A short course in business skills will be presented by Sydney TAFE, Ultimo College in June. This free program is designed for professional artists in the performing arts – independent dance artists, musicians, actors. It will be presented by experienced industry and training professionals.
The course has been devised with the Creative Arts (ACFIPS) NSW Industry Training Advisory Body, It has been developed in response to industry calls for tailored business training in arts business and marketing.
Enrollments are required by 20 May, and places are limited, so book now to secure your place, details below.
Build Your Own Arts Business – Free Short Course for arts professionals
Sydney TAFE, Ultimo College from 30 May
Course Outline – 6 days over 6 weeks
This practical course is divided into 3 x 2 day topic areas, and will be held on Mondays 9am – 4pm.
The first day will explore the course content with time spent getting ready to then meet again the next week to share practical plans and strategies to build your Arts business.
Each topic can be completed independently or you can do all 3 topics. Completion of the course will count towards achieving competencies in the Certificate IV in Business. Assessment will be conducted in class.
The course 3 x 2 day topic areas are:
- BUSINESS BASICS: 30 May & 6 June How to get your art business started – the nuts and bolts! Understand how to create your Business Plan.
- MARKETING BASICS: 20 June & 27 June What is arts marketing, what is your product, defining your vision and devising a Marketing Plan. We will also explore the best way to use social media to promote your arts business
- CUSTOMERS: 4 July & 11 July Who are your potential diverse clients, communicating and partnering with your clients to win business, build trust and business networks Connecting with your community base and strategic partners to sustain your enterprise or project
Upon successful completion of each topic area, you will receive a Statement of Attainment with the following units of competency:
BSBSMB305 – Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business
BSBSMB304 – Determine resource requirements for the micro business
BSBSMB302 – Develop a micro business proposal
BSBSMB403 – Market the small business
BSBSMB307 – Set up information and communications technology for the micro business
BSBCUE203 – Conduct customer engagement
BSBCUS401 – Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBCUS402 – Address customer needs
Enrolments for Business Basics required by 20 May
For more information contact:
Phil at Sydney TAFE (02)92174811, or
Helen O’Moore at ACFIPS 0402 201 863 email [email protected]
To find out more about courses at TAFE NSW you can visit their website at: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/