ILU107 - Business I

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Subject Title
Business I

Subject Description
This is the first of four business classes students will take in order to prepare them to be successful in the business of illustration. This course will prepare the student to: create a professional working environment, develop organizational skills (business forms, time management, financial planning, etc.), communicate, meet and discuss projects with clients, pricing, presentation techniques, and basic business bookkeeping and tax preparation.

Credit Status
Independent Illustration Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create a budget to establish a professional art studio.
2. Write a resume and letter of introduction.
3. Collect all information pertaining to projects for a client.
4. Establish/negotiate fees for work to be done.
5. Create organized work dockets.
6. Present finished projects.
7. Write an invoice for work completed.
8. Use a system to collect and organize expense receipts for tax preparation.

Essential Employability Skills
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.