Azerbaijan Cultural Enterprise Workshop

David delivered a cultural enterprise workshop on strategic planning for leaders of creative businesses and cultural enterprises in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Cultural enterprise workshop group in Baku, Azerbaijan

David Parrish with Cultural enterprise workshop group in Baku, Azerbaijan

 

Commissioned by the EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme, and working in partnership with the British Council in Azerbaijan, David designed and delivered the workshop with Georgian expert Shorena Lortkipanidze.

David Parrish, Sevinj Aghazada and Shorena Lortkipanidze at cultural enterprise workshop

David Parrish, Sevinj Aghazada and Shorena Lortkipanidze at cultural enterprise workshop

 

“The workshop was just perfect. I obtained techniques on strategic thinking that will help me to develop an effective strategic plan and to be more target-oriented. David Parrish was a very interesting speaker, ready to answer all our questions.”
– Leyli Salayeva /contemporary writer. Cultural and Creative Leaders. Azerbaijan

Some strategic planning tools, techniques, articles and other resources used in the workshop are also online and available for other leaders in the cultural and creative industries to use:

‘Create Your Own Business Formula’ – in English. Article available to download in several languages (more…)
‘Create Your Own Business Formula’ in Azerbaijani: Öz Biznes Düsturunu yarat
‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’ – free eBook version in English (more...)

Vision and Success. The importance of a Strategic Vision and clear Definition of Success (more…)
Internal Analysis of Strengths and Weaknesses using the PRIMEFACT checklist (more…)
External Analysis of Opportunities and Threats using the ICEDRIPS checklist (more…)
SWOT Analysis for Creative and Cultural Enterprises (more…)
Competitive Advantage. Online article and downloadable PDF. (more…)
Strategic Marketing. eBook ‘Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success. 63 Tips, Techniques and Tales for Creative Entrepreneurs’ (more…)

– “Ideas in Action” creative business case studies including ‘An Artist with a Passion and a Focus’ (more…)
Strategic Planning Framework for Creative and Cultural Enterprises (more…)

also connected to the strategic planning workshop…

Cultural Industries support project to help arts organisations and cultural enterprises to become more financially self-sustaining and enterprising at a time of public sector cuts – ‘Fit for the Future’ (more…)
– Strategic planning workshop participants and others can sign up for free information, ideas, tools, techniques and special offers to help them make their cultural organisations and creative enterprises more successful (more…)

 

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