Business Essentials for Photographers Certificate Program

San Jacinto College has established a program designed to give participants a solid foundation in the concepts, tools, and techniques required for becoming a self-employed professional photographer. San Jacinto College’s comprehensive certificate program is geared toward new and emerging photography studios and photographers who are seeking guidance in essential business and marketing skills. You will work on business and financial aspects of setting up a photography studio, financial and legal requirements for starting a photography business, personal skills and attributes needed for succeeding as a professional, hiring helpers/employees, pricing for profitability, and building a business image.

CEUs: 8.8

Duration: 88hrs

Cost: $700

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone who wants to learn business essentials for photography

PREREQUISITE

None


CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for this certificate, complete three workshops.

MODULES (click on title for more information)
Class Schedule

Starting a Business in Photography
Photography Business Intermediate
Photography Business Advanced

OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and components of business essentials principles for photographers
  • Explain the importance of following proven business concepts
  • Identify the importance of utilizing each of the essential principles in coordinated unison to build a solid business foundation
  • Relate each of the essential principles to his/her present contemplated business plan

CONTACT THE COORDINATOR

David Lewis  david.lewis@sjcd.edu  281-542-2061