Business Skills for Creative Youth (18-25)

Do you want to make money from your art?

Are you between the ages of 18 and 25?

Are you currently not in school and not working?

If you answered YES to all of these questions, and you're motivated, Business Skills for Creative Youth is the right program for you!

This is an opportunity to participate in a series of workshops that will enable you to learn essential business skills and focus on your artistic career goals, as well as get group and personalized coaching and mentorship to enable you to gain visibility and start generating income from your art.

The Fall session runs from September 8 until December 1 and the deadline to submit your application is Sunday September 3 at 5PM.

Curious about this program and want to know more?

Join one of our information sessions at the YES Centre (666 Sherbrooke St. W., suite 700) on any of the following dates:

Monday August 21st 11am – 12pm
Thursday August 24th 6pm – 7pm
Wednesday August 30th 1pm – 2pm 


What will you get out of the Program? 

Business skills AND life skills!

Workshops:  Attend a series of workshops teaching essential business skills, financial literacy and other skills specifically geared to youth working in the arts. The workshops will include hands-on work sessions with a facilitator to accomplish the necessary steps to get your business rolling. Workshops take place every Friday from 1pm-3pm.

Coaching: Individual coaching to help you determine your unique path and your goals to enable you to earn an income within a timeframe. Individualized service to help you connect with mentors, sources of funding, and help you find sales opportunities, or launch your own products or services as a first stepping stone towards a long-term career. Group coaching and Peer-to-Peer Discussion takes place on Mondays 2:30pm – 4:30pm and you will get a 1-hour, one-on-one coaching session on Wednesdays (once every 2 – 3 weeks). There is some flexibility in the scheduling on one-on-one coaching. 
 And the opportunity to get your arts career off the ground! YES, you can do this! Apply today!

For more information you can also call 514-878-9788 ext 343.

For more information on this initiative, click here or call 514-878-9788 ext 343.