Executive Education programmes at Sotheby’s Institute of Art offer art professionals and career changers the opportunity to reach new levels of business management within the art world.
Aligned with the Institute’s hands-on approach, participants gain the latest thinking in business management in the art world via lectures, case studies and visits to leading galleries. Invited speakers include both academic and business school faculty and renowned business leaders in the field. The faculty require advanced preparation from course participants for specific sessions in order to be equipped for the non-stop week of presentations, workshops, case studies, panel discussions and visits.
These unique courses attract participants from around the world who are committed to strengthening their business skills and embracing the constant changes to the ecosystem. The participants develop a valuable international network which often translates into shared artists and exhibitions and other business initiatives.
This five-day course provides practical training in starting an art gallery today. The intensive course addresses art market dynamics and the technicalities of establishing a business, including legal, financial and operational aspects, as well as key issues in growing a business. Guided by gallery founders and directors, participants have the opportunity to build valuable relationships and networks in the art world.
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, Art Consultant Christopher Baer
, Director of Finance, Ben Brown Fine Arts Stuart Beeby
, Worldwide Head of Logistics, Sotheby’s Serena Fokschaner
, Freelance Journalist
Dr. Tim Hunter
, Director, Gurr Johns Dr. Joseph Lampel
, Professor of Strategy, Cass Business School Dr. Henry Lydiate
, The Henry Lydiate Partnership Vivek Mehan
, Trainer, Associate AWTC Ltd Peter Osborne
, Director, Osborne Samuel Gallery Anders Petterson
, Founder and Director, ArtTactic Scott Reyburn
, Art Market Editor, Bloomberg News Dr. Iain Robertson
, Head of Art Business Studies, Sotheby’s Institute of Art Mike Slocombe
, Website Designer, Internet Consultant and Author Sarah Thelwall
, Consultant and Strategist in the Art Market and Creative Industries
Dr Neil Wenman
, Director, Hauser and Wirth Gallery
, Creative Director, Masterpiece London Click here for the speakers’ bios (PDF).
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