Business Planning 101 | Business Sm(Arts) - Nia Centre for the Arts
Artistic & Professional Development

Business Planning 101 | Business Sm(Arts)


February 6 - 9, 2023


6:00PM - 8:00PM

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This two-part workshop series will allow participants to receive information on how to build a business plan.This workshop outlines four specific topics that will allow participants to begin the process of developing an artistic business; the first session will provide information on the below subject areas:  

1. Understanding Your Business (Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Goals)

2. Understanding and Engaging Your Customer / Audience

3. Finances (Expenses, Pricing, and Funding)

4. Your Process (Moving from Creation to Sales)

5. Understanding your Business Workflow

The second session will allow participants the opportunity to connect with a facilitator to receive feedback on one of the four subject outlines or their business framework outline. Participants will be able to work through one or more of the above areas of a business plan and return for feedback from the facilitator. Participants are encouraged to attend both sessions.

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This workshop is part of Left of Centre: Business Sm(Arts), a series of professional development workshops to help you gain the skills you need to fuel the entrepreneurial side of your artistic practice. To learn more about Business Sm(Arts) and register for workshops, click here.

About the Facilitator

Amoye Henry, MBA

Amoye Henry, MBA is an investor, author and strategist on a mission to scale growth-based businesses led by unique founders across four different continents. She has worked to secure millions in funding for tech entrepreneurs, start-ups, and innovation-driven organizations. She is the Co-Founder of Pitch Better Inc., a market-research firm that supports underrepresented founders. She is also a Co-Founder of AfroChic Inc. a conference built at the intersections of art and tech, which has platformed global talent such as Issa Rae, Erykah Badu, Jidenna, Wale, Teedra Moses and Wizkid. Amoye is the author of Don’t Panic, Pivot (2023) and Navigating Covid-19 (2020). Her writing covers topics such as entrepreneurship, economic growth, global business strategy and investment. Through her writing, she aims to provide comfort to high performing professionals looking to find balance. She lives between London, UK and Toronto, ON with her young family. Website | Instagram

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