Welcome to a new model for art and design entrepreneurship.
Artscape’s Launchpad programs are the result of a decade of research recognizing that the struggle to sustain a career as an artist is intensifying. Programs will help you build a thriving career in today’s competitive, fast-paced marketplace. You’ll gain the skills to grow a successful business, and access a community of like-minded creatives to support you along the way.
The Creative Entrepreneurship Program
The most in-depth, flexible and personalized of Artscape’s Launchpad programs, the CEP supports creatives in building successful, sustainable businesses. The hands-on nature of the course lets you evolve your idea and start earning money while you learn. Break-out sessions and expert guest speakers supplement the curriculum, to deliver a solid foundation in business fundamentals, practical insights and an invaluable professional network for your future.
What you’ll get
• A comprehensive curriculum tailored to artists and designers
• The Creative Business Canvas - a lean and flexible business planning tool
• Insights and coaching from expert guest speakers
• Hands-on learning and break-out sessions in class
• Bonus! Your program fee includes a an Artscape Community Card, with discounts & benefits
• Bonus! Program graduates receive 20% off all Launchpad workshops
What you’ll learn
• Business models and growth planning strategies for success
• Financial management techniques and pricing strategies
• How to test ideas and reduce risk
• How to navigate taxation and legal responsibilities
• Methods to create and deliver value for customers
• Branding, marketing and communications skills
What you’ll gain
• Tools to simplify your administrative processes
• Guidelines for market expansion
• Loyal, enthusiastic customers
• Increased earnings
• Protection for your intellectual property
• A community of like-minded creative entrepreneurs
Your Facilitator: Steven Karpenko
Program Dates: June 19 - 23 (daily 9am-5pm)
Apply by: May 27
Tuition: $599 +HST
About Artscape Daniels Launchpad
Opening in 2018, Artscape Daniels Launchpad will be a one-stop art and design entrepreneurship hub, where creatives will have access to: a multi-disciplinary environment full of tools, equipment and technology; entrepreneurship programs & activities; and a marketplace of services, resources and opportunities.
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