Cost: €100 for 10 weeks
Time: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm each Thursday
This 10 week course is aimed at people considering a creative career or early-start creative enterprises. The programme will help participants develop their entrepreneurial capability, and provide them with skills in small business management, internationalisation, and digital marketing.
Specific entrepreneurship skills covered by the programme will include management, creative thinking, problem solving, opportunity recognition and business planning.
Upon completion of this course participants will either be ready to establish themselves as self-employed creative professionals or to join an established creative industries company as an entrepreneurial employee, adding real value to the business through their creativity and internationalisation skills.
Participants will gain knowledge and experience in design thinking tools and methodologies for product and service design, understanding the stages of idea generation, problem solving, design iterations and revisions. They will be informed of and exposed to new opportunities in digital fabrication processes, new technologies and new ways of working.