Dispelling the Star Mythʼ " Realities of Fright, Freedom, Failure and Fulﬁlment in Creative Enterprise Education
Introduction"Creative enterprise education is about mindsets and context • Portfolio Careers • Sustainability • Opportunities and Risks • Understanding Skills and Options • Flight and Failure are Valid Responses • Reﬂection
Workshops"• Destinations• Entrepreneur or not entrepreneur?• First steps to your creative practice• Developing ideas•Creative graduates
Content • Values, skills audit, capabilities and aspirations• Do I want to be employed or self employed? What do I want to do?What can I do?• Do I have a good idea and can I make it work? What skills does that require?• Practical: money matters, tax is taxing, IPR, planning and managing, whatnext?
Feedback"• Why didn’t we do this in ﬁrst year?• Wish there was more, taught earlier!• Opened my eyes to possibilities + will help me to be braver.• Liked to see people I can look up to who aren’t money driven.• My views of careers were simplistic. I hadn’t thought of problems.• Helpful to understand that I can move outside of my ‘textiles’ box.
Luck"• “I can do it but it’s work, networks and luck!”Conference Challenge: Where have we been lucky and unlucky?
• Downloadable Teaching Materials and Workshop Plans• Graduate X• Forum for Discussion• Sharing and Collaboration Space
Task Alternative Role Models" Values Culture Career Path Idea of Success
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