Special Topics: Design Entrepreneurship

DESMA X 479.8B

Learn the business side of design. Position yourself, target your interests & strengths, and prepare your portfolio & communications toward select design markets.

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Winter
In-Person
Starting at $759.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
2.7

What you can learn.

  • Learn the business side of design
  • Position yourself and target your portfolio and communications toward select design markets
  • Explore freelance best practices and scoping opportunities in the vast market of design
  • Gain exposure to industry professionals to understand first hand where the demand is for talent in the design field

About this course:

Design finds and solves problems. It is at the intersection of art and business, and the successful designer knows how to navigate between the two. Design is a vast field, and successful designers learn to target toward their interest and strengths in order to thrive. In this class, students learn to position themselves, target their portfolios and communications toward select design markets, and learn the business side of design. Topics include freelance best practices, scoping opportunities in the vast market of design, positioning yourself to have a strong voice in targeted markets, and exposure to industry professionals to understand firsthand where the demand is for talent in the design field.
Prerequisites
Core DCA courses Design Fundamentals, Color Methodologies, Typography, and Adobe suite or equivalent experience. 

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Pash
384011
Fee:
$759.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes
Two meetings to be arranged.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2022
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jan 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Jan 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Jan 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Jan 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Jan 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Feb 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Feb 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Feb 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Feb 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Mar 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Mon Mar 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

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