Workshop

Creative Professional & Entrepreneur Community Workshops

2 professional development community workshops for designers, entrepreneurs and creative professionals working in advertising and communications.

Workshop: Setting up and Sustaining your Creative Practice

Learn how to set up a business, manage client relations, project manage, and effective promote and market yourself and your business.

If you've ever asked yourself the following questions, this is the right workshop for you:

  • How do I translate my design education into the "real world" skills?
  • How do I effectively sell my creativity?
  • How do I get new clients? How do I negotiate my contracts?
  • How do I start up and maintain my own business
  • What do I need to do to improve presentation skills?
  • What is project management and where do I find the right people to build my teams?

Workshop Details

  • $399 (~QR 1450)
  • 4-day workshop : Wednesday 1 June - Saturday 4 June, 12PM - 6PM
  • Includes: 3 days of lecture & group assignments + private 1-to-1 consultation on day 4

Workshop: Empowerment for Mid-level Creative Professionals

This workshop offers you an opportunity to pause and reflect on your career so far, to consider your values, strengths and needs.

If you've ever asked yourself the following questions, this is the right workshop for you:

  • How do I evaluate my professional progress and position myself in the creative industry?
  • How do I ensure personal and commercial growth
  • How do I plan my career?
  • What are the different career paths out there, and can I take them?
  • How do I tie my personal passions and interest into a successful business plan?

Workshop Details

  • $399 (~QR 1450)
  • 4-day workshop: Sunday 5 June - Wednesday 8 June, 2011, 12PM - 6PM
  • Includes: 3 days of lecture & group assignments + private 1-to-1 consultation on day 4

How to Pay

Pay securely online or pay in person at the VCUQatar Finance Office.

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About the workshops

These workshops are hosted by the VCUQatar Office of Alumni Affairs, and will be facilitated by Zelda Harrison.

Zelda Harrison works as a consultant with organisations, businesses, and community groups. She holds degrees in International Marketing and Fine Arts, and has worked in marketing and visual communications for 15 years. Zelda is based in Los Angeles, and is very active in a global network of designers, (AIGA, ICOGRADA), and manages the Centre for Cross-Cultural Design. Her workshop is designed to give communications professionals an awareness of opportunities and their potential for growth.

Refreshments and meals will be provided.

You'll also have the chance to meet fellow professionals living in Qatar. You will learn to strengthen your professional network - contacts that will be valuable long after the workshop is over.

Location

Room 390, VCUQatar Campus, Education City, Al Luqta Street, Doha

Terms and Conditions

  • Seats are limited and can only be reserved with full payment
  • Refunds can not be processed after the start of workshops
  • Refunds will incur a minimum $25 fee

More Information

Please contact the Alumni Office on (+974) 4402 0728 between 9am - 1pm or email salbuainain@qatar.vcu.edu if you have any questions about the workshops.

Date & Time

Wed / 1 Jun 2011 / 12:00pm

Entry

Paid - Ticket required

Location

Room 390, VCUQatar Campus