Creative Industries Leadership Program at the Banff Centre: Shaping the Leaders of Tomorrow

Creative industries are a rapidly growing area worldwide. They are positioned between science, culture, economy and technology. The wide ranges of branches are very much connected, depending on one another, combining both the social values and economic effectiveness.  These industries … Read More

Rethinking Education on Arts and Cultural Management: ENCATC Leads the International Discussion

ENCATC 21st Annual Conference held in Antwerp (5-7 November 2013) was on a very important topic on what should we improve and develop in the educational world to better meet the needs of tomorrow in terms of skills and competences … Read More

Promoting the Next Generation of Cultural Entrepreneurs

“It’s about the exchange of ideas” Experienced consultant commits to promoting the next generation of cultural entrepreneurs By: Oscar Tollast “It’s a great topic,” said Lidia Varbanova, overlooking the gardens of Schloss Leopoldskron. “I find it very important for the … Read More

What we really need is a “thinking arts manager”

Herwig Pöschl started his career as a creator in the field of music for film and media in the 70s. He is curator for regional and urban cultural development and creative industries, as well as an innovative educational cultural producer. He … Read More

Applying artistic methods in business management, training and beyond

Art and artists have a special ability to provoke thinking, to use creativity and innovation, to improvise and experiment, to extract the “invisible”, to symbolize, to bring our emotions on the surface. Artists experiment, raise awareness, challenge us, make our … Read More