- How can we, as cultural planners, managers and policy-makers, promote a proper environment in which cultural entrepreneurship can flourish?
- What are the ways to connect creative practices and innovative tools with new business and financial models, and secure appropriate financial and material infrastructures to support them?
- What strategies do cultural entrepreneurs need to elaborate in order to manage a start-up creative enterprise in a sustainable mode?
- What is the role of strategic alliances, networking, collaboration and partnership in the entrepreneurial practice in the cultural sector?
This course is designed to fill the gap between a typical short webinar and a longer online course. Each workshop is led by an international expert, combines lectures and small group discussion, and meets online for two (2) hours, once a week for three weeks. There is also an online discussion board for sharing information and group discussion during the three weeks. There is no grading.
Instructor: Dr. Lidia Varbanova
The next edition of the course is this fall: there are three scheduled online sessions. Tue Nov 4, Nov 11 & Nov 18, 10am-12noon PDT.
Hurry up: registration closes Oct 21, 2014 !
Standard Fee: $240. The format of this course is 100% online.
Read a recent paper “How Cities can Nurture Cultural Entrepreneurs” published by the Kauffman Foundation (November, 2013) which discusses the importance of cultural entrepreneurship to communities.