We team creativity and entrepreneurship for impact and profitability!

We specialise in entrepreneurial training and business support for Creative Professionals, Businesses and Organisations.

Our programme includes accessible basic business curricula as well as hands-on support throughout the vulnerable stages of setting up and developing any creative business.

Be it Value Proposition-, Business Model- or Business Strategy Development; Customer Engagement, Audience Development or help with accessing funding we will get you where you want to be!

We have worked with Creative Professionals for over 15 years and we would be delighted to help you too!

Upcoming Events:

Erasmus+ KA1 CHANGE LIVES, OPEN MINDS

Training Programme 2018

 

The Creative Entrepreneurs Academy at CFCP is a part of a consortium that has come together to offer a series of courses via Erasmus+ KA1 programme for all working or interested in lifelong learning and professional development.

We offer 13 different 5-day long courses which cover Creative & Design Thinking, Diversity & Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Management, Personal Development & Well-being taking place in a number of locations throughout the EU.

Entrepreneurship Training Programme for Creatives

Ashford, Co Wicklow: 23 - 25 February 2018

Early Bird: €200 - till the 14 February 2018
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 business, organisation or project in a professional and sustainable way.

During the programme participants will develop a practical and comprehensive strategy that will provide a blueprint for their future success.

Developing a sustainable business model, understanding and articulating competitive advantage and unique selling points, defining value proposition, identifying go to market strategy and long term business goals will be the focus for the programme.

Participants can expect:

  • dynamic, effective and highly individualised training
  • experience-based learning
  • lots of feedback from tutors and peers

The training will be delivered by experienced tutors combining their own creative backgrounds with years of running creative businesses and teaching entrepreneurship to creatives.

The programme, initiated by the Centre for Creative Practices in Dublin in 2013, has been attended by over 800 creative entrepreneurs in Ireland and Europe, earning enthusiastic reviews and helping creative practitioners to successfully grow their business, organisation or project.

These 2.5 days will be the best investment you have made in your creative career!

Creative Thinking and Co-Creation Techniques

1 day workshop
Ashford, Co. Wicklow
12 March 2018

Early Bird: €150
Standard: €250

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 of  PO statements to "Yes, and..." we will look to develop out of the box creative solutions for real World problems.  We will look at a three stage work-flow taking us from idea generation, through validating the idea and testing.  We will look at a three stage work-flow taking us from idea generation, through validating the idea and testing.

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Creative Business Model Development

1 day workshop
Ashford, Co. Wicklow
9 April 2018

Early Bird: €85
Standard: €125

The workshop will help you to answer all your strategic questions and to define the backbone of your creative business. It helps you to prepare a smart plan for the short, medium and also the long term perspective of your creative business.

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Value Proposition Design

1 day workshop
Dublin
12 February 2018

Early Bird: €85
Standard: €125

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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Developing Your Creative Career

Online
February 2018
Course Cost: €150

Whether you are a graduate, or looking to develop your creative career this course will give you clarity, focus and a roadmap to work from. During the course we ​will look at your purpose,​ ​your niche,​ ​your dream job or career position​ ​and identify​ the steps you need to take to reach your goal.

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In-House Training For Creative Businesses & Organisations

Recommended for creative and cultural organisations and academic institutions

Online Creative And Artistic Entrepreneurs Training

Recommended for those who want to learn at their own pace and at a time that suits

Entrepreneurial Training Programme

Recommended for creative professionals, freelancers and SME owners

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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Find Us

Address
The Old Milking Parlour
Ballymurrin Lower, Kilbride
Wicklow, Ireland, A67TK64

Hours
Monday–Friday: 10:00AM–6:00PM

Contact
tel: +353(0)866084020
email: jo@creativeentrepreneurs.ie

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