The Entrepreneurial Hustle for Creatives

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: ARTS.4600; Last Offered: Summer 2020;

Course Description

This course explores how students can advance and maintain sustainable creative careers with a combination of freelance clients, developing business and entrepreneurship opportunities, how to grants and how to the public request for proposals process. Through class presentations, discussions, research, and related assignments, this course provides an overview as of the components needed to be successful in today's art market. Topics include the Artist and Designer as Entrepreneur, setting up our own business, Live/Work Income and Expenses, Reputation and Recognition, Goal Setting, Creating your own Opportunities, Specific Markets and Marketing skills, Legal & Contract Issues, and Fundraising.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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