Business Start Up - BEIL0017

Faculty: Built Environment

School: Industrial Design Program

Course Outline: Built Environment

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 96 unit of credits completed

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course offers those intending to start up their own creative business an understanding of the essential business requirements for setting up and running a small creative enterprise. Students will learn how to communicate with other disciplines and understand what other disciplines do, understand the practical, legal and organisational aspects of running a professional design practice. It will teach basic business skills, what business structure to adopt, how to produce a marketing strategy, write a design brief for the client, present a fee proposal and how to invoice for the various design activities. It is practical and outcome orientated and at the successful conclusion the student should be able to open the doors to their business.

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