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Do you neeD support in starting or Developing your creative business? Do you want to gain a postgraDuate professional Development qualification? then, upstart training and business support could be for you. Upstart’s training and business support programme supports new and established businesses in the Media Arts – this includes: l l l Publishing, Interactive and Graphic Design Audio-visual (sound, music, games, film and video) Performing Arts and Theatre and Visual Arts The programme includes seminars and practical workshops from inspirational guest speakers from the industry, individual tutorials and student presentations. You will also benefit from 121 mentoring/coaching with an experienced creative practitioner. creative commerce oct – Dec 2007 A 10 week comprehensive programme of seminars and workshops covering a wide range of essential knowledge for the pre-start up and recently started creative business. The course includes: The Creative Economy and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Creative Thinking, Finding your Business Model, Running your Creative Business, Creative Capital, Branding and Marketing growing your creative business Jan – march 2008 A 10 week in-depth programme of seminars and diagnostic workshops to focus on the challenges of growing and sustaining a creative business. The course includes: Destination Innovation, Growing your Creative Business, Managing Money, Working Smart, Creative Communication, Management and Leadership how can i finD out more? To find out more information or to book a place for Creative Commerce or Growing your Creative Business please contact upstart@gre.ac.uk or call the Enquiry Unit on 0800 005 006. www.gre.ac.uk/upstart