Coming Soon: On-Demand Learning

The Proximity School of Coworking provides you with the tools, training and confidence to start or manage a coworking or flex space. Our new on-demand courses allow you to learn with flexibility and at your own pace. Purchase all courses or just the sessions that interest you most.

Online Classes for Coworking and Flex Space Management

Knowing Your Why

Knowing Your Why

Creating a compelling story about why you do what you do means the difference between succeeding and merely existing. Learn how to communicate your why to connect with members, network with partners, and differentiate your coworking space.

Business Model Canvas

Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a powerful tool that allows you to build your business model in just a few hours. If you’ve already created a business plan, you’ll gain new ideas to refine and improve your plan.

Identifying Your Target Market

Identifying Your Target Market

Which types of members would benefit most from working at your coworking space? Learn how to identify your ideal customers and build service offerings around their specific needs.

Building Your Pro Forma

Building Your Pro Forma

How long will it be until you break even? How much should you expect to profit from your coworking space? These questions are answered by having a strong financial plan in place, including a few simple forms we’ll cover in this session.

Funding Your Coworking Space

Funding Your Coworking Space

It can be daunting to raise the funds needed to start a coworking space. Learn several ways to generate the money you need to successfully launch and grow your business.

Hiring a Community Manager

Hiring a Community Manager

Discover what it takes to be a successful community manager, how your manager can shape the culture of your space, and what roles they should own for successful day-to-day operations.

Marketing Tips for Coworking Spaces

Marketing Tips for Coworking Spaces

Do you have a marketing plan for your space? This session covers marketing strategies as well as essential tips and tricks for digital and traditional marketing, including websites, social media and PR.

Building a Sales Pipeline

Building a Sales Pipeline

Do you have an effective sales process? Learn the importance of building a system that helps you reach your goals and keeps your space full. Not open yet? We’ll also give you tips on how to pre-sell your space before opening day.

Creating Community at Your Space

Creating Community at Your Space

Your community is what differentiates your space from working at home or the coffee shop. This session covers how to build relationships with your members and help members network and productively engage with one another.

Member Onboarding

Member Onboading

Through our work with hundreds of coworking spaces, we’ve gathered the industry’s best systems and tools for onboarding. Learn how to welcome your members and help them navigate your space with ease.

Programming and Events

Programming and Events

Events are one of the most effective activities for building your community and drawing new members into your space. Learn what it takes to create a successful event and see examples from high-performing coworking spaces.

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Proximity School of Coworking On-Demand Courses

Proximity School of Coworking

Are you planning to open a new coworking or flex space? Do you have a new manager to train? Is it simply time to jumpstart your business? The Proximity School of Coworking is for space owners and managers who want more information about:

  • Opening a new coworking or flex space
  • Managing an existing space
  • Operating with a viable business and financial model
  • Funding your coworking or flex space
  • Building community and attracting members to your space
  • Selling memberships and retaining members
  • Providing amenities that enhance the coworking experience for your members
  • Hosting events that engage your community and bring prospective members to your space
  • Hiring a community manager that supports your members
  • Helping new members learn the ropes and the rules at your shared workspace
  • Maintaining a purpose and vision while operating your space

“I am a complete rookie when it comes to coworking and I found the content to be very well-organized. The topics were always relevant and useful. Never once did I go away from a class feeling like what I learned wasn’t valuable and useful. It was well worth the time I invested.”

—Fraser Haug, C Point Coworking

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