This is course for anyone who wants to start a jewellery business - whether they want to be a designer, a maker, wholesaler or retailer - and is for those who are starting a new business venture. We will cover all aspects of running a business from health and safety to buying and selling, building your brand and finding your customers. By the end of the course, you will understand how this business works, the history and laws relating to hallmarking, how to cost a job and effectively organize your time so that you play to your own strengths.
Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older
Judy Head has established her own company, Head Creative Associates, as a specialist design and marketing business, dedicated to the needs of the fine jewellery industry. Their commissions vary from the development of a new brand identity to the preparation and delivery of visual merchandising training programmes. Judy has always allowed some time to teach, her preferred subject being that of business - how to operate as a freelance sole trader or set up a small business, how to find business, how to get paid and operate at a profit. Her website is www.headcreative.com