Professional Practice

Portfolio Prep



Turn Your Talent into a Business

This course is specifically designed to teach the fundamental business knowledge needed to turn creative skills and talent into a business. Students will learn how to design a business model, as well as understand the basics of marketing, including how to identify and reach potential customers both online and offline. We’ll look at different ways to price and sell products or services, touch on basic financials, and review how soft skills like networking can dramatically impact the success of your business. We’ll also touch on how to develop a brand, how to optimize a website, and ways to make the most of social media. We'll also look at how to identify risks, and avoid common business pitfalls and mistakes. This course gives you the tools you need to plan and start a successful business.This is an online course, however we will be meeting as a group for five classroom sessions. The information given during the classroom sessions will also be available online.

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Registration and withdrawal deadline: Sept 27, 2016

Course Code: 
 ESAR-0119 [Register Online]
Instructor:  Carolyn Crewe
Site:  ONLINE/P214, 1107 Marginal Road
Date / Time:
Thu, Oct 6-Dec 8th, 6:30-9:30pm (5 in-class sessions)
Classroom Session Dates:
  (5 sessions)
Classroom Site:
Tuition:   $250.00 + HST


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Contact us:
T 902 494-8185

Mailing Address:
5163 Duke Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 3J6

Office Address:
5163 Duke Street
4th Floor, Student Accounts
Halifax, NS

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am-4pm

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