Entrepreneurship is the heart of business. Successful businesses arise from a desire to seize an opportunity creatively. This starts with being a blue...

Creative Entrepreneurship


2000 NSW

The University of Newcastle

Event Details

Entrepreneurship is the heart of business. Successful businesses arise from a desire to seize an opportunity creatively. This starts with being a blue sky visionary, but soon needs to be translated into practical reality. In this course, we capture the creative spirit of an entrepreneurial mindset whilst providing you with skills for developing the opportunity.

For those starting or alternatively, those vested with growing a business, you will learn how an entrepreneurial spirit and positive risk-taking is needed to generate a return. In so doing, this course will equip you with a mindset for identifying and executing key opportunities that prevail in the market place for achieving success.
We will examine the creative process for ensuring your great ideas come to fruition and explain the business development steps required for achieving a successful outcome.
Learning Aims
This creative entrepreneurship workshop aims to:
  • Equipping you with the creative mindset, knowledge and ability to commence your entrepreneurial activity. 
  • How to succeed as a creative entrepreneur, including how to develop your personal brand and build a network that will help serve your cause. 
Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this creative entrepreneurship workshop you will:
  1. You will develop and refine your capability for taking limited resources and creatively transforming your ideas into sustainable business success.
  2. Successfully positioning and selling your ideas for obtaining funding, then developing your skills for achieving initial sales targets and building an ongoing business.
  3. Applying creative entrepreneurial thinking across disciplines as a means of personal empowerment.
This entrepreneurship workshop will cover the following content:
  • Developing a creative mindset that senses, acts on and mobilises opportunities in uncertain conditions/ vague real-world situations. In so doing, reframing problems for creating business opportunities.
  • Evolving your personal brand and networking with recognised entrepreneurs for support.
  • How to create a climate within your organisation that fosters creative entrepreneurialism.
  • Leading a team where members build relationships, observe, experiment and create in order to solve problems.
  • Assessing, strategising and implementing new ideas with creative flair.
Intended Audience
This Creative Entrepreneurship is suitable for aspiring entrepreneurs, leaders in a start–up organisation or leaders responsible for developing a new initiative within an established organisation. Business owners and post-graduate students seeking to build a creative entrepreneurial mindset will also benefit from this course.

Access and Inclusion

  • Wheelchair accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.