The Creative Craft Enterprise Course is a comprehensive programme devised and delivered by business experts for designer makers, to help them create successful and sustainable businesses. Holts developed and have been delivering this course since last year in partnership with the Crafts Council.

The practical skills covered in the Holts Craft Enterprise Course include:

• Exploring how to Start and Run a Business

• Run a Business from Home

• Sole Traders and Partnerships – Essential Principles

• VAT Registration and Returns

• Basic Principles of Costing and Payment principles

• Business planning

• Sources of finance for the business

• Choose supplies and suppliers for your business

• Brand and Marketing

• Visual merchandising

• Understanding Your Market

• Develop a website for the Business

• Principles of online selling

• Negotiation and Influencing

• Deliver reliable customer service

Course: Level 3 Creative Enterprise

Start Date: 22nd January 2014

End Date: 9th April 2014

Days: Wednesday and Thursday

Time: 2pm – 5pm (22nd January 2014 – 20th February 2014) and 1pm – 5.30pm (26th February 2014 – 9th April 2014)

Location: Holts Academy Farringdon Road facilities in EC1

If you enrol before 21st January, Holts are able to offer this course for the amazing price of £999 (original price £2,350) and they are also willing to offer GoJD members a special offer of a further £100 discount on this already discounted price. Holts also offer payment plans and student loans. Call Holts on 0207 405 0197 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss this. Limited spaces remain on this course, so book early to avoid disappointment!

“This course is great, I am learning great business skills. I am learning from the other students as well as the expert tutors, I would definitely recommend this course”. Deborah Glasgow - BiblosGlasgow

“I am really enjoying this course, I am learning about how to set up a business, how it works on a day to day basis. I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to improve their business skills”. Anisha Mistry - AnemiDesign

****Members of the GoJD can obtain an extra £100 discount on this course - login to the GoJD website using your password and click here to claim your discount****

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