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Art Of Managing Your Career Intensive – Indigenous Perspectives

Oct 11, 2018
Oct 14, 2018

The Art of Managing Your Career Intensive – Indigenous Perspectives is a fast-paced course that provides an overview of many of the practical skills you need to grow and manage your arts career.

For Indigenous artists working in any artistic discipline, this four-day course covers both business and cultural topics, including:
• Indigenous Ways of Being, Learning and Doing
• Cultural Mapping
• Business Plan Development
• Finances for Artists
• Project Planning
• Preparing a Portfolio
• Promoting Yourself

Lunch will be provided.
Each participant will also receive two follow-up coaching sessions with professional lifestyle coach Jessica Dumas, after the initial course to keep you motivated and on-track!

Yvette Hawkes, CCP
Yvette Hawkes (Métis) is a Winnipeg-based freelance Visual Artist specializing in custom mixed media artwork and acrylic paintings. She has started and sold two companies, and was recognized as a finalist for the 2013 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. When she’s not creating, Yvette is a Business Coach and Trainer for the YMCA-YWCA Self Employment Program (SEP), plus a Partner and Senior Researcher at McCarthy Hawkes Consulting.

Guest Instructor and Follow Up Coach Jessica Dumas
Jessica Dumas is an Indigenous Professional Lifestyle Coach, Speaker, Influencer and President of Jessica Dumas Coaching & Training, with all-inclusive experience in executive coaching, group facilitation, and training, conflict resolution, and mediation, social media marketing, customer service training, program development, and management, professional speaking and community leadership. Jessica was recognized for as a finalist in the CBC’s ‘Top 40 Manitoban’s under 40’ for 2015 and the ‘2017 Future Leaders of Manitoba’. Her volunteer contributions have gained her wide respect within Manitoba while serving two years, as Chair of the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce, and currently serves as an executive member of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and Winnipeg Mayor’s Indigenous Advisory Circle.
$120 Members of Creative Manitoba, $160 Non-Members, Financial Assistance Available


October 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am
October 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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204 927-2787


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