THE BRITISH COUNCIL & MICROSOFT NIGERIA partners to train Creatives in the South East of Nigeria.
The British Council CEEP – Creative Economy E-Learning programme for aspiring and early-stage young African entrepreneurs is focused on entrepreneurship and delivers a collection of free online courses for the next generation of African leaders to support them through their business journey.
Upon completing the programme, participants will receive a certificate as evidence of their achievement. The certificate will make you eligible to apply for sustained support through mentoring, coaching, incubation and acceleration through our wider work in participating countries. But this particular link here is reserved for creatives in the South East Nigeria.
Are you a Fashion Designer, Photographer, Game Developer, Dancer, Musician, Comedian, Movie
Producer or Writer?
There is no need to stay local when you can go global!
You have a great opportunity to learn how to build a globally recognized and accepted brand today.
Understanding the Creative Economy (Including what sectors constitute the Creative Economy, the economic, social and cultural value of the Creative Industries) using relevant case studies and data to aid understanding).
Course 1: Intro to African Creative Economy
Course 2: Bringing Your Idea to Life
Course 3: Finding the Right People
Course 4: Building Your Business
Course 5: Branding and Marketing your Business
With the basic course as a recommended pre-requisite, the intermediate course will provide additional depth to basic courses and includes the following:
Course 1: Your Entrepreneurship Strategy
Course 2: Personal and Business Growth Strategies
Course 3: Protecting My Business
Course 4: Finance For Creative Business
Course 5: Building and Leading Teams
Course 6: Raising Capital for My Business
Course 7: Promoting and Pitching My Business
Social Impact through Creative Entrepreneurship
Provide participants with an understanding of impact entrepreneurship, social innovation and factors to consider in pivoting enterprises to achieve social impact
Topic 1: Introduction to ‘Impact Entrepreneurship’
Topic 2: Introduction to Impact Economy – balancing profit with impact
Topic 3: Understanding Social Innovation (including Human Centered Design)
Topic 4: Factors to consider in pivoting your enterprise to achieve social impact
Topic 5: Impact Entrepreneurship of the 21st Century: The role of technology
Topic 6: Inclusion, Sustainability and Values and Ethics
Topic 7: Types of financing for Impact Enterprises and how to attract them
WHO CAN APPLY FOR BRITISH COUNCIL CEEP?
1. Must be resident in any of the five south eastern states of Nigeria.
2. Must be between 18 and 35 years of age
3. Must be an entrepreneur operating in the creative industry
WHICH BUSINESSES ARE CLASSIFIED UNDER THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY?
1. Those in to music
2. Those into comedy
3. Those into movie making
4.Fashion and desiging
5. Theater Arts
6. Games Development
7. Hair dressing
8. Make-up studio
9. Dance and dance training
10. Creative Artistry
Also apply for: WOMEN TECHSTERS FELLOWSHIP CLASS OF 2023
BENEFITS OF BRITISH COUNCIL CEEP
1.Access to worldclass training in your field of business
2. Certificate of Participation (upon completion of the e-learning courses)
3. Opportunity for Incubation/Investment from partners
4. Access to more Opportunities (including grants) from British Council
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
Application ends on Friday March 04, 2022
HOW TO APPLY
The application process is so simple and should take you less than 3 minutes to complete.
To apply, simply click here