Business for Creatives: Designer MBA


NOTE: Designer MBA currently has no live events scheduled! Click here to learn more about the online Designer MBA course, offering even more exclusive content!

Tobi Fairley’s Designer MBA is a business education for creative professionals – offering .8 CEU credits. From fees to staffing to marketing, Tobi provides her tried-and-true strategies to give creatives at all levels of training and experience the tools and the confidence they need to professionalize their processes and to sell their services with confidence.

In this intensive course, Tobi will show you how to:

  • Charge what you’re worth!
  • Get your financial house in order!
  • Attract your ideal client!
  • Market your business like a pro!
  • And you will earn .8 CEU credits!

Over the past five years, this course has TRANSFORMED design businesses across North America! Because of her unique combination of an MBA, business savvy, and her design experience, these are Tobi’s business strategies that really work, along with new ideas from Tobi’s own experiences in the trenches of design business. 

Here’s what a few of our Designer MBA customers have to say about the course:

  • “Since attending Tobi’s event, I had a 500% increase in profits! What Tobi will spoon-feed you is a roadmap to making money.” Mara Malcolm
  • “Tobi Fairley & Associates helped me immensely. I’ve gone from being unhappy with my business and processes to now having more confidence, enjoying my projects, getting great ‘magazine-worthy’ full-room jobs and, most importantly, increasing my profits.” Heather Blue Harkovich
  • “Tobi is so generous with her time and her knowledge. I walked in frightened about the future of my business. I walked out a confident designer! I have the tools to restructure, and I am rebuilding for success.” Alison Johnston
  • “I would have paid twice as much for the results I have already reaped!” Suzy Watkins
  • “After returning from Designer MBA, everything has changed in my business for the better. I have been sprinting just to keep up with everything happening. Now my time is not wasted running around, but in meeting new, quality clients and closing the largest contracts ever!” Kim Layne Gonzalez


There are currently no live dates available for Designer MBA – but you can take her online course here that offers all of the same amazing content that has transformed businesses across the country! Click here to learn more!


Cancellation Policy – We have a NO REFUNDS policy.  In the event of an emergency that prevents your attendance, we will extend a credit that can be applied to a future Tobi Fairley event or used on other Tobi Fairley products.

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