Make It Real Workshop
The workshop is limited to 8 participants!
Date & Time:
Saturday, September 14th from 9am- 5pm
111 S. Lander St., Suite #204 Seattle, WA 98134.
MAKE IT REAL WORKSHOP OVERVIEW
» Do you have a terrific product idea?
» Are you considering starting or expanding your own business?
» Could you use some support in knowing what to do First? Second? Third?
» Do you like saving money? How does efficiency sound?
This class will uncover much of the mystery surrounding what it takes to bring a new product idea to life. Participants will leave with a powerful framework for informed decision making leading up to and throughout the product development process. It’s a must-do for anyone considering starting a product based business.
The workshop is limited to 8 participants and will be held on Saturday, September 14th from 9am- 5pm, in our offices at 111 S. Lander St., Suite #204 Seattle, WA 98134.
The price is $300 and will include your Make It Real workbook (which we will go through and fill out together during the workshop), as well as lunch, coffee and snacks, and great group energy.
9am: Welcome and Introductions
10am: Overview and Exercise: Target Market
» What is a target market?
» Exercise: Customer profile
11am: Overview: Sales Strategy
» How will you sell your product?
» Why it matters to think about it now.
» COGS introduction
Noon: Break for Lunch
12:30 pm: Overview and Exercise: Materials and Sourcing
» What is it made of?
» Fabric types
» Vendor Types
» Minimum Order Quantities
» Exercise: Cost of Goods Sold
» Exercise: Capital Outlay Estimates
2pm: Overview: Product Development Process
» Rapid Prototyping
» Proof of Concept
» Product Development
» Size Grading
» Pre-Mg planning
3pm: Overview and Exercise: Calendars
» How to budget time
» Exercise: Calendar
4pm: Group Discussion
5pm: Group Closure
This information can save you loads of time and money!
This class will demystify what it takes to bring a new product idea to life and provide a framework for making informed decisions along the way. Our goal is to support learning and understanding. This workshop will instill an authentic confidence necessary for the exciting journey of entrepreneurship. At the end of this course you will be able to:
Identify your target market/customer
Identify your sales strategy
Understand the supply chain
Identify materials and sources for your product
Understand the benefits and limitations of various manufacturing options
Estimate rough materials costs for your product
Understand the time and resource commitment of a product development process
Connect with other entrepreneurs/inventors
Need more info? Have questions? Email Jenny Mae.