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YOUR GUIDE TO NAVIGATING THE FOUNDATIONS OF CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP.
YOUR GUIDE TO NAVIGATING THE FOUNDATIONS OF CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP.
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About the Session

Want to register your business but don't know where to start? This session will give you an overview of the different ways you can incorporate your business and what it means for how you operate the business. By the end of the session, you will:

  • Have a clear understanding of the different formations
  • Understand how they impact how your business operates
  • Have a better understanding of what formation might work best for your business
  • Understand some of the key elements of registering your business (articles of association, memorandum of associations, CIC36 Forms, etc.).
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So you've registered your business, but how do you stay on top of your finances? Led by Pelumi Lajuwomi, this session will help you get your finances in order, know what records to keep and how to prepare your tax returns. By the end of the session, you will:

  • Be aware of their financial responsibilities as a business owner or a freelancer
  • Have a guide on record keeping
  • Know some of the best practices for keeping your finances in check.
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There's no way around them but contracts are daunting! They can be hard for anyone outside of the legal industry but we want to try and make it a little easier for you to understand. We'll be breaking down some of the key terms in contracts you may have when working with brands as a content creator. By the end of the session, you will:

  • Understand the importance of having a contract in place when working with brands as a content creator.
  • Be aware of what it means to own and license intellectual property (IP)
  • Have an overview of some of the key terms in contracts with brands and what to look out for.
  • Know some of the best practices when negotiating these contracts and knowing what to ask your partners.
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We start getting into the more fun (though equally important) areas of getting your idea off the ground with this branding 101 session with Helen O'Brien. She'll be taking you through some of the key things to think about as you start piecing your business together. By the end of the session, you will:

  • Have a clear understanding of what branding means for and to your business
  • Have an overview of what the best practices are when starting to think about your brand
  • Be armed with steps to take to start building your brand.