This training is the result of the involvement of VisMedNet Association in the Youth Enteprise through Arts project. It is specifically designed to enable youth work and creative arts organisations and professionals to effectively engage the young people they work with in entrepreneurship education.
The course is designed in a way that it can be used by both youth organisations in the field of creative, performing and digital arts or used independently by individuals who are thinking about setting up a business.
The activity uses varied teaching methods and and makes available to participants resources to help individuals develop their enterprise skills as well as their business idea. The guide will enable young people to put entrepreneurial ideas into practice with a view to tackling challenges and problems identified within their communities.
It is specifically tailored for creative business start-ups and those who support them.
The training for professionals who work with young people is intended to help budding entrepreneurs:
Course Curriculum and Content
An Introduction to starting your own business
– What should you expect to get out of the process?
Module 1: Introduction to Enterprise
– Values – Mission Statement
Module 2: Assessing an idea – A good idea or a good business idea?
– Evidence Modelling
Module 3: Business Goal Setting & Planning
– Business plans – purpose, content, writing a plan, who can help, presenting a business plan
Module 4: Customers and Business Mapping
– Relationships – Associations to be made for the business process to work
Module 5: The Marketing Mix – Overview of Marketing
– The Marketing Plan
Module 6: Financial Planning
– Keeping Financial Records
Module 7: Getting it Right