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Business Skills for Designers - Effective Project Co-ordination

KLC School of Design
Course summary
Professional Training
1 day
125.96 GBP

Course description

Business skills for Designers - Effective project co-ordination 1 day workshop

business skills, business skills for designersAs many employed designers have aspirations to set up their own business, KLC Design School has developed three sequential one-day workshops, which can be taken individually or together, to assist those designers who wish to do so.

Effective project co-ordination is an intensive one-day course,designed to provide an overview of the practicalities of managing and methods of communication required to co-ordinate a small project successfully.

Implementing a project requires skill, organisational ability and diplomacy, and allthough most medium to large projects will demand a Project Manager, most designers need to be able to co-ordinate small projects that cannot justify the expense of a Project Manager. In this business skills for designers course delegates will gain an understanding of detailed specification and clear ordering procedures, together with advice on how to co-ordinate contractors will ensure the smooth running of a project.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those who have been employed as a designer in the industry and who wish to set up and run their own professional interior or garden design studio. Suitable for both interior and garden design students.

This course can be taken individually, or together with the other Business Skills for Designers courses:

»  Business Skills for Designers - Setting up a design practice

»  Business Skills for Designers - Running a profitable design practice

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion of this course students will achieve the prestigious KLC Certification.

Course Content

In this Business Skills for Designers practising professional designers will give advice, address individual concerns, together with anecdotal evidence, on:  

  • Sequence of a design project
  • Preparation
  • Responsibilities of people involved
  • Legal and technical information
  • Designs and product information
  • Schedules of works and specifications
  • Budgeting
  • Tendering and contracts
  • Ordering
  • Implementation of programme
  • Installation
  • Completion and evaluation


The total cost of this course is: £148.00 (inc VAT) and includes all the materials required on drawing courses.

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KLC School of Design

KLC School of Design is part of West Dean College of Arts and Conservation and specialises in teaching interior and garden design from short courses up to BA (Hons) both on site in our teaching studios at Chelsea Harbour, London...

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5th Floor Design Centre East, Chelsea Harbour
SW10 0XF London

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