Concept: business now

Project information

Index: 0945R2
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Innovation, research and technology development
Location SLOVENIA SLOVENIJA Vzhodna Slovenija Start/End date of the practice
Start: 01/09/2012
End: 31/03/2013

Topic of the practice

Support to new ventures in the field of CCI (cultur and creative industries) in order to improve the business skills of those working in creative/cultural industries. Main tools: training, consultations and web-learning tool.

Good Practice Information

Pilot module for the artists/artisans to rethink how to transform the artistic work into a business model and start/enhance own business venture: training sessions (individual and group work under expert supervision) about scratching own business ideas, modelling business and marketing plan, gaining basic economic knowledge; further individual expert consultations and web-learning tool.

Evidence of success

As shown in the preliminary research, the artists/artisans need tailored business knowledge, and training that highlights their possibilities (special emphasis was given to the existing practices and examples in the discussed fields). 9 young participants successfully concluded the training. Web-based tool is first Slovenian tool dedicated to support artists starting their own venture.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Marko Podjavoršek

Publik Market/ Marko Podjavoršek s.p.,

Annex completed on: 04-01-2013

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