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The SWORD SERIES is a collection of workshops that provide practical skills for the aspiring design business or store owner to ensure that you have what’s needed for running a successful venture.

The 3 hour workshops are interactive and are aimed at setting foundations for essential knowledge, while giving the opportunity to work within the group to have questions addressed.  Groups are small to ensure personal attention and to encourage participants to get to know one another.

The workshops are also affordably priced to encourage you to take as many as you feel you need in order to fill any gaps in your knowledge base.  In the future, events will encourage sharing of experiences and resources to grow a community of successful entrepreneurs.

We are offering topics that we feel are essential to starting and growing a successful business. If you’d like to see other topics offered- let us know!!

We’re agile so are usually able to put together something quite quickly- and we’re able to come into your company if you feel that you’d like us to do that.  Just ask and we’ll see what we can do.

The instructors leading the workshops are specialists in their fields. With years of industry experience, many of them are consultants so are familiar with working in varied situations and helping their clients tackle founding or growing pains. Some of them also teach at the best design schools in NYC.

**The calendar below shows our upcoming schedule. Check the WORKSHOPS page to see what we're offering and to purchase  a spot OR  click:**

All workshops take place at Grind in their NoMad location at 1216 Broadway at 30th St. The entrance is on 30th st between Fifth Ave & Broadway, on the South side of the street. We'll be on the 2nd Floor.

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