This series is designed to help designers with entrepreneurial ambitions learn and embrace the “hard skills” of running a small business. Most creatives shy away from finance or have ideas that “someone else will do that for me.” Sound like you? Great! This coursework is designed for those without a background in business or finance but are creative, independent and entrepreneurial-minded.
The coursework is presented in two tracks: Pre-launch and Operating. Pre-launch coursework introduces designers to the legal and financial tools that will get their fashion lines to market. Operating coursework assists designers selling into markets gain knowledge and tools to bring their company to the next level.
No business experience is necessary however; a creative mind, an independent spirit and entrepreneurial ambitions are prerequisites!