How to Become A Smart Merchandiser

Merchandising in Garments business is an elite and technocrat profession for educated people. Merchandiser played a very vital role in Garments business, in fact he is the pivoting person for whole business who is protecting the interest of Factory and Buyer as well. But unfortunately there is no formal training for this important group of people of the garments sector. Garments Merchandising is a critical and systematic works, which a person must understand and perform with in a set of work frame, as such they need some institutional knowledge other wise it may not be possible to do efficient merchandising without knowing Yarn, Fabric, Color Standard, Labdip, Samples, Accessories etc. So any body will be attending this Workshop will have a clear understanding on Merchandising and Role of Merchandiser.

Workshop topics to be covered:
1. What is Merchandising in Garments Business? 2. Who is Merchandiser? 3. What role played by a Merchandiser in Garments Business? 4. What is the Organogram of an ideal Buying House ? (How to set up a Buying House for independent business with merchandising knowledge) 5. What is the set up of a Knit Composite? 6. What is the set up of a Woven Garment Factory? MORNING TEA 7. With whom all a Merchandiser has to communicate? 8. What Quality a Merchandiser should possess? 9. How a person will equip him/herself to become a good Merchandiser? 10. How to develop a Buyer? 11. What is order sheet? 12. How to analyze an Order Sheet? 13. What all are the various types of Woven Fabrics? 14. What all are the various types of Knit-Fabrics? 15. What is Cotton, Fiber, Staple, Filament, Yarn, Count, Gauge etc. 16. What is Color Standard, Lab-dip, Yarn-dip, Hand-loom, Skein etc? 17. How to handle an order from receipt of Order-sheet to shipment? 18. What is Time and Action Calendar and Gantt Chart and how to prepare them? 19. What is Sample and what all are the Samples handled by a Merchandiser? LUNCH BREAK 20. What is Lab-test? what all are the general lab-test carried out for garments? 21. What is accessories, trimming and packing materials of garments? 22. What all are the printing done in garments? 23. What all embroidery done in garments? 24. What is Value-addition works in garments? 25. What all are the payment mode in garments business? 26. What is LC, Master LC, BB LC and all other various types of LCs? EVENING TEA 27. What is FOB, C&F, CIF and CIFT orders in Garments Business? 28. Other Glossaries of Terms used in garments Business. Invitation of Question Revision Conclusion

16. 14. 3. 13. Techniques of doing Accessories Consumption and Costing. Director. How to asses C&F price of any Garments ? 17. 2. Points to consider to do costing for Embroidery. Fabric consumption of Woven Tops. 8. Fabric Consumption of Woven Bottom. How to negotiate and confirm price with Buyer ? Question and Answer session. Commercial people or Audit people is must. 5. 9. Peoples of Accounts and Finance. Revision. 4. Woven Product Package Analysis. 6. The lesson will be tought in a very simple way and every body learn the FABRIC CONSUMPTION within ONE HOUR. 7. 11. How to do Garments Costing considering all factors ? 18. How to assess Cost of Making of any Garments ? 15. How to Quote Price ? 19. Exercise on Fabric Consumption (Bottom). What are FOB. resultant of which factory may not get the order for quoting higher price or the order may be received with lower price as such factory either may not earn profit at all or may not earn expected profit margin. . Pattern Check for Bottom Consumption. Points to be considered for Costing of Printing. 12. Name of different parts of Woven Bottom and discuss with spec-sheet. To over come such problem every body must know how to do FABRIC CONSUMPTION.Woven Garments Consumption and Costing Knowledge on doing correct fabric consumption and costing is a primary requirement for any merchandiser or any person related to garments costing in the capacity of Owner. 10. Contents of Training: 1. Conclusion. C&F and CIF Costing. Exercise on Fabric Consumption (Top). As fabric price is bearing almost 35 to 40% of the total garments cost as such if the fabric consumption is wrong then the total garments cost will be wrong with bigger deviation. Points to be considered for costing of Washing. Pattern-Check for counter check of the fabric consumption for accuracy. Name of different parts of Woven Tops and discuss with spec-sheet.

