection development (range plan, fabric booking & buying, split & drop shipment)

1-to-1 Session with Maxi

A complementary 45-minutes 1-to-1 session with Maxi.

Maxi Bohn

Maxi Bohn

Course Instructor

Maxi has a decade of experience in fit engineering and product development at a strategic level within international players like Zalando. Maxi has been leading several product development teams for apparel products and managed the digital transformation in a successful online fashion brand. 

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