The British Council in collaboration with Microsoft has launched a new programme to support young African entrepreneurs in the creative sector. The objective of the programme is to offer creative business management knowledge to creative entrepreneurs at various levels from beginner to advanced levels and opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing. It is open to youths aged 18 – 35 years. While the face-to-face interactive workshops are to be held in Zimbabwe, participants from Nigeria and other parts of Sub-Saharan Africa can partake online.
The two-day workshop will be all about creative entrepreneurship and applications close on 25 November 2022.
Basic: This module will expose participants to the creative economy, the sectors that constitute the creative economy, the economic, social and cultural value of the creative industries using relevant case studies and data to aid understanding of the concept.
Intermediate: With the basic module as a prerequisite, the intermediate course will provide additional depth to the basic module and its courses.
Social impact through Creative Entrepreneurship: The courses under this module will provide participants with an understanding of impact entrepreneurship, social innovation and factors to consider in pivoting enterprises to achieve social impact.
Creative Economy Policy: This module offers relevant insights for policy stakeholders in relation to the creative economy.
- Participants will receive a certificate as proof of their accomplishment at the end of the programme.
- With the certificate, participants can apply for further access to support through coaching, incubation, mentoring and accelerator programmes.
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