Enterprise Development for Creative Practices - Clare Street

This programme is aimed at non-business graduates who are interested in starting a creative enterprise, looking to advance their careers by achieving a qualification in business with a focus on the creative industries sector or supporting the advancement of creative graduates into other sectors where organisations are increasingly hiring creative graduates for their creativity, critical thinking, problem solving and innovation capabilities.

Time Commitment
Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Subjects taught

What modules will I study?
New Enterprise Creation & Development (10 Credits): Fundamentals for starting a business.

Business Dev. & Management Practice (10 credits): Time & Project Management, Branding, Marketing & PR.

Leadership & Entrepreneurial Dev. (10 credits): Strategic Leadership, Negotiation, Ethics & Sustainability.

Scaling a Business (10 credits): Business modelling for a growth organisation.

Innovation & Product/Service Dev. (10 credits): Innovation - creative problem solving / design thinking.

Communication (10 credits): Presentations & Pitching, Digital Marketing & Content Creation

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?
Applicants must possess a primary honours degree or equivalent.

Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPL) will be granted based on relevant experience and training in accordance with LIT's RPL policy.

This is a Level 9 postgraduate diploma award. It is expected that candidates would be comfortable with technology. Ideal candidates would be those with previous design experience that may require enhanced technical qualifications to further their career. Prior experience with technology would be an advantage. This understanding is usually demonstrated with a portfolio of previous work or RPL.

Successful candidates will then be called for an interview.


1 year

LOCATION Clare Street

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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