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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 are tailored specifically with creatives in mind, and offer project-based learning to 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 creative professionals 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

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

Program Dates: August 14-18 (Daily 9am-5pm)
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive, Toronto ON M1P 4N7 (McCowan Road and Ellesmere Road)
Application Deadline: August 7
Program Tuition: $599 +HST

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