Request for Proposal: 5 Session Retail + Merchandising Workshop Series

Request for Proposal: 5 Session Retail + Merchandising Workshop Series

Hello! ProsperUS Detroit is looking to launch a new workshop series focused on Retail + Merchandising to educate and empower participants for business in retail. Proposals should include a clearly defined subject and outcome.

The first ProsperUS Detroit workshop series of this kind was launch Fall of 2017 by Nick George of Dr. Sushi, a pop-up food consultant who guided participants through the process of planning, promoting, and presenting a pop-up food event. The final project resulted in participants putting into action what they had learned and leveraging new connections to host their own unique events.

ProsperUS Detroit is seeking an ambitious instructor to lead such a series: Five (5) in-class sessions over a period of ten (10) weeks, held on weekdays from 6-8 PM at a TBD location within the city of Detroit (we have community partner sites to recommend if needed). 

Instructor compensation is based on a fixed rate of $50 per hour.

In addition to ten (10) hours logged during the total class time, each of the maximum 12 participants will be granted two (2) 1-on-1 hours w the instructor throughout the cohort to work out their individual growth plans.

Total instructor compensation will range from $1,500 – $1,900 based on class size.

Proposals must include the following:
  • Curriculum outline including intended outcomes for each session
  • Instructor resume + biography relating to workshop series topic
  • Day of week preference
  • Location Preference

Send to: Chris Butterfield, Small Business Advisor

Proposals due on May 4, 2018!

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