Product Development Manager.Organogram of garments industry. 6. The diploma program is designed to impart basic skills in all functional areas of the industry and students are ready to enter the industry.Order Follow-up. Supply Chain Manager. 4.Introduction to merchandising. and efficiency and finally to buildup the confidence of the participants in merchandising to meet the challenges in the quota free global apparel business.Introduction to different section of clothing industry. Fully fashioned / Sweater (flat knitting). Industrial Engineer. 3. 2. Merchandiser. Knitwear & Sweater) Objectives: The professional program in apparel is designed for people who have already earned their first degree and are interested to build a career in any of the functional areas related to the clothing industry: Merchandising. 6. skill. 10. In this professional program students are able to specialize in chosen areas to meet the demands of their workplace or pursue their interest in consultation with academic advisors. Production Manager. 8. 3. Quality and Social Compliance. 8. finishing & printing.Diploma in Apparel Merchandising Apparel Merchandising (Woven. Students are prepared for careers as Quality Assurance Manager. Factory Manager and Compliance Manager. MODULE # 2 Fiber To Fabric 1. 1.Factory organogram. Production. 7. Non-woven fabric. Fabric dyeing. Textile testing. 12. 7. Pattern & Design. The participants will aware of high standard merchandising process and motivate to practice their professional education regarding apparel business in their real life situation. 5.Quick Response Merchandising. 5. 7. Industrial Garments Washing . Course Curriculum For Diploma in Apparel Merchandising First Semester MODULE # 1 Introduction to Clothing Industry 1. Textile fiber and yarn. Students can improve their knowledge.Responsibilities of merchandiser. Woven fabrics. 3. 2. 5. 6. 4. Cut and sewn knitwear fabrics. 4. 9. 2. 11.

Quality of trims & accessories. Introducing equipment and machine required for developing pattern & sample Standard measurement chart. 2. 24. 7. 5. 36. 28. 37. 22. Basic pants and variation. 17. Types of garment. 1. 7. Style variation. Garments Production: *Cutting section & it¶s activity. Introduction of pattern. 19. 2. 6. 9. 1. 3. Clothing Materials Basic concept of quality. 6. Grain line. 11. 15. . Quality controlling in every section. Defects prevention & rectification. Quality specification. Pattern and marker. 35. 38. 10. Zone classification of garments. Understanding purchase order sheet. Second Semester MODULE # 5 Pattern Development 32. 16. 14. 4. *Washing section & it¶s activity. Standard ways of measuring garments. 25. Trims & accessories used in garments. Care labeling MODULE # 4 Basic Concept Of Quality Control For Apparel 20. 23. 21. 2.shirts. 3. 1. 8. Marker making & efficiency. 12. 40. 5.MODULE # 3 Quality Controlling Of 13. 39. 27. 3. Defect in garments manufacturing process. 29. 18. 30. Basic shirt and variations. 34. 33. *Sewing section & it¶s activity. MODULE # 6 Work Study / Industrial Engineering / Garments Production 41. 31. Identification parts & points of garments. 4. quality control & quality assurance Standard organogram for quality control management Fabric defects and causes Fabric inspection. 26. Types of sample. Standards short terms for quality reporting. Levels of quality. T.

Useful productivity technique. Formula calculation implementation.Optimum working method. Line balancing. 56. 8. 58. 87. 53. How can you manage more WIP? Efficiency techniques. 45. Balancing for finishing floor. 91. Spec sheet analysis. 60. 74. 82. 68. 67. Improving process by work-study department. 70. 49. 64. 10.Flow chart analysis. 73.Introduction about plan.Production planning method. 13. Basic garments making. Adjustment plan. Different types of M/c & attachment. 12.Planning forecasting.. 3. line lay out.Plan layout. 85. efficiency practices. 17. 63.Tentative production plan. machinery plan. 71. 52. Improve method.Monthly production plan. 86.Basic term and terminology. Section flow grid.Sample plan. 48. 43. 72. *Finishing section & it¶s activity. 42. 76. 46. 78.Operation technical analysis. Sewing construction. 54. MST & PTS analysis. Lay out for cutting. 51.Working rating. cutting. 89. 7. Time study. 55. layout plans. 14. 18. man power planning.Material. 1. 84. Operation breakdown. Material utilization Line wise plan & target. 15.Organogram about planning department. How you fix target? Machinery plan. Operation analysis. 6. 65. Module # 7 Production Planning & Management 75. . 57. 4. Case study and implementation. 80. Operation bulletin making Basic garment operation. 83. Analysis chart for garments. 69. 47. 59. 88. Standard rating system. Flow chart. 11. 92. method study and motion study. 61. Line coding system. Introduction of work-study / Industrial Engineering. 5. sewing and finishing section. 50. 90. 16. 62. Work design.Flexible knowledge. 44. 77.Pre production plan. 66.Line wise target set up. 79. 2. Principle of motion economy. 81.

