Courses

Support yourself and live comfortably doing what you love!

Explore our signature graphic design business courses here.

Maybe you’re just starting your
freelance business, or maybe you
already have the foundation –
either way, we’ve got you covered!

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Our students

Mary Mangus

Mary Mangus

Mary

Mangus

“My biggest struggle with freelancing has been simply starting, but Aventive Academy has given me a huge boost of confidence. It made me realize that discovering my brand’s purpose and vision will set up a solid foundation to run a successful business.”

Freelance starter kit

Start your graphic design business

It’s time to stop Googling “how to start freelancing,” “do I need a business plan?” and “how do I get my first design clients.” Our signature course for new freelance graphic designers gives you the information and strategies you need to set up a successful design business – and it’s all based on real-world experience!

The Freelance Starter Kit will show you how to establish the foundation of your freelance business, identify your ideal client, stand out as a graphic designer, set up your pricing and portfolio, and attract your first clients.

Freelance leveup up kit

Grow Your Graphic Design Business

You want to grow your freelance graphic design business. You already have some clients, and your business foundation is set – but your income and visibility isn’t where you want it to be. You are spinning your wheels, constantly looking for new clients, improving your services, trying Instagram, Facebook, and blogging, yet seeing minimal results.

The Level Up Kit will show you how to pass your current level, get more design clients, grow your freelance business, and finally make the revenue you want (while working way less hours!).

Student perks

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Online Learning

Access all Aventive Academy lessons from the comfort of your home, the beach, or wherever you want!

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Workbooks

Our courses include detailed workbooks to help you apply the lessons to your business fast.

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Community Support

Get access to a community of fellow graphic designers who are dedicated to reaching their goals!

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Self-Paced

Our self-paced programs help you learn on your own schedule – play and pause the lessons whenever you need!

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Lifetime Access

Need to revisit a lesson later? Not a problem -- you have access to our programs and materials for life.

Our students

Anuhea Chen Ransey

Anuhea Ramsey

Anuhea
Ramsey

“I would definitely recommend Aventive Academy! It’s specifically helpful for graphic designers in a world where a lot of people gatekeep this kind of knowledge, and you receive so many ideas to get things flowing.”

Freelance starter kit

Start your graphic design business

You’re tired of having a 9-5 and are ready to start your freelance graphic design career, but you don’t know where to start. You want figure out the business side and gain confidence so you can attract your first clients. This course has everything you need to set up a strong foundation for your business!

The Freelance Starter Kit will answer all of your questions such as:

  • If you need a business plan & brand strategy, and what’s included in each
  • How your proposals, invoices, and contracts should look
  • How to set your pricing – including if you should charge hourly or per project
  • How to figure out who your ideal client is and where you can find them
  • The things clients want to see on your website and portfolio before they hire you
  • How to stand out from your competitors and attract clients
  • And the most important: how to actually get graphic design clients!

We’ll also talk about overcoming imposter syndrome, setting up your online presence, marketing your design business, and landing your first paying clients!

Freelance leveup up kit

Grow Your Graphic Design Business

You’ve already started your graphic design business, but you still don’t have the consistent income and lifestyle you want. You know you are so close and can get there with a little help, but something is missing. This course will fill in those missing pieces so you can make money as a freelancer!

  • The Freelance Level Up Kit will show you how to
    Grow your audience on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Create a blog, podcast, or YouTube channel that generates leads and sets you apart
  • Get more e-mail list subscribers and create content that turns them into clients
  • Decide what aspects of your design business you can outsource to make more money
  • Reach more ideal clients using paid ads such as Google Ads or Facebook Ads
  • Improve your SEO and go to networking events without feeling awkward
  • And the most important: how to actually grow your graphic design business!

We’ll also talk about how to create content that makes your ideal clients say “I don’t care how much it costs – we already know we want to work with you!”

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Step 1

Get the course that’s right for you and start learning today! Once you press play, you will generate new ideas and have “aha moments” around how to move forward. Our courses make intimidating business concepts feel easy and fun.

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Step 2

Implement the coursework into your business and start seeing results fast. If you get stuck, you can always lean on our positive student community for feedback and ideas. These strategic action steps are where the magic happens!

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Step 3

Create success in your business and your life! You will finally have a steady stream of well-paying clients, a thriving bank account, a sense of purpose and fulfillment, work-life balance, and the freedom to work from anywhere.

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Get Certified

When you finish our courses, you will receive an exclusive Aventive Academy certification, diploma, and badge to put on your website!

Our certification indicates that you completed our business school and obtained expert knowledge in how to start and grow a freelance graphic design business. This certification will help you demonstrate your business skills to potential clients and gain a competitive advantage over other freelancers.

You can list the certification on your website, About page, portfolio, CV, or resume to build professional credibility and increase your earning potential. We’re proud of our Aventive Academy graduates and look forward to celebrating your future success!

Ready to get started?

Ready to get
started?

Ready?

Saying yes to our courses means saying yes to yourself. Your dreams are possible.
Our community is here to support you. Our courses will teach you everything you need

Your successful graphic design business
is closer than it seems.

All you need to do is say yes to yourself. Are you in?

Freelance starter kit

Start your graphic design business

It’s time to stop Googling “how to start freelancing,” “do I need a business plan?” and “how do I get my first design clients.” Our signature course for new freelance graphic designers gives you the information and strategies you need to set up a successful design business – and it’s all based on real-world experience!

The Freelance Starter Kit will show you how to establish the foundation of your freelance business, identify your ideal client, stand out as a graphic designer, set up your pricing and portfolio, and attract your first clients.

Freelance leveup up kit

Grow Your Creative Business

You want to grow your freelance graphic design business. You already have some clients, and your business foundation is set – but your income and visibility isn’t where you want it to be. You are spinning your wheels, constantly looking for new clients, improving your services, trying Instagram, Facebook, and blogging, yet seeing minimal results.

The Level Up Kit will show you how to pass your current level, get more design clients, grow your freelance business, and finally make the revenue you want (while working way less hours!).