Nesta Creative Enterprise Programme
The British Council, in collaboration with Viveka and with the support of Ankara Development Agency, are brining the Creative Enterprise Programme to Ankara between 27-29 March 2020 as well as series of warm up events.
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The Creative Enterprise Programme is a three-day practical workshop to help creative entrepreneurs turn their business ideas into reality. Over the three days, participants will learn the key aspects of setting up and running a creative business.
The workshop is led by a Creative Enterprise Programme associate with Nesta accreditation and features local guests and business experts. The associate will provide the support to help creative entrepreneurs explore their business ideas, develop their business proposition, and create a business model that suits their hopes and motivations.
The Creative Enterprise Programme has been developed by Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, and is delivered in partnership with the British Council. It brings Nesta’s Creative Enterprise Toolkit to life and uses a mixture practical exercises and activities that have been designed specifically for a workshop environment. The Creative Enterprise Toolkit is available to download for free and has been translated into Turkish.
Before the training, a Meetup and a Sprint event will also be held under the program. Creative Entrepreneurship Meetup, which will include detailed information about the program and will include entrepreneurs with business in the creative industries field, will be at CoZone on 5 March 2020.
Entrepreneurs selected among the applications will be invited to the Sprint event, which covers the design, prototyping and testing of prototypes with real customers and aims to minimize the risks in product development processes. The teams selected by the jury will be entitled to participate in the Creative Entrepreneurship Program with the presentations made at the end of this event, which will take place on 19 March at CoZone.
Design Sprint is an innovation tool that aims to examine the design, prototyping and testing of prototypes with real customers in a short period of time, and to minimize risks in product development processes.