We are lacking the necessary survival skills in the cultural and creative sector – a personal experience

We are lacking the necessary survival skills in the cultural and creative sector – a personal experience

We live in an era of radical new economic demands and environmental changes.   These demands require new ways of thinking, as such cultural and creative organisations have to adjust and adapt to in order to survive. 

Complete changes in patterns of community needs, audience requirements, generational and demographic changes, new forms of resource development and advancements in technology have shown that the old ways of doing things to promote organisational stability now need to be balanced by equally strong new ways of adaptability.  If cultural and creative organisations are to survive they need to proactively seize opportunities for change instead of merely reacting, they need to adapt, and adapt quickly. But in order to identify opportunities they need to know what constitutes an opportunity, and critically, how you can plan, validate and implement them. 

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Erasmus+ KA1 CHANGE LIVES, OPEN MINDS Training Programme 2018

The Creative Entrepreneurs Academy at the Centre for Creative Practices is part of a collaboration of three educational organisation that includes alongside us M-Powered from Poland and PlinEu from Poland.  We share one common value in that we believe that education is fundamental to empowering the current and future population of the European Union and to promoting growth, employability, social equity and inclusion.

As such we have come together to offer those working or interested in lifelong learning, continuous development and education a series of courses via the Erasmus+ KA1 programme.

As our common motto we have chosen CHANGE, based on one of the main goals of the Erasmus+ programme – “Change lives, open minds”.

Our educational offer is focused on adult and youth professional and personal development. We offer 13 different 5-day long courses aimed at training the trainers and individuals who are looking to complement their existing skillsets.

Our courses cover Creative Thinking, Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Leadership development and Management.

They will be run in scenic and inspiring locations in a number of countries throughout the European Union over the course of the next 2 ½ years.

Along with the excellent educational offer and state-of-the-art teaching methodologies we include in our programmes outdoor activities allowing our participants to experience the local culture and nature.

We also offer professional support helping our client organisations to prepare and submit their Erasmus Plus KA1 applications.

We encourage you to explore the power of education and personal development, to share good practices among your colleagues and co-workers, and bring back knowledge to your communities, organisations and eco-systems.

We challenge you to inspire and get inspired, to change lives and open minds.

Please get in touch!

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Value Proposition Design

To run any successful business you need a clearly defined VALUE PROPOSITION that explains how your product/service solves your customers’ problem, need or improves their situation. A Value Proposition allows you to define who your customers are and to offer them what they really want. It also helps to secure grant aid or private investment.

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Processing negative reviews

Oh it’s so easy to be wise after the event or so they say….. not saying this about Seth but as we see critics, people, workers etc are eager to pick apart complex decisions made by others.

Prime Ministers, CEOs, even football coaches are apparently serially incompetent. If they had only listened to folks who knew precisely what they should have done, they would have been far better off.

Of course, these critics have a great deal of trouble making less-complex decisions in their own lives. They carry the wrong credit cards, buy the wrong stocks, invest in the wrong piece of real estate.

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Erasmus+ KA1 CHANGE LIVES, OPEN MINDS Training Programme 2018

The Creative Entrepreneurs Academy at the Centre for Creative Practices is part of a collaboration of three educational organisation that includes alongside us M-Powered from Poland and PlinEu from Poland.  We share one common value in that we believe that education is fundamental to empowering the current and future population of the European Union and to promoting growth, employability, social equity and inclusion.

As such we have come together to offer those working or interested in lifelong learning, continuous development and education a series of courses via the Erasmus+ KA1 programme.

As our common motto we have chosen CHANGE, based on one of the main goals of the Erasmus+ programme – “Change lives, open minds”.

Our educational offer is focused on adult and youth professional and personal development. We offer 13 different 5-day long courses aimed at training the trainers and individuals who are looking to complement their existing skillsets.

Our courses cover Creative Thinking, Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Leadership development and Management.

They will be run in scenic and inspiring locations in a number of countries throughout the European Union over the course of the next 2 ½ years.

