Business Excellence Masterclass

Master the finer points of creative business fundamentals

Our part-time, live Business Excellence Masterclass programme is an immersive 3 week learning experience. With a learn-by-doing approach, the live sessions with our Academy Professor Tonia Reid will unlock your business’s potential and help you reach your goals.

During the course, you’ll understand the fundamentals of finding your ideal client, selling yourself and then managing the project to a successful completion.


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Module 1 / Leads
How will you find your ideal customer?

Module 2 / Proposals & Contracts
How will you turn that ideal customer into a paying customer?
What will be the financial and legal parameters of the work you will do for them?

Module 3 / The Creative Brief
In terms of design, how is this project going to be different from another?

Module 4 / Project Management
How to effectively manage projects and people so that you can deliver a high-quality product/service on time and on budget.

Module 5 / Finances
How will you track your finances and ensure you are allocating funds for things like growth and taxes?

Module 6 / Troubleshooting Managing conflict with customers and PITA clients

"If anyone is looking to upgrade their design skills or biz practices, I highly recommend you check out the Rocketspark Academy - best value for money short course I've completed in a long time, and Professor Tonia was outstanding!"

Anita Burgess
Wainui Creative

Why Rocketspark Academy?

Small class sizes

With small class sizes, each and every moment counts. It’s the best environment to learn from and collaborate with other amazing creatives.

One on one time with a tutor

Bookable slots that fit around you and a chance to deep dive with an expert. Get personalised advice from someone that's been there before.

Contextual curriculum

Our course content is created and curated by creative professionals for creatives. Business and creative learnings that apply directly to you & your business.

Experienced tutors

Delivered by Tonia Reid & Sarah Marshall, our tutors and course creators are all legends in their field, drawing on decades of design & business knowledge.

Schedules that suit your life.

All of our courses are part time, weekly. Tune in live or catch up on-demand. With a range of courses of different lengths, choose the right course for you.

"Rocketspark Academy was a great investment. Being able to collaborate with other creatives in the same space as me was invaluable. With the course being led by someone who’s been there and learned the lessons, I took away real learnings that I apply to my business every day. "

Katherine Holland
KHD Studio


You won't regret it

Register your interest below and the Rocketspark Academy team will be in touch to discuss the course with you.

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