Creative Entrepreneurship Program

Grow a sustainable business from your creative practice

The Creative Entrepreneurship Program is a one-of-a-kind,  in-depth, flexible and personalized course to support artists and creative professionals in building successful, sustainable creative businesses. The hands-on nature of the course means you can evolve your business idea and start earning money from your new business while you learn.

At the end of the program, you will have a solid foundation in business fundamentals, practical insights gleaned from one-on-one coaching and an invaluable professional network for your business or organization's future.

What you’ll get:

  • Curriculum tailored to artists and creative professionals
  • The Creative Business Canvas - a lean and flexible business planning tool
  • Expert guest speakers working in the creative sector
  • A professional network of creative entrepreneurs


  • Your program fee includes a an Artscape Community Card, which provides a free Flex Studio Membership at Artscape Youngplace, and discounts on residencies at Artscape Gibraltar Point.
  • Program graduates receive 20% off all Artscape Launchpad workshops

What you’ll gain:

  • Knowledge of how to test ideas and risk-reduction in start-ups
  • Business models and planning for growth
  • Insight into designing, pricing, launching and selling products and services
  • Knowledge of how to create and deliver value for loyal, enthusiastic, paying customers
  • Branding, marketing and communications skills
  • Business administration, intellectual property and financial management know-how
  • Knowledge of legal, taxation and other governmental responsibilities
  • Business acumen for both for-profit and not-for-profit creative work

Next Session: Weekly full-day classes on Fridays, March 24 - May 5 (break week for Easter on April 14).

Program Tuition: $599+HST

Place: All classroom sessions will be held at Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street, Toronto


Skills Category: Administrative
Course Start Date: Mar 24, 2017
Course End Date: May 05, 2017
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street, Toronto
Cost: 599
Course Provider: Artscape Launchpad
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How to Register:

Apply online by February 20, 2017 to:

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