Knitwear & Sweater).Factory shipment planning. goal and action. 111. Pre-shipment Inspection. Fabric consumption and costing for garment (Woven. 107. 113. 33. 131. 34. MODULE # 9 Commercial. 25. 127. 97. 27.Material resource planning. Acceptable quality level. 130. 30. Quality control circle. 105. ISO 9000. Quality control tools & systems. 126. MODULE # 8 Total Quality Management System 112. 120.C personnel. 28. Customer satisfaction / Customer relationship management.Integrated plan. 37. 114.Inspection planning.Planning. Necessary papers & documents for shipment Mode of payment. Quality control flow chart.production report and executive plan. 118. cooperation & coordination. 31. 104. 19. 115. 129. 102. 133.Merchandising planning. 106. 117. 123. 128. 35. 124. 29.Time. Auditing in traffic light system. 101. 38. 121. production feedback. Freight calculation & transportation. 20.Store room planning 96. 119. 122. 99. Costing & Consumption 125.Planning for raw material.Order management against factory capacity. Shipment procedure. 5S system. Delegation. 103.PP meeting and details.Critical path for planning. . Finishing and packing.Production program planning. 22.Practice report and reporting system. Traffic light system. 32. Responsibilities of Q. 26. 110. International export / Shipping terms. 94. 116. 36. Commercial procedure in RMG trade. 134.Production adjustment plan. Preparing packing list. 108. 132.Operation wise plan. 98. 24. 109. 95. marker plans.Sourcing plan. 21.Exponential something planning. Supply chain management.93. Accessories consumption and costing for garment. 100.

137. Local labor law. 3. sound. Evacuation team. Machine guarding. 141. 4. Sanitary land fills system. MSDS. Salary sheet & pay slip module. 149. 144. Formation and requirement of various committees. Salary & OT calculation. Various Committees related to ESH. 9. Chemical spill control. Fire drill. Environmental. temperature requirement. 139. Fire fighting equipments. Environmental law. 136. EMS. Safety & Health (ESH) 1. 138. Fire fighter. Safety. 12. OSH Standards. 18. 19. 143. Procedure for monthly wages of worker and Piece rate worker. 10. Machine safety guarder. 142. Electrical safety. Policies related to ESH. Buttonhole knives. 147. 8. 17. Formation of First aid. Work space. Non Discriminatory. 146. AA1000. 13. ETI. Hazardous material disposal system. Non Abuse & Harassment. Code of conduct. 11. Earthquake drill. Wages. Idea on SA 8000. Light. Maternity benefit etc. 140. Non Retaliation. 14. Workers psychology. Fire safety. 148. 7. Formation of workers welfare forum. Grievance. Water treatment plant and its parameters.Third Semester MODULE # 10 Social Compliance Corporate Social Responsibility 135. Age verification module. 20. 5. 145. 16. Product Safety & Custom Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Course includes 1. 15. Policies (recruitment. and Tacking needle etc . Broken used needle used Cutting knives. 2. Sexual Abuse. PPE. Layout. Child Labor. Personal file module. 6. First Aid. WRAP. Disciplinary.

3. . Licenses. 5. Set up CTPAT & Internal security policy. Exit meeting. Case Study 1. 2. Production report etc) Fact finding. record. 3. Time card. Flow chart for change of needle. salary sheet. 2. Internship. 2. 6. Corrective action plan. Metal detector calibration and its recall system. MODULE # 11 Starting meeting procedure. Walk through procedure.control system. Workers interview procedure. Document checking procedure (Personal file. 4. Final project preparation & submission. 5. Store. Button pull test system. 4. Fusing pull test and recall system. Factory Auditing: 1.

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