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Thursday 18 March 2021


This Creative Launchpad workshop considers the fundamentals of successfully starting a creative business, from the founder’s dream to eventually engaging with clients.

During the workshop, participants will validate their business using a diagnostic approach which covers the main elements for any enterprise and will be the basis on which the original founder’s dream can be continually evaluated and updated over the life of the business.

During the workshop, fundamental stages are introduced through interactive exercises, allowing participants to develop the knowledge and skills they need to easily communicate and present the compelling elements of their own creative business to other participants, businesses, trainers, coaches and those who may influence or finance their future. As a takeaway the diagnostic framework will enable valuable future feedback to be input to the business case as it matures and grows.

Target Audience:

Business owners and sole traders, and people engaged in Business Development in innovative and creative entrepreneurs

About the Speaker

Stephen Harris, Director of Quesst Ltd, a training and development company incorporated in 1992 and sold in 2012, Stephen is a results and performance focused people development specialist who has achieved major impact and change in assignments and roles over a sustained period.

A Business Psychologist, Chartered Quality Professional, Management Accountant, and qualified Business Coach, Stephen is in demand in the UK as a speaker on entrepreneurship with a proven track record with Boards, Senior Executives and New Business Start-ups both internationally and in the UK.

Graduate Qualifications in Quality Management. He is a member of The British Psychological Society and a Chartered member of the Institute of Quality Assurance. Stephen is also a Licenciate of the City and Guilds Institute and holds a Cert Ed gained at Oxford.

Who should come along?


Business Owners

Creative entrepreneurs