LAUNCH Classes presented by Editor at Large and Boston Design Center

Join Editor at Large and the Boston Design Center for LAUNCH. Purchase tickets now at $125 per individual class or all three for $300 (select any date and then select tickets to purchase bundle.) 

Laying The Foundation: Client Management and Charging Strategies
November 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Instructor: Sean Low, Founder of The Business of Being Creative
You will learn:
• How to be of service to your clients, not in service
• Client management processes to implement through all phases of the relationship: from the first meeting to project installation
• What to charge, when to charge, and how to account for your time
• The pros and cons of various pricing structures

The Ins and Outs of Licensing 
January 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kate Verner, Founder of Kate Verner + Associates
You will learn:
• What licensing is, and where and how to seek out opportunities
• What a successful licensing deal includes and what a designer needs to know before signing an agreement
• The essential role Intellectual Property Law plays in licensing
• How to use licensing to raise your visibility and build a multifaceted design brand

Building Your Design Business
March 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Meg Touborg and Dennis Scully of Metworks Inc.
You will learn:
• What your firm’s values are and how to manifest them
• What design firms are doing it well
• How to build a unique map of your firm’s major touch points
• How to create an action plan identifying areas for improvement