We provide business development guidance and support for professional artists as well as maker-based, design-focused start-up entrepreneurs. Our goal is to apply design thinking to make lives better, create richer cultural experiences and bring leading-edge innovations to market.
Do you dream of working for yourself after graduation? Are you interested in commercializing your major research project? Would you like to develop some business skills to ensure the success of your future professional practice?
Whether you’re just curious about self-employment or determined to build a successful business, we can help.
Contact OCAD U’s Research Office to disclose your research findings and to discuss commercialization strategies.
Do you wish it were easier to manage your professional practice? Could you use a refresher course to help market your services more effectively? Do you need design talent for your expanding team?
OCAD U’s Office of Continuing Studies offers a business certificate for creative sector professionals in addition to its many studio and technical courses. Register today to brush up your creative business skills.
If you’re interested in adding a designer to your team, the Talent Network is the place to find an OCAD U student or alumnus with exactly the skills you need.