Prosper

Creative United's business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries. 

Prosper will deliver impactful business support activities to improve resilience, commercial capacity and investment readiness. Masterclasses, workshops and webinars crafted and delivered by industry experts will cover a range of support areas.

70 creative and cultural organisations have been chosen onto the programme and will be able to access training sessions for free. If you have been chosen as part of the programme, find more information here.

Those not chosen onto the programme can still access Prosper masterclasses, workshops and webinars. These training sessions will take place across England. 

Masterclass: Identifying and monetising your assets and IP

9:45am - 5pm, 17 August 2017, The Architecture Centre, Bristol
£200 or free for Prosper organisations*
If you've identified, or want to identify, commercial opportunities within your organisation, gain the knowledge and skills needed to seize on these at this one-day masterclass.
Book your place on the Masterclass.

Webinar: Social impact and investment

12 noon - 1pm, 8 September, Online webinar
£15 or free for Prosper organisations*
More details to follow...
Book a place on this webinar.

Workshop: Gearing up for growth

1:30pm – 4:30pm, 14 September 2017, The Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield
£85 or free for Prosper organisations*
‚ÄčIn this 3-hour workshop, business coach Gill Thewlis will cover all you need to know to successfully manage change and growth within your organisation.
Book your place on the workshop.

Workshop: Articulating your vision, mission and values

1:30pm – 4:30pm, 25 September 2017, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
£85 or free for Prosper organisations*
In this 3 hour workshop, organisational development expert Mairead O'Rourke will discuss the role of clear vision, mission and values in an organisation. 
Book your place on the workshop.

Masterclass: Mission-driven business modelling

9:45am-5:00pm, Tuesday 10th October 2017, Road to Recovery Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne
£200 or free to Prosper organisations*
Learn how to use the business model canvas to design, assess and improve your business plan. By the end of the day you will have a complete, mission-driven business model, which you can share, adapt and begin to implement throughout your organisation.
Book your place on the masterclass now.

Webinar: Introduction to 'Theory of Change’

12 noon-1pm, Mon 16 October 2017, Online
£15 or free to Prosper organisations*
More details to follow soon! 
Book this webinar now.

Workshop: Gearing up for growth

1:00pm – 4:00pm, Wed 1 November 2017, Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge
£85 or free for Prosper organisations*
‚ÄčIn this 3-hour workshop, business coach Gill Thewlis will cover all you need to know to successfully manage change and growth within your organisation.
Book this workshop.

Webinar: Community and the potential of the crowd

12 noon - 1pm, Mon 20 November 2017, Online webinar
£15 or free to Prosper organisations*
More details to come soon...
Book this webinar.

Masterclass: Identifying and monetising your assets and IP

9:45am - 5pm, Wed 22 November 2017, Digital Media Centre, Barnsley
£200 or free to Prosper organisations*  
If you've identified, or want to identify, commercial opportunities within your organisation, gain the knowledge and skills needed to seize on these at this one-day masterclass.
Book your place on the masterclass today.

Webinar: Understanding your USP

12:00 noon-1pm, Mon 4 December 2017, Online
£15 or free to Prosper organisations*
This 1 hour lunchtime webinar will help you identify and use your USP - your Unique Selling Point - so you can strengthen and improve your marketing and business outcomes. 
Book your place on this webinar now.

Webinar: The funding and finance mix

12:00 noon-1pm, Mon 15 January 2018, Online
£15 or free to Prosper organisations*
Led by certificated Business Mentor Remi Harris, this interactive session will look a range of opportunities including loans, grants, donations, sponsorship and blend funding. 
Book a place on the webinar.

Webinar: Creating a culture of innovation

12:00 noon - 1pm, Mon 5 February 2018, Online
£15 or free to Prosper organisations*
More details to follow
Book a place on this webinar.

*Allows access for one individual per organisation, providing sufficient credits. Extra places can be purchased, talk to your advisor for more details. 

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