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Create, Sell & Grow -
6 Months Coaching Programme
Create, Sell & Grow is for anyone looking to go from concept to launch 🚀 or to scale their current fashion brand 📈 . You will learn how to become a leader and director of an organisation, how and when to employ people, leadership skills, how to develop a marketing strategy, how to build a strong brand and legally protect your business. As well as how to manage your finances, how to make sales and increase profits, where to find manufacturers and the process of how to produce a collection, how to start your own online store or brick and mortar store and much more 🙌
Are you super motivated but don't know where to start?
Do you lack resources and find it hard to find affordable and accessible expertise?
Do you feel isolated with your ambitions, like nobody cares or understands?
Do you require accountability and tough love to see your idea through?
+ Set a goal for the next 6 months - whether you want to launch or grow your brand
+ Develop a documented strategy to help you achieve those goals
+ Tailored and assigned tasks for your business
+ Individual feedback and progress reports
+ Monthly group mastermind coaching sessions
+ Monthly masterclasses
+ Optional 1-1 coaching package
+ Slack forum available 24/7
+ Exclusive Resources
+ Access to our valuable contacts and build your network!
By the end of this programme, you will be fully equipped to launch your business with the necessary plans and tools to make it happen!
What Will You Learn?
Learn how to promote your brand using traditional marketing activities as well as the power of social media. You will also learn how to be your own publicist and gain press coverage, in addition to this you will gain the knowledge how to build a strong brand and gain a competitive advantage within your industry.
This is a very important aspect of building your brand. However it can be the most frustrating part. We will show you the steps on what it takes to get your collection made from start to finish, mistakes to avoid, how to get started, where to produce your clothing, how much it may cost, and how to build relationships with suppliers.
Financial planning is one of the most important elements when it comes to business. You will lean how to develop a financial plan, how to find an accountant, how much money you need to get started and how to track your finances. We will also provide you with the knowledge on how to secure consistent sales and make profit.
RETAIL + E-COMMERCE
Retail is an integral part of running a business. How you choose to sell is crucial. We will discuss how to set up your own online store, the best platforms to use, core tools, things to be mindful of and also discuss opportunities not only focusing on e-commerce but the new wave of m-commerce & s-commerce.
During this programme you will learn from legal experts on the requirements on what it takes to to protect your brand and yourself? You will also learn how to register a business, how to build a team, when to build a team and what tools and skills are required to run a business on a day to day basis.
+ PERSONAL BRANDING
It's not enough to have the tools to build a business, you need the mindset to be a leader and not only manage your brand but manage people too. Your personal brand is fundamental in the fashion industry and is also a strategic point to gaining more sells as it is proven that people buy into people.
IN THE NEXT 6 MONTHS...
YOU WILL HAVE LAUNCHED YOUR BRAND 🚀
YOU'LL HAVE TAKEN YOUR BRAND TO THE NEXT LEVEL 💥
HAVE A REALISTIC BUSINESS PLAN, MARKETING STRATEGY, FINANCIAL PLAN AND EXCLUSIVE RESOURCES 🗒️
BUILT A STRONG NETWORK OF DESIGNER BESTIES! 😎
PERSONALLY DEVELOPED INTO A CEO 🧑🏽💼
LEAVING WITH NEW TOOLS TO EMBED & CHANGE YOUR BUSINESS OPERATIONS FOREVER! 🤩
About The FMCG
The Fashion Management Consulting Group (FMCG) is an organisation which is focused on supporting fashion entrepreneurs and professionals globally through our 3 C's Framework (Coaching, Courses and Consulting). Our aim is to help individuals execute projects at a high standard through accessible support and information.
FMCG was founded by Frederica Brooksworth and Rebecca Tembo after numerous conversations regarding the struggles to make it in the industry and to build profitable businesses. The duo decided to bring their expertise' together so support the international fashion community through timely and relevant education and support.
Frederica Brooksworth is an International Fashion Academic, Researcher. She is a lecturer at the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London), Conde Nast College of Fashion and Design and Hult International Business School. She has experience working at over 20 higher education institutions in the past 10 years, teaching the following subject focuses: Marketing, Management, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Retail, Personal Branding and Research Methods. Alongside academia she is an Edupreneur and Human Capital Development Consultant. She is the Founder of Fashion Scholar a Knowledge Hub providing educational content for lifelong learners in the fashion industry. Frederica is the author of the forthcoming book 'Fashion Marketing In Emerging Economies' due to be published in Spring 2021 by Palgrave Macmillan, in addition to this, she is also Doctoral Candidate currently undertaking her EdD (Doctorate in Education) with a research focus on Educational Technology, Rewriting The Fashion Curriculum, Closing The Knowledge and Skills Gap and Economic Growth through Education.
Rebecca Tembo is the founder of a self-titled womenswear jumpsuit brand and The Entry Platform - a growing community for aspiring and start-up designers. Building a growing brand over the past 5 years, and working in production within the luxury fashion industry, Rebecca has built an extensive array of knowledge and connections. She is also an author (Stumbling into Personal Branding: Lessons from 2020) and product creator (The Entry Productivity Planner) giving her a unique and first-hand take on marketing, customer experience, product development, and the art of personal branding. The Entry’s mission is to equip you with the tools to grow a successful and profitable brand through design, mindset and entrepreneurial-based content, education, events, and courses. Rebecca is also the host of the Designer2Designer podcast, interviewing fashion designers around the world. Rebecca studied Fashion Design at the Fashion Retail Academy in London.
Your questions answered!
Is this group group coaching programme for me?
If you are ambitious, willing to work hard but know that you need the extra push, then YES. This programme is for any aspiring or a start-up designer who wants to transform into a fashion CEO. You've either been sleeping on an idea for a while and you're ready to take that leap, or you've been stagnant in your business and need help on how to take it to the next level.
This is an international programme, sessions will be based on the UK time zone. Sessions will be recorded.
How does payment work?
You can either pay online on our website the full upfront cost, or sign up for our 6-month monthly payment plans processed via PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account. If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To make a payment, please click here.
When will the sessions take place?
There will be monthly group coaching sessions which will take place on a weekday. Your weekday will be confirmed after registration but will typically be a day between Tuesday - Thursday at 7 pm GMT via Zoom. If you cannot make a session, do not worry, it will be recorded for you to catch up on.
At the start of each month, you'll get a calendar with dates of masterclasses, extra sessions etc. This programme is designed to be both independent and interactive.
What will I be learning?
You will be learning everything you need to know to launch your brand and grow it. By the end of the programme, you'll either be launching your brand or have reached your business growth goals!
Can I join at any time?
No, registration is only open once a year for a short period so we can work with our designers closely, and they can form new relationships within the programme too. To join the 2021 cohort, please make sure you register before Monday 1st March 2021.
How much will it cost?
There are two packages:
Package A - £500 upfront or £100 x 6 months
Package B - £795 upfront or £150 x 6 months (includes 3 x 1-1 60 minute coaching sessions)
Can you guarantee my success?
Your success will be a direct result of you completing the tasks and showing up for your brand. We will work extremely hard with you every month but if you don't commit 100%, it'll be hard to produce anything.