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This intensive course addresses key issues of business practice within the art world such as: strategy, marketing, financial management and operations, as well as governance and leadership.  Aligned with the Institute’s ‘hands-on’ approach, participants gain the latest thinking in business management via lectures, case studies and practical sessions. Speakers include both faculty and renowned business leaders in the field. The course is designed for those who want to enhance their competitive edge in today’s art market.

The Details
  • Course Dates

    Course Dates

    Date: 9 - 13 January, 2017
    Day Course: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Faculty


    Christopher Baer, Director, Ben Brown Fine Arts
    Francesca Bellini-Joseph, Faculty, Online Courses, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
    Tom Christopherson, Head of Art and Law Studies, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
    Gareth Fletcher, Lecturer, MA Art Business, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
    Digby Halsby, Founder and Director, Flint PR
    Ruth Knowles, Senior Director, Investor Relations and Marketing, The Fine Art Group
    Dr Henry Lydiate, Founder and Director, The Henry Lydiate Partnership
    Clive Lord, Chief Operating Officer, Sotheby’s Europe
    John Martin, Founder and Director, John Martin Gallery
    Hannah O’Leary, Head of Modern African Art, Sotheby’s
    Anders Petterson, Founder and Director, ArtTactic
    Dr Iain Robertson, Head of Art Business Studies, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
    Anna Somers Cocks, OBE, Founder and Chairman, The Art Newspaper

    For full speaker biographies, click here.
  • Course Fees

    Course Fees

    £1,950 (£1,850 if booked by 12th December)

    Click here to book now and pay online.

    Click here to read Terms and Conditions.
    Payment by credit or debit card only. If you prefer to pay by wire transfer or cheque, please email the contact person listed on the course page.
  • Course Timetable

    Course Timetable

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  • FAQ


    Click here to read Short Courses FAQ.
  • Contact And Request Information

    Contact And Request Information

    For further information, please contact:
    Martin Williams, Public Programs Manager
    Email: or Request Information
    Tel: +44 (0)20 7462 3249

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