Course description

Develop valuable skills for working with clients to assess needs, manage expectations and promote concepts. Apply time, budget and project management skills to vet contracts and meet deadlines. Explore how to assemble and present a professional portfolio of your design work.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to assemble and present a portfolio to market their design work
  • Assess client needs, manage client expectations and promote project concepts 
  • Explain basic copyright and contract considerations in creative work
  • Apply time, budget and project management skills to meet deadlines 


Recommended course preparation: XCGD 10003-Illustrator 1, XCGD 10004-Photoshop 1, XCGD 10006-InDesign 1

Applies towards:

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Section title
Business Skills and Portfolio Creation for Graphic Design
L - Lecture
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dec 01, 2024 to Dec 15, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
TXDK non-credit $305.00
Section Notes

•   Before your course begins, ensure your MyMRU account is activated. Step-by-step instructions for account activation can be found here. Once you have activated your account and have your MyMRU login information, you can log into your MRU Google account using your @mtroyal.ca email address and set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Help with your Google account can be found here, and help setting up MFA can be found here.

•   Course content will be available on the D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) 3 days prior to the start date of your course. You must be logged in to your MRU Gmail account to access D2L Brightspace. Your instructor will be available on the course start date.

•  Review our Student Information site for additional information about forms and policies, campus maps, parking information, technical support, and more.

•  For questions about this course or other information, contact cebusiness@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6861 / 1.888.392.3655 toll-free.

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