The Jewellery Business Explained

For anyone setting out on a career or academic studies related to the jewellery industry, finding out about the scope and scale of the industry is difficult.  This short course is aimed particularly at such individuals or possibly those contemplating a career switch, or even those already in the industry wanting to learn more...

Taught by: Judy Head.

Description

For anyone setting out on a career or academic studies related to the jewellery industry, finding out about the scope and scale of the industry is difficult.  This short course is aimed particularly at such individuals or possibly those contemplating a career switch, or even those already in the industry wanting to learn more.  The content of the course will reveal many unseen and unknown aspects of the jewellery business from market stall to luxury brands. Your lecturer, Judy Head, has many years in the business, from sales to marketing, including a distinguished career with De Beers and now running her own design and marketing company specialising in jewellery, silverware and the arts. By the end of the course you will understand:The current industryThe scope and scale of the current UK jewellery industry in an international contextThe career options available and potential areas of employmentThis course is suitable for people new to the industry who would like to pursue a career in the industry either as an employee or running their own jewellery business. It does not prepare you for a job in the industry but will give you a good idea of your options and a starting point for your research.

Tutor information

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


Materials

Please bring with you to this course:

  • a notebook
  • pens
  • any samples or images of jewellery you like or admire

Details for booking

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