Learn how to set your growing interior design business apart, work with others (clients and other professionals), and tweak operations to increase profitability.
This informative course – the second in a series of three - is led by an experienced practising interior designer and aims to help you to maximise the potential of your business, and to smooth and nurture relations with existing and future clients.
- The design process
- What does it mean to be a professional?
- Core skills & responsibilities
- Accounting, VAT, P&L
- Estimates, Invoices, Statements, Orders
- Budgeting and financial forecasting
- Making a profit
- Supplying FF&E
- Intellectual property and copyright
- Managing clients and employees
- Marketing and promotional activity.
This one-day course is the second in a series of three which can be taken separately but are designed to complement each other.
The other courses in this series are:
Setting up a Design Practice: (KLC Business Skills 1) is an introductory course covering the fundamental preparation required to support the physical, digital, administrative, regulatory, and promotional activities of a new design business.
Effective Project Coordination: (KLC Business Skills 3) looks in detail at the process of running and managing interior design projects specifically.
NOTE: The first course in this series is suited to both garden and interior designers, and may be led by a specialist from either discipline. Days 2 and 3 are more specific to interior design practice.