Along with the excellent educational offer and state-of-the-art teaching methodologies we include in our programmes outdoor activities allowing our participants to experience the local culture and nature.

We also offer professional support helping our client organisations to prepare and submit their Erasmus Plus KA1 applications.

We encourage you to explore the power of education and personal development, to share good practices among your colleagues and co-workers, and bring back knowledge to your communities, organisations and eco-systems.

We challenge you to inspire and get inspired, to change lives and open minds.

Please get in touch!

read more

Find out where you add value

Value Proposition Design

To run any successful business you need a clearly defined VALUE PROPOSITION that explains how your product/service solves your customers’ problem, need or improves their situation. A Value Proposition allows you to define who your customers are and to offer them what they really want. It also helps to secure grant aid or private investment.

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EU Funding Workshop – Presentations available online!

Check out the presentations from our recent EU Funding Workshop! The Centre for Creative Practices and Creative Entrepreneurs Academy were delighted to present this one-off event on the mechanics and policy behind Creative Europe, Creative Europe Media, Erasmus Plus,...

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Creative Thinking and Co-Creation Techniques Workshop

Creative Thinking and Co-Creation Techniques Workshop 12 March 2018 Ashford, Co Wicklow 10am - 5.30pm By using a number of creative thinking techniques we will give practical examples of how you can take ideas from conception to reality. Based around the frameworks...

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What are Value Propositions? How can knowing mine help me?

What are Value Propositions? How can knowing mine help me? A robust and impactful value proposition is essential for any business to effectively engage and connect with customers, partners, stakeholders, and critically internal employees, by clearly communicating how...

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How can I use the Business Model Canvas?

Why Do We Need To Develop a Creative Business Model Canvas? When Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur wrote Business Model Generation in 2009 they couldn't have imagined all the different applications users would come up with for their Business Model Canvas. In this post...

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On a semi personal note and from a capacity building and development point of view I feel that is it critical that we Mapping the creative sector in Ireland...

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New Voices of Ireland - Meeting Point

Spaces are really filling up fast for the 1st CFCP: New Voices of Ireland - Meeting Point....

So a please please register ASAP - cause like Homestore, once all the free Meeting Point tickets have gone, they have gone.... ... See more

New Voices of Ireland – Meeting Point Centre for Creative Practices Funding opportunities / Professional Development / Workshops / Talks / Networking The Centre for Creative Practices is delighted to invite you to our first annual New Voices of Ireland - Meeting Point. On this Get-Together day ... See more

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Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Creatives - Ashford Summer School 2018 - Creative Entrepreneurs Academy

On the subject of teaching and crowded trains, not that we were on the topic anyhow but imagine if we were... why not give yourself sometime to yourself this July?

This practical 2.5-day Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Creatives has been especially designed for all those who want to set ... See more

Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Creatives Ashford: 27 – 29 July 2018 Early Bird: €200 Standard: €300 This practical 2.5-day Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Creatives has been especially designed for all those who want to set up, run or further develop their own creative ... See more

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www.artconnectedopportunities.com

On a semi personal note and from a capacity building and development point I feel that is it critical that we Mapping the creative sector in Ireland... part of the initiative that ArtConnected covers allows us to map the sector in numerous ways... so our goal is to see if we can build a ... See more

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ArtConnected | Creative Opportunities At Your Fingertips

Meanwhile back on the farm... ArtConnected gathers pace.... so many creative opportunities on it so check it out... https://artconnectedopportunities.com/ie/

Create your calls and reach out to Artists nationwide in no time! View the available opportunities. Get ongoing update about all available and matching calls and opportunities. Grants, Commissions & Residencies.

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Check out the presentations from our recent EU Funding Workshop!

The Centre for Creative Practices and Creative Entrepreneurs Academy were delighted to present this one-off event on the mechanics and policy behind Creative Europe, Creative Europe Media, Erasmus Plus, Europe for Citizens and Horizon2020 – the EU Funding Programmes available to Creative Businesses, Organisations and Projects.

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