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Postgraduate Certificate
in Creative & Culture Entrepreneurship

Do you want to create a sustainable career and future for yourself in the vibrant creative and cultural industries? Have you got a great idea and you want the tools to help to make it a reality? Do you want your idea to have an impact? Are you interested in harnessing your creative or cultural talents and learning more about how to use them for an entrepreneurial venture?
Creative and Cultural entrepreneurship is defined by those who practice it; the mindsets that drive them, the principles they employ to accomplish their work, and the impact that work has on the wider community. Trinity College Dublin has designed a new part-time Springboard+ postgraduate certificate (Level 9) in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship. The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship is delivered through a combination of classroom-based learning (60% delivery) and online sessions (40% delivery).

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    Beginning
    January 2020

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    Blended programme combining online (40% delivery) and classroom-based learning (60% delivery), Postgraduate Certificate
    (funded via Springboard)

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    Programme Overview

    Creative and Cultural entrepreneurship is defined by those who practice it; the mindsets that drive them, the principles they employ to accomplish their work, and the impact that work has on the wider community.
    On this practical Postgraduate Certificate (Level 9) in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship, participants will learn everything that they need to develop, manage, and thrive as a creative and/or cultural entrepreneur, even if they do not have any previous business experience. The ability to make meaningful creative and cultural contributions to society through an economically viable and sustainable model is a unique skill, one that should be nurtured and developed over time. Participants on this programme will have access to networking opportunities with potential collaborators, mentors and investors. Participants will collaborate across disciplines, bringing together people with diverse yet complimentary skill sets and backgrounds.

    Programme Content

    Module 1: Career Pathways

    This module explores principles of Design Thinking - Evolution of Innovative Ideas in Multidisciplinary Teams. Participants will also explore the changing nature of work.

    Module 2 - Innovation & Creativity

    This module explores principles and practices associated with creativity and innovation. It exposes students to frameworks and methodologies for idea generation, problem solving and creative collaboration.

    Module 3 - Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship

    This module introduces the process involved in creating, leading and scaling entrepreneurial start-up venture in the creative and cultural sectors.

    Module Dates

    The programme will commence in January 2020

    Location

    The programme will commence in January 2020. The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship is a part-time blended programme combining online (40% delivery) and classroom-based learning (60% delivery), providing participants with an accessible and flexibility approach to learning while having the ability to keep working or to dedicate themselves to building their own business full-time. This is an ideal opportunity to discover your creative value and develop a sustainable career while pursuing a postgraduate certificate.

    Participants will have access to leading academics in a new purpose built vibrant workspace (Tangent, Trinity's Ideas Workspace) at Trinity College Dublin . They will also have access to a world-class creative and cultural community at the university, which features regular industry-leading guest talks, masterclasses, and events.

    Academic Staff / Contributors

    Dr Daniel Rogers

    Admission Requirements

    The postgraduate certificate course will be open to graduates with a level 8 honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognised third level institution. Those with demonstrated entrepreneurship aspirations will be prioritised. As part of the entrance criteria, all applicants will be required to submit a 1-page personal statement outlining their motivation to undertake the course.

    How To Apply

    You can apply for any of our postgraduate certificate programmes via the Springboard website:



    Springboard+ is co-funded by the Department of Education and Skills and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.