SMart has no courses to offer spring 2019 – but keep an eye on our webpage and on social media for fall 2019’s program!

Earlier program:

SMart intensive course in arts project administration 2018

Time: 3 hours

Place: Anywhere

Bring your own computer

Smart offers a 3 hour intensive course in project management for students and active artists / project leaders/ cultural producers  who plan do  freelance work, start a project as individual or as a group, create a dance/theatre/circus company or apply for funding for an arts or culture project. The course is available for beginners or for those who have already worked in projects. The course offers hands on tools for managing everything from local to international projects, from festivals to single performances, projects with 1 to 10 or more people. As well as this we also go through invoicing for freelance work, VAT (moms) and how to price your own work. Our course leaders are experienced producers and artists who specialize in project management and cultural funding as well having worked as freelance artists themselves.

In the course we go through

How to do a project budget (workshop)
What do you need to consider in a arts funding application
What do you give yourself and others in your project a salary
Manage different types of costs; travel, per diems, materials, invoices
Contract writing; national and international
How to run an international collaborative arts project with participants from many countries

At the end of the course, all participants will be able to (through SMART Production House digital platforms);

Apply for different types of arts funding
Manage and create an project budget for your art project
Pay salaries to yourself and other project participants
Know how to handle costs in your project
Know about VAT and what can be deducted and save money for your project
Manage international collaborations
Have access to a qualified economist with experience in cultural projects
Submit financial report to Smart

The goal of this intensive course is that after 3 hours all participants will have the tools required to handle a professional art or cultural project as well as day to day practical tools for invoicing, contracts etc .

The Smart course can be hosted by collages, universities, hubs and organizations for professional practitioners in art and culture and be presented on-site or at our offices at Södermalm in central Stockholm. For more information and price quotes contact us at