Online workshop: Cultural Planning: An International Perspective, University of British Columbia: November 22, 29 & Dec 6 from 10am-12noon PST/PDT.

In this workshop we examine models, case studies and examples of cultural policy and planning at international, national and local levels from Europe, the Americas, and Asia. We identify key policy issues, discuss strategic alternatives and consider innovative perspectives on cultural policy that address key global issues such as sustainability, cultural development, cultural access and participation, democratic practices, social cohesion, intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity, and internationalization. We also address collaborative processes of cultural policy-making and cultural planning, international comparative analysis tools, and the evaluation of current cultural policies and their socio-economic impact. Read more and register:

Online workshop: Cultural Entrepreneurship, University of British Columbia: November 24, December  1 & December 8, from 10am-12noon PST/PDT.

This online workshop focuses on the essence, uniqueness and importance of cultural entrepreneurship in the overall strategic management and policy-making process. An important aspect of the workshop is intrapreneurship in the cultural sector and how to manage internal innovations in a systematic way. The workshop combines theoretical discourses with practical case studies from different countries around the world. Participants critically analyze entrepreneurial cases and examples by implementing appropriate theoretical models. As part of the learning process, we identify key issues and suggest strategic solutions for the development of start-up organizations, as well as from the perspective of cultural policy-making. Read more and register:

We also start a great new online workshop “Cultural Practices and Strategies in a Digital Realm”:  February 8, 15 & 22 2017 from 12noon-2pm PST/PDT.

In this workshop we will focus on the integration of new technologies and online tools in the arts and culture sector, examining the changes and challenges in the international cultural practices brought by the digital era. We will discuss digital collaborative strategies in culture, online marketing techniques, copyright in the digital era, digital entrepreneurship, and how all these influence our work as artists and cultural professionals, as well as cultural policy decision-makers.

The registration is now open:

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