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8. Creativity and Culture

8.6 Developing entrepreneurial skills through culture

Last update: 28 November 2023
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  1. Developing entrepreneurial skills through cultural activities
  2. Support young entrepreneurs in the cultural and creative sectors

Developing entrepreneurial skills through cultural activities

Trinity College Dublin offers a Postgraduate Certificate in Creative & Culture Entrepreneurship.


Support young entrepreneurs in the cultural and creative sectors

Business to Arts is a membership-based, charitable organisation that brokers, enables and supports creative partnerships between businesses, individuals and the arts. It builds creative partnerships between arts and business; so that the creativity and acumen of both communities develop quality cultural experiences and world-class collaborations in Ireland. Business to Arts teams its business members up with arts organisations and artists to develop solutions in areas such as sponsorship, commissioning, brand development, training, leadership development, internal and external communications and events. Some Business to Arts initiatives are supported by Dublin City Council and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.


Get up and Go mini company project is an optional competition targeting Transition Year students (students in the year between junior and senior cycles). In groups students think of a creative enterprise providing a product or service, market this good, and sell it to the target audience, aiming to make a profit.