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Rural Cultural Business Innovation Programme

Provided by Creative Fuse North East

The Rural Cultural Business Innovation Programme, part of Creative Fuse North East, is an exciting opportunity for creative businesses and registered sole traders in Northumberland to learn and apply effective and modern approaches to product and service development as well as project management.

This hands-on programme takes leading techniques from fast-growing businesses and tailors them to the unique challenges and opportunities for rural creative industry. Expect accessible concepts, practical tools, and varied, well-paced workshops, all based around your business.

A pair of day-long courses, with a gap between each session, will be held in both the Hexham and Alnwick areas:

  • Session 1: An introduction to the principles of lean startup, agile and personal resilience methodologies. Learn how these can make you more effective in identifying and realising opportunity while reducing wasted effort.
  • Session 2: Putting these principles into action and using a range of tools to create an effective approach to product creation, service development and project management.

The first sessions will be held in early January 2018, with the second sessions in early February 2018.