Tuesday 28 April 2020 to Friday 22 May 2020
Recorded online sessions

These Creative Spark sessions with London Metropolitan University were an introduction to the creative process of generation, development and communication of business ideas. Participants learnt how to come up with many different ideas and how to choose the best ones to work on. In subsequent sessions, participants learnt how to develop their customer base, deliver a successful business pitch, and ask questions from real-world entrepreneurs.

You can now watch  the recording of each webinar

Session schedule:

Date Time Session Description
24.04.2020 13.00  Ideation Workshop Learning how to generate business ideas.
01.05.2020 13.00 Focus on the Problem Learning how to develop business ideas starting from the problem
08.05.2020 13.00 Understand your Customers: Talking to Humans  Customer development and learning how to structure and run customer interviews.
15.05.2020  13.00 Pitch Builder and Pitching Tips Learning the structure of a good pitch and tips on how to best deliver it.
22.05.2020  13.00 Ask the Entrepreneur Ask the Entrepreneur | Everything you always wanted to know: questions from the audience to real-world entrepreneurs.

About the speaker:

Chris Lane is an academic and visual artist with interests in entrepreneurship and the creative industries. He has worked extensively in the community sector. He was previously course leader for London Metropolitan University's Digital Media Degree and instigated the UK's first-ever bachelors programme in Social Media. He was previously an Associate Dean and Head of Partnerships at London Met and currently leads provision in Community Development, Refugee Programmes Social Work and Youth Studies. He has been closely involved with the delivery of the Creative Spark programme in Uzbekistan and in developing an international Edition of London Met's Big Idea Challenge for the British Council.