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Summer University at the Berlin University of the Arts Supports Startups

BERLIN, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --



The Berlin creative scene is a magnet for artists and creatives from all over the world. They are drawn to the vibrant and dynamic city life, abundant with opportunities for the implementation of creative business ideas. However, they often need support in realizing their businesses true to form. The Berlin  Career  College, the department responsible for creative professional development at the Berlin  University  of  the  Arts - one of the world's most renowned art universities - is offering the ideal introduction to the Berlin startup scene with its summer course programme "International  Summer  School  of  Creative  Entrepreneurship." The programme is sponsored by the European Union and runs from mid-July to mid-October 2014.

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Instructors, themselves creative professionals active and well-connected in Berlin, share their expertise and teach essential skills in creative entrepreneurship, self marketing, management and leadership :

The startup Dark  Horse  Innovation  GmbH embodies an unconventional business concept unifying entrepreneurial thinking with creative potential. Monika Frech and Dominik Krenzler, founders of the agency, show course participants how to quickly convert an idea into a functional business plan.

Ulrike  Müller  and  Nicola  Turner (London  cultural  leadership  programme) offer participants the opportunity to apply the "toolkit for business startups," developed by the British agency NESTA, to their own and develop their entrepreneurial skills in marketing and leadership.

The founders of Service  Design  Berlin, Olga Scupin and Manuel Hoffmann, focus on the optimization of user-friendliness in their workshop and teach methods to promote user-oriented, innovative service. Participants will learn how to optimally incorporate these ideas into systems and apply them to their own entrepreneurial projects.

The programme of the International Summer School of Creative Entrepreneurship additionally features workshops in Marketing,  Arts  Management  and  Financing.

For further information about the programme visit: http://www.udk-berlin.de/summer-courses 

Contact:
Universität der Künste Berlin / Berlin University of the Arts
International Summer School of Creative Entrepreneurship (ISSCE)
Stephanie Schwarz
Einsteinufer 43
10587 Berlin
Tel: +49-(0)30-31852087
E-Mail: [email protected]

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