Workshop Series by SIMDA

By Salim Rajani, SIMDA

A popular Japanese strategy, that ‘if people are educated enough, then they will automatically recognize issues and work for the improvement’. Considering the need of specialized trainings, the Series of Workshops have been arranged by SIMDA to enhance knowledge, efficiency, productivity and aligning working methodology of Woven/Knitted/Denim Garments, Home Textile Made-ups, Terry Towel Industries and Buying Agencies.

Details and Course Outlines are described below:

1) Advancements in Quality Control & Assurance Practices

Every participant need to bring Inline Inspection Reports ( min 8 ) and Final Inspection Report of an Order

Important Feature: Cost Calculator of Re-work and Re-inspections

Industry/Agency Survey to be conducted before Workshop Program

Two Days Workshop Program (On Sat April 18 (6:00-9:00pm) and Sun April 19 (3:00-6:30pm), 2009

2) Modern Merchandising and Order Management Techniques

Two Days Workshop Program (On Sat April 25 (6:00-9:00pm) and Sun April 26 (3:00-6:30pm), 2009

(Every participant need to bring Order specification sheets of any order)

3) Labor Productivity and Literacy Program

(For the change in mindset and attitude of Production Worker)

On Sunday May 3, 2009 b/w 11:00am – 4:00pm including Lunch OR can be arranged at factory premises

Industry Survey to be conducted before Workshop Program

List of Industries / Buying Agencies participated in previous programs:

Star Denim Pvt Ltd, Adamjee Textile, Textile Instinkt, Shaheen Knitwear, Al-Abbas Garments, Aziz Sons Textile, Grace Knitwear, Nakshbandi Textiles, Cambridge Garments, Homestead, Yarn Tex, Franco, Medson, SGS Pakistan, Standard Textile, Sajid Textile, Lucky Tex, KAM International, AMS Buying Services, TIP Students.

SIMDA

Saliraj Industrial Management and Development Alliance

Aga Khan Community Centre Salimahabad Block J, No 12, Federal-‘B-Area, Block 14, Karachi, Pakistan.

Contact #: 0321-8209973, email: simda@cyber.net.pk

Course Outlines of all above three (3) Workshop Programs:

Advancements in Quality Control & Assurance Methodologies

(Every participant need to bring Inline Inspection Reports ( min 8 ) and Final Inspection Report of an Order)

Important Feature: Cost Calculator of Re-work and Re-inspection

1. Scope, Functions and Complexity of Quality Divisions
2. New Developments and concepts in the field of Quality.
3. Advance and effective Inline Quality Monitoring Technique (Every participant need to bring Inline inspection reports (min 8 ) and final inspection report of an order).
4. QC Grading and Performance Evaluation methodology
5. Cost of Quality – Cost Calculator of Re-work and Re-inspection (How it creates losses?)
6. Useful strategies and tips for day to day working improvement.
7. Operational Inspection Procedures (Lacking & Pitfalls) of a Quality Division.
8. Overview on Product Lab Testing, Oeko Tex Standards, Sanfor Certification, Stages of Woven and Knits Fabric Processing and Finishing.
9. Case Studies
10. ‘Evaluate your Quality Division’ – Activity for system improvement.

Program Details:

* Date & Timings: Two Days Workshop Program (On Sat April 18 (6:00-9:00pm) and Sun April 19 (3:00-6:30pm), 2009)
* Fee: Rs. 1,800/- per participant

* Notes with additional reading material will be provided.
* Program will include Multimedia Slideshow presentation, activities and interactive session.
* Certificate and Photograph ceremony at the end of the program.
* High tea and refreshment during each session
* Venue: Pakistan Institute of Professional Sciences, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.
* For Registration, send us an email contains participant’s names, designation and contact numbers. Fees to be submitted at our registration desk.

Industry Survey before Workshop Program (Optional):

A survey of quality division will be conducted at factory or agency premises to identify problems. According to which necessary recommendations and corrective action plans will be included in the program. Additional cost Rs 2,500/- will be charged for the survey.

2) Modern Merchandising and Order Management Techniques

(Bring Order specification sheets of any shipped order)

1)   Responsibilities and complexity of Merchandising in Woven Garments, Denim Garments, Knitted Garments, Home Textile Made-ups, Terry Towel and Buying Agencies.

2)   Types and scope of Merchandising Worldwide (i.e. Visual Merchandising & Retail Merchandising etc).

3)   Dealing with Customers and business building strategies.

4)   Ways of follow-up, coordination and conflict resolution

5)   Methodology for Order Studying, Planning and Execution.

6)   Developing a productive and realistic Time and Action Plan and Production follow-up chart.

7)   Some useful Merchandising tools and tactics for day to day working

8)   Operational Procedures (Lacking & Pitfalls) of a Merchandising department.

9)   Case studies on ‘Merchandising Modals and reasons of Failure in an industry’

10) Brief overview on technical concepts with pictures i.e. Oeko Tex Standards, Sanforization Certification, Spectrophotometer, Fabrication processes and Lab testing.

11) ‘Evaluate your Merchandising Division’ – Activity

Program Details:

* Date & Timings: Two Days Workshop Program (On Sat April 25 (6:00-9:00pm) and Sun April 26 (3:00-6:30pm), 2009)
* Fee: Rs 1,800/- per participant

* Notes with additional reading material will be provided.
* Program will include Multimedia Slideshow presentation, activities and interactive session.
* Certificate and Photograph ceremony at the end of the program.
* High tea and refreshment during each session
* Venue: Pakistan Institute of Professional Sciences, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.
* For Registration, send us an email contains participant’s names, designation and contact numbers. Fees to be submitted at our registration desk.

3) Labor Productivity and Literacy Program

(For the change in mindset and attitude of Production Worker)

1. Responsibilities of a worker, operator and quality checker
2. Overview on entire Fabric and Garments Manufacturing processes
3. Role of an Operator in achieving product quality
4. Work Ethics, Motivation, Team work and obeying Instructions
5. Operator’s evaluation system to increase competition
6. Increasing work efficiency and productivity
7. Environment cleanness and safety

Program Details:

* Date & Timings: On Sunday May 3, 2009 b/w 11:00am – 4:00pm
* Fee: Rs 600/- per participant
* Lunch will be served.
* Notes will be in Urdu Language.
* Program will include Multimedia Slideshow presentation, activities and interactive session.
* Certificate and Photograph ceremony at the end of the program.
* Venue: Pakistan Institute of Professional Sciences, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.
* For Registration, send us an email contains participant’s names. Fees to be submitted at our registration desk.

Industry Survey before Program (Optional):

A survey of Production division will be conducted to understand labor problems. The course content will be focused and based upon the findings. Additional cost Rs 2,500/- will be charged for the survey.

Location Map of Registration Office to submit fees:

If coming from Aaisha Manzil, come straight towards water-pump chowrangi, take a U Turn from the signal. There is a famous Mohammadi Sheermal House on left hand side corner, take a left turn.  After few steps, on the right hand side, you will find Salimahabad Community Colony. Enter in the colony and take left turn when building ends. Come forward and on right front corner the office is situated.