WorkInCulture has curated some tips and tools to help you with your business plan.

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Business Planning Basics

ELEARNING: Business Planning
Learn the basics of business planning, with a focus on the needs of a creative business. This course uses relevant examples, practical resources, and tips to get you started towards a successful future.

BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Beginning a Creative Entrepreneurship
with Snjezana Pruginic-Delgado
Are you an artist or creative professional interested in turning your art into a business? This workshop will give you a reflective understanding of the creative entrepreneur mindset and tangible tools in beginning your business journey. Acting as a first stepping stone into creative business you will gain an understanding of various business elements within a creative context and will explore your "creative business brand /identity."
Delivered March 2, 2017

BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Business Planning: Creating Opportunity
with Diane Davy
How does the business planning process help you create new opportunities and respond to those that come knocking on your door? Whether you have an existing plan or are in the planning stage, this webinar will help you focus on new ways of sustaining and growing your creative business.
Re-delivered June 21st, 2016

BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Business Planning: Creating Opportunity 
with Diane Davy
How does the business planning process help you create new opportunities and respond to those that come knocking on your door? Whether you have an existing plan or are in the planning stage, this webinar will help you focus on new ways of sustaining and growing your creative business.
Delivered February 29th, 2016

BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Plan for Success: Business Development for Artists
Artist and business-person Monica Schut provides practical advice to northern artists on growing a business to ensure its future success. In "Plan for Success", Monica helps participants reflect on the importance of planning, the features of self-employment in the arts, and how to get a good start.
Delivered in 2015
 

Exporting

BIZ SMARTS WEBINAR: Top 3 Things You Must Know When Exporting Art & Craft
with Sara Washbush
Ever wondered about exporting your craft internationally? This webinar by Sara Washbush will focus practical strategies to apply when exporting your art and craft.
Delivered October 19, 2016
 
PROGRAM: How To Sell Your Work Internationally
WorkInCulture teamed up with Craft Ontario to produce a series of video tips and resources to help artists and craftspeople prepare for exporting their work internationally.
 

Partnership Basics

QUICK TIPS:: Top Ten Tips for Successful Partnerships
QUICK TIPS:: Partnership Readiness Checklist
QUICK TIPS: Assessing Your Partnership