Category: Training

Diversification Workshop: “COVID-19 Business Strategies: Creativity, Diversification and Transformation”

This new Diversification Workshop is available as a webinar or online workshop for creative, cultural, digital and other businesses worldwide. It can also be adapted to suit particular business groups and and the course content will be developed further. For example it was adapted for the Creative Scale Up Programme and delivered online for a …

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Lean Diversification for Businesses in Response to COVID-19

Lean Diversification is a method for developing new income streams during the COVID-19 crisis. The Lean Diversification approach is rapid and low risk, both of which are essential in a crisis. The idea of Lean Diversification is inspired by the ‘Lean Startup’ methodology that has been so successful for many new businesses in the digital …

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COVID-19 Diversification Strategies – How to Diversify in a Crisis

During the pandemic, many businesses are developing COVID-19 Diversification strategies. These can be simply emergency tactics for the short term, or more fundamental strategic changes for the medium term. Some businesses will later return to ‘normal’ (or the ‘new normal’) whilst others will be completely transformed, emerging with a new business model (or Business Formula). …

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Creative Scale Up Programme online workshop

David delivered an online workshop for the Creative Scale Up Programme, focused on helping creative and digital businesses to increase their creativity and innovation during the COVID-19 crisis. This successful workshop will be repeated on Tuesday 01 December 2020 (13.30 – 15.30). Register now to attend this free online workshop. The workshop is part of …

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The Art of Virtual Pitching – a Webinar with Enterprise Development Centre, Nigeria

David delivered a Webinar: “The Art of Virtual Pitching”, hosted by Global Entrepreneurship Network Nigeria and the Enterprise Development Centre, Nigeria. Contents. Find on this page: – Video. Part One: General points about making a winning pitch – Video. Part Two. Ten Top Tips for Virtual Pitching – Notes of the key points and top …

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Creative Business Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

During the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses around the world are responding creatively, finding new opportunities and adding value in imaginative ways. This page empowers and inspires Creative Business Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis. A new ‘COVID-19 Business Strategies’  tookit plus several other online toolkits and courses are now available as part of extensive online …

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Pricing Webinar for Creative Industry Businesses in Bosnia & Herzegovina

David delivered a pricing webinar for creative industry businesses in Bosnia and Herzegovina, on World Art Day 2020, hosted by Foundation 787 and supported by Swiss EP.The pricing webinar “Three Dimensions of Profitable Pricing” provided an opportunity to consider pricing policies from three different perspectives: calculating all costs to ensure breakeven or profit; the effect …

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Cash Flow Planning Spreadsheet – free download to use

David has published a cash flow planning spreadsheet as a download in a free toolkit product. This can be used as a cash flow planning tool to create a cash flow projection or cash flow forecast for your business. His presentation on cash flow planning and sharing his cash flow planning spreadsheet took take place …

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Liverpool Creative Industries

David has helped the development of Liverpool creative industries businesses and organisations through his business advice, training workshops and presentations. He has worked in partnership with Liverpool City Council, Merseyside ACME, Liverpool Vision and Culture Liverpool as well as other organisations in the city region to provide business support in his capacity as a business …

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