Creative Enterprise is designed for entrepreneurs at the very start of their business career
Thursday, 23 November 2017
British Council Ukraine and Ukrainian Fashion Week launched a project for for entrepreneurs at the very start of their business career in the fashion industry to develop the creative economy in Ukraine and to promote talented youth.
On November 21 - 24, IZONE space hosted intensive training for young creative fashion entrepreneurs by the British mentor Dee Halligan – a creative strategist and consultant with experience in Tate, Science and the National Trust.
During three days 20 selected participants of over 70 applied, learned to understand financial aspects of business, to analyze the internal and external factors that influence on business, to form the business model of their own company.
Several brief motivating meetings with the team of Ukrainian Fashion Week, which took place at the beginning of the training and helped participants to be optimistic about their capabilities. A lecture by PwC which covers local context of doing business in Ukraine, from business registration and taxation to Human Resources issues has provided the necessary knowledge about the prospects for the creation and operation of young companies.
Supporting the development of Ukraine’s creative economy is one of British Coucil in Ukraine arts’ programme key objectives. British Council in Ukraine has partnered with Nesta in the UK, disseminating their creative business training methodology around the world, helping creative entrepreneurs acquire the knowledge and the skills to strengthen their businesses and/or transform an idea into a sustainable enterprise.