Summer Academy Cultural Entrepreneurship & Leadership

Innovate your cultural organisation in a European transition country with entrepreneurial tools and creative leadership: theory, practice and project development

Date: in preparation

Summer Academy Cultural Entrepreneurship & Leadership offers an online mixture of lectures and workshops on cultural entrepreneurship and leadership:
  • Main topics: cultural heritage, cultural tourism, performing arts, museums, fashion and European subsidies.
  • Participants will develop their own project, based on the challenges from their country.
  • Participants will be empowered with cultural leadership and entrepreneurial tools in European countries in transition (former socialistic countries).
  • For: practitioners and master students in the field of culture

Join us at the international academy, run by experts and professors from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Ljubljana University.

Erasmus University Rotterdam School of History Culture and Communication is ranked second on the Top 2019 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking List for Cultural Economics.

School of Economics and Business, Ljubljana University is the only business school in the region with the triple crown accreditation; EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

Why:

  • To develop cultural entrepreneurship and leadership skills in European transition countries
  • To discuss your innovative cultural project with experts and colleagues
  • To get insight in recent academic entrepreneurship and leadership research

How:

  • By an interactive set of online lectures, workshops and discussions
  • By working on own projects, together with experts and colleagues

For whom:

  • Staff members of museums, galleries, theatres, concert halls, festivals, performing companies, small and medium sized enterprises in the cultural industries
  • Experts in the fields of cultural heritage, cultural tourism, urban development, fashion, architecture etc.
  • Individuals and (self-employed) freelancers who work in the cultural sector
  • Master students in the field of culture

Programme

  • Day 1
    Problem definition and concept development

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  • Day 2
    From leadership, vision, values, purpose and inspiration to entrepreneurial tools and requirements

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  • Day 3
    Best entrepreneurial practices in museums, cultural heritage and tourism, performing arts, fashion and urban development

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  • Day 4
    Organisation, EU subsidies, financing and working on cases

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  • Day 5
    Final presentations & conclusions

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The main domains to be covered:

  • Which are the similarities and differences in cultural entrepreneurship and leadership between European transition countries and Western European countries?
  • Which economic concepts can be applied in practice in order to foster the cultural sector in terms of entrepreneurship and leadership?
  • How can we apply our inspiration, knowledge and experience to common practices in transition countries as well as between East and West in terms of entrepreneurship and leadership?

Why should you attend this workshop?

  • exercise with innovation, creativity and other entrepreneurial tools through your own project development and your colleagues’/fellow-students’ projects
  • knowledge transfer: learn from each others’ knowledge, experiences and insights
  • extension of your entrepreneurial and leadership tools in a European context

Delivery & Organisation:

  • Date: 21 to 25 June 2021
  • Delivery language: English
  • Format: 5 days from 9 am to 5 pm CET + one evening on inspiration
  • ONLINE

Lecturers

dr. Darija Aleksić

School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana

dr. Frans Brouwer

Erasmus University Rotterdam

prof. dr. Arjo Klamer

Erasmus University Rotterdam

prof. dr. Ljubica Knežević Cvelbar

School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana

dr. Anna Mignosa

Erasmus University Rotterdam & University of Catania

dr. Trilce Navarrete Hernandez

Erasmus University Rotterdam

prof. Nataša Peršuh

Faculty for Natural sciences and Engineering, Fashion and Textile Design

dr. Judita Peterlin

School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana

prof. dr. Miha Škerlavaj

School of Economics and Business & BI Norwegian Business School

dr. Andrej Srakar

School of Economics and Business

Meta Štular MA

Freelance strategic planner and cultural entrepreneur

prof. dr. Ben Wubs

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Application

The maximum number of participants is 28. Based on the information provided in the application form, a committee of two faculty members will select the participants. This selection strives for a diversified group of participants (cultural sector, experience, country).

Practitioners’ price is 300 EUR + 22% VAT = 366 EUR incl. VAT
Students’ price is 250 EUR + 22% VAT = 305 EUR incl. VAT

For companies that are members of SRIPT, participation in the program is free of charge (until the slots are filled). When you apply, insert the code SRIPT in the notes.

No refunds can be made for cancellations received less than 3 days before the start of the program. In a case of no-show, there will be no refund of the programme fee.

After having submitted the application form, you will receive the decision on participation from the selection committee in your email box. In case you have additional questions regarding the content of the academy please contact f.brouwer@eshcc.eur.nl, if you have questions regarding the organisation and the application process please contact jana.benedik@ef.uni-lj.si.

An invoice will be delivered to the address provided in the application form before the academy starts.

* There are three stipends (participation price: € 0) available for three participants without enough financial capacity. You can apply for the stipend in the application form.

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*If you are interested in joining the academy, please fill in the form and we will inform you about the new date of the academy.

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