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The Art of Managing Your Career

E-learning Package

The E-learning Package for The Art of Managing Your Career includes: access to all 5 E-learning online courses, the printable PDF versions of the Guide, the full set of Discipline Enhancements and the Competency Chart.

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Get the skills you need to manage the business side of your career with these E-learning online courses

Each of the 5 courses has been created by professionals to help further the careers of artists and workers with the real world business knowledge they need to succeed. The Art of Managing Your Career courses feature practical exercises, which you can print off..

The Art of Managing Your Career

E-learning Package for The Art of Managing Your Career

Includes all 5 E-learning courses plus printable PDF versions of:

  • the Guide
  • all 8 Discipline Enhancements
  • the Competency Chart
 
The Art of Managing Your Career - Course 1: The Culture Biz

Course 1: The Culture Biz

Individual course - does not come with the PDFs included with the complete E-learning Package

 
The Art of Managing Your Career - Course 2: The Art of Self-Promotion

Course 2: The Art of Self-Promotion

Individual course - does not come with the PDFs included with the complete E-learning Package

 
The Art of Managing Your Career - Course 3: The A to Z of Project Management

Course 3: The A to Z of Project Management

Individual course - does not come with the PDFs included with the complete E-learning Package

 
The Art of Managing Your Career - Course 4: Money – Keeping Track

Course 4: Money – Keeping Track

Individual course - does not come with the PDFs included with the complete E-learning Package

 
The Art of Managing Your Career - Course 5: You and the Law

Course 5: You and the Law

Individual course - does not come with the PDFs included with the complete E-learning Package

 

The Art of Managing Your Career (The Guide)

To complement the E-learning courses, you will also receive the PDF version of The Art of Managing Your Career for quick and easy reference as you go through the online training. The 187 pages of the 5 chapters mirror the courses, reinforcing what you are learning online.

  • Chapter 1: The Culture Biz
    • How do I establish my career goals?
    • What is a business plan?
    • How do I shape my career goals and business plan into a career strategy?
  • Chapter 2: The Art of Self-Promotion
    • What constitutes an effective promotional package?
    • How can I economically promote my work?
  • Chapter 3: The A to Z of Project Management
    • How can I get organized?
    • How do I write a successful proposal?
    • Where else can I find financial support?
    • How do I develop an action plan?
  • Chapter 4: Money - Keeping Track
    • How do I prepare and administer a budget?
    • How does self-employment differ financially from employment?
    • How do I handle income tax?
  • Chapter 5: You and the Law
    • How do I establish and enforce contracts?
    • How do I protect my copyright?
    • How do I resolve a legal dispute?

Discipline Enhancements

Career advice for your discipline

Discipline Enhancements

CHRC has created discipline specific documents to enhance The Art of Managing Your Career. The eight enhancements offer information, resources, tips and pitfalls and links to relevant web sites.

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Craft

Dance

Digital Media

Film and Television

Music

Theatre

Writing

Visual Arts


Competency Chart

Assess your skills

Competency Chart

To efficiently manage your career as a self-employed artist and/or cultural worker, you should be able to:

  • Envision and develop your career strategy
  • Create a business plan and market your art/creation/work/products
  • Manage a project
  • Manage resources
  • Manage financial affairs
  • Manage legal matters
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate personal competencies