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Entrepreneurship For Creatives Short Course

Course description

Alongside talent, artists, designers, image makers and creative professionals have prospered through a variety of means. Many skills need to be enhanced or acquired to become a successful practitioner or build a business within the creative industries. This course aims to assist in developing a range of inter-personal and practical enterprise skills to help you profit from opportunity.

Who should take this course?

Artists, makers, designers, photographers or any other creative professionals wishing to develop their entrepreneurship skills.

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners

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Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

  • Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
  • New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.
  • Experience life on campus
  • Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
  • Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
  • Ask questions of your tutor in real time
  • Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
  • Experience the many sights of London on your down time

A certificate of completion:

  • You've put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
  • As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance.
  • We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
  • Certificates are great to compliment your cv.

Available dates

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Details

Topics covered

Through a series of workshops, you will learn how to focus, negotiate, construct networks, create a vision, work with others, understand key legal aspects and business strategy. Learning about these topics will assist you in pursuing an entrepreneurial outlook which can inspire a new sense of direction. The course includes exciting talks by successful creative entrepreneurs.

There will be sessions on idea generation, publicity stunts, innovation, trend forecasting, crowdfunding, presentation and creating an inspired sales pitch.

City law firm Laytons LLP is offering a free business name check and trade mark search to delegates on this course.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A notebook
  • A pen
  • It would be useful for the second session for you to bring along small samples, photographs or print outs of art/design works or your creative products/ services

Meet the Tutor:

Alongside talent, artists, designers, image makers and creative professionals have prospered through a variety of means. Many skills need to be enhanced or acquired to become a successful practitioner or build a business within the creative industries. This course aims to assist in developing a range of inter-personal and practical enterprise skills to help you profit from opportunity